by Bryce Marley-Jarrett
Today we are visiting the ward of Ryogoku in Tokyo. The home of many things, including Sumo in Tokyo, today we are visiting one of the most impressive and biggest museums in Tokyo: the fascinating Edo-Tokyo Museum.
The Edo-Tokyo Museum opened in 1993 in the Tokyo ward of Ryogoku, this museum is the pinnacle of Tokyo history museums in the region. The Edo-Tokyo Museum takes you through the birth of the Edo period in Japan, and birth of “Tokyo” (Fun fact - Edo was the name of Tokyo before it was renamed in the Meiji period). The museum takes you through the Edo period, with life size reproductions of buildings, theatres, bridges, vehicles and more. As well as reproductions to give you a visual of a time past, they also have amazing artifacts on display from the Edo period that are priceless.Read More