Japan's Crown Prince Akihito and his wife Princess Michiko had a private meeting with Spanish leader General Franco after arriving in Madrid on Saturday (October 13).
SV Crown Prince Akehito and Princess step down from plane and are greeted by Prince Juan Carlos heir to the Spanish throne
SV Japanese cameramen.
SV Prince and Princess meeting VIPs.
LV People waving Japanese flags.
SV ZOOM TO Prince and Princess waving to crowd on balcony (2 shots).
GV Monastery of Eacorio near Madrid.
GV Japanese royals arrive by helicopter.
SV Japanese Royals wave as they walk from helicopter.
LV People wave from window.
SCU Interior Gold Statuettes of dead monarchs.
SV Interior Japanese Royals inside monastery looking at plaques (2 shots)
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Background: Japan's Crown Prince Akihito and his wife Princess Michiko had a private meeting with Spanish leader General Franco after arriving in Madrid on Saturday (October 13).
Prince Juan Carlos, hair to the Spanish throne, and his wife Princess Sofia met the Japanese couple at the airport. The Crown Prince and his wife will spend their week long stay at the fifteenth-century Moncloa Palace on the outskirts of Madrid.
After meeting General Franco, Crown Prince Akihito and his wife visited El Escorial Monastery near Madrid. King Philip the Second of Spain built the monastery in the sixteenth-century.
Prince Carlos and Princess Sophia invited their distinguished guests to Spain n return for their Japanese visit last January.