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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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.
The Fukugawa Edo Museum is a small history museum where you can be transported back in time to the Edo era. Find out what you can see in this cool little museum!
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 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. A visit to this large garden is a nice break from the cityscape of the surrounding area.
The Ueno Park in Tokyo has many temples and museums, and it is one of the most famous places to enjoy the cherry blossoms in spring.
The Hamarikyu Gardens are a Japanese-style park in central Tokyo where a fresh sea breeze blows. The gardens used to belong to the shogun lords and the Imperial Family, and you can still see some remnants of those days.
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.
Due to the firestorm that tore through the eastern side of Tokyo after the great Tokyo earthquake in 1923, thousands of people died in the area that is now Yokoamicho Park.