U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Japan at around 7 p.m. on April 23, 2014.
He was greeted at the airport by U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy.
President Obama enjoyed a friendly sushi dinner with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Sukiyabashi Jiro in Ginza.
On April 24, President Obama participated in a welcome ceremony with their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan at the Imperial Palace.
After the ceremony, he talked with Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko at the Imperial Palace.
President Obama also spent time with the family members of Japanese victims of North Korean abductions.
On April 24, President Obama held a joint press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Akasaka Palace.
Prime Minister Abe and Mrs. Akie Abe presented President Obama with a gift.
On the afternoon of April 24, President Obama visited the Miraikan (the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation) and met with Chief Executive Director Mamoru Mohri and astronaut Soichi Noguchi.
He also met with some Japanese students and ASIMO the humanoid robot.
President Obama observed a traditional horseback archery demonstration as he toured Meiji Shrine in Tokyo.
In the evening, President Obama attended a state banquet hosted by their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan at the Imperial Palace.
On April 25, President Obama bid farewell to Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko at the Hotel Okura.
President Obama boarded Air Force One and departed for South Korea on the morning of April 25.