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Edo-Tokyo museum

Edo-Tokyo museum

I love a good museum, and this was first on my list. It focuses on a small period in history, but does an excellent job with the details. I love when they recreate scenes with life-size models! The miniatures were also incredible in detail. I learned a lot!

I love a good museum, and this was first on my list. It focuses on a small period in history, but does an excellent job with the details. I love when they recreate scenes with life-size models! The miniatures were also incredible in detail. I learned a lot!

Narita Airport: excellent origami museum located on the 3rd floor of the Terminal 1 Central building.

Narita Airport: excellent origami museum located on the 3rd floor of the Terminal 1 Central building.

A Giant Illuminated ‘Castle in the Sky’ Ship Built for the Studio Ghibli Exhibition in Tokyo

A Giant Illuminated ‘Castle in the Sky’ Ship Built for the Studio Ghibli Exhibition in Tokyo

In the 18th and 19th centuries, sideshow carnivals known as misemono were a popular form of entertainment for the sophisticated residents of Edo (present-day Tokyo). The sideshows featured a myriad of educational and entertaining attractions designed to evoke a sense of wonder and satisfy a deep curiosity for the mysteries of life. One popular attraction was the pregnant doll.

In the 18th and 19th centuries, sideshow carnivals known as misemono were a popular form of entertainment for the sophisticated residents of Edo (present-day Tokyo). The sideshows featured a myriad of educational and entertaining attractions designed to evoke a sense of wonder and satisfy a deep curiosity for the mysteries of life. One popular attraction was the pregnant doll.

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