Tatemono-en (Edo-Tokyo Open air Architectural Museum) Tour

Tokyo boast number of fantastic contemporary architecture. However, some of you may feel that they haven’t seen much of the traditional buildings in the city. One of the reason many of those traditional buildings aren’t seen in the city was from the history of Edo (old Tokyo) . Many historical buildings in Edo has been destroyed due to fires, floods, earthquakes and warfare. This Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum opened for the purpose of relocating, restoring, preserving and exhibiting buildings of great cultural value that cannot be preserved at their original sites and has made possible the passing down of these valuable cultural heritages to the next generation. From private homes to public bathhouse, there are so many fascinating buildings to look at. We are sure there will a lot of questions about Japanese life style, history and the stories behind the works coming up to your mind while strolling the museum, and we are to help you!
* Duration: 4 hours
* Starts: Marunouchi, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Tokyo boast number of fantastic contemporary architecture. However, some of you may feel that they haven’t seen much of the traditional buildings in the city. One of the reason many of those traditional buildings aren’t seen in the city was from the history of Edo (old Tokyo) . Many historical buildings in Edo has been destroyed due to fires, floods, earthquakes and warfare. This Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum opened for the purpose of relocating, restoring, preserving and exhibiting buildings of great cultural value that cannot be preserved at their original sites and has made possible the passing down of these valuable cultural heritages to the next generation. From private homes to public bathhouse, there are so many fascinating buildings to look at. We are sure there will a lot of questions about Japanese life style, history and the stories behind the works coming up to your mind while strolling the museum, and we are to help you!

Itinerary
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Stop At: Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum, 3-7-1 Sakuracho Koganei Park, Koganei 184-0005 Tokyo Prefecture

Outdoor museum of traditional Japanese architecture.

//IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION//
Please note that a house of Kunio Maekawa will be closed for the seismic renovation works from early October 2019 until the end of March 2020. We kindly ask for your understanding before booking this tour. Thank you.

Duration: 3 hours