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Imperial Estates

The Imperial Stock Farm (Goryo Bokujo) Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture Momijiyama Imperial Cocoonery Tokyo Imperial Palace Imperial sericulture farm, domain of The Empress, who is personally responsible for the running and ceremonial feeding and harvesting ceremonies for silk production. Part of the silk harvest is donated by her to the Shōsōin repository. Saitama Imperial Wild Duck Preserve (Saitama Kamoba) Koshigaya, Saitama Prefecture Shinhama Imperial Wild Duck Preserve (Shinhama Kamoba) Ichikawa, Chiba Prefecture

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