Monthly Archives: February 2020

Edo Tokyo Museum

Modelled after a traditional Edo raised storehouse, from the outside the Edo Tokyo Museum looks like an enormous spaceship crossed with a luxury cruise ship. As the train pulls into the Ryogoku district where the museum is located, you can see the building hovering over the Kokugikan sumo stadium about to beam up all of the wrestlers. This museum is Japan’s premier museum dedicated to the history of Japan’s capital city, Tokyo. (Image by fletcherjcm via What is Edo Tokyo Museum? Before becoming “Tokyo” in 1869, this area used to be referred to as Edo. At the Edo Tokyo Museum, you can learn all about the fascinating history of … 続きを読む