Tokyo Museums & Gardens | Travel Guide
If you only have a limited amount of time in Tokyo, you will need to make a choice from the many interesting museums and beautiful Japanese gardens that you can find in Tokyo city. We will help you decide where to go with this travel guide list of some of the best museums and gardens in Tokyo.
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Tokyo National Museum
The Tokyo National Museum was established in 1872 and is the oldest and largest museum in Japan. The Museum collects houses and preserves a comprehensive collection of art and archaeological object of Asia, focusing on Japan.
In the heart of the Japanese sumo wrestling city of Ryogoku is the acclaimed Edo-Tokyo Museum, where you can learn all about Tokyo when it was still named Edo.
Fukagawa Edo Museum
The Fukugawa Edo Museum is a small history museum where you can be transported back in time to the Edo era. They faithfully reproduced the townscape of the Fukagawa-Saga Town of between 1830 and 1844.
A visit to RiSuPia is interesting for everyone who likes to see what the future has in store technology-wise. Both kids and adults will have a fun time exploring this free center for around 1.5 hours, so it makes for a great activity in Tokyo
National Showa Memorial Museum
The National Showa Memorial Museum in Tokyo offers the opportunity to observe firsthand how the common citizen lived in Japan during the mid to late 20th century.
The Shinjuku Gyoen National Park is a large green area with beautiful landscapes that provide a sense of tranquility.
Ueno Park | Tokyo
In the Ueno park there are many temples and museums, and it is one of the best places to enjoy the cherry blossoms in spring.
The Hamarikyu Gardens | Tokyo
The Hamarikyu Gardens are a Japanese-style garden where a fresh sea breeze blows and you can feel the atmosphere of the Edo era.
For those who love Japanese-style landscape gardens, Tokyo is a paradise. Having been the country's political capital during the Edo period, Tokyo isn't lacking in beautiful gardens that once belonged to feudal lords. Most of them are now open to the public, and Rikugien near Komagome station in Tokyo is one of the prettiest gardens in the city.
Tokyo-to Ireido has a history that dates back to 1922 when the Tokyo government bought the land to make the park, but due to the great Tokyo earthquake in 1923, thousands of people died here.