Time Travel to Edo Period!

Author’s photo Closed since the beginning of March due to repair works, the Edo-Tokyo Museum will soon be opening it’s doors once more to inform and delight its many visitors. You can reach it via the JR Sobu line and the Toei Oedo Line – located not far from the Ryogoku Subway station. An adult…

Sumida Riverside Cherry Blossom Festival

Located in the area between the Azumabashi Bridge and Sakurabashi Bridge, Sumida is known in the summer for an impressive fireworks display. Very much worth it to see in July as they have a system where everyone gets to cross the bridge for perfect views of the fireworks. However, nothing beats the view in the…

Ancient Tokyo–Time travelling at Tokyo Edo Museum

Have you ever imagined how Tokyo must have been before all the skyscrapers came and before technology hit the country? What was Tokyo like, during the Edo period? The old name of Tokyo was Edo, until 1868, when the Edo period ended and the Meiji era started. The Edo period stands for a time, where…