Category: Fukagawa Museum – Fukagawa Edo Museum, Edo Shiryokan, other.

Post

Fukagawa Edo Shiryokan

Fukagawa Edo Museum is also known as the Edo Shiryokan. It is found in 1986 in Koto, Japan. It is located near the Kiyosumi Gardens and Fukagawa Fudoson Temple. The museum is reconstruction of a small portion of the Fukagawa District, and the museum shows the area where mainly commoners lived in the early 19th...

8th May 20208th May 2020by
Post

Fukagawa Edo Museum: Kiyosumi-Shirakawa

Looking almost like a film set for a historical drama, the main exhibit here is a life-size reconstruction of an early nineteenth-century neighorhood on the banks of the Sumida River, filled with shops, warehouses, private houses, and even a canal with a traditionally built boat. There are eleven buildings in all, and you can take...

8th May 20208th May 2020by
Post

Basho Museum

The Basho Museum, which opened in 1981, exhibits material related to haiku, especially to the haiku poet, Matsuo Basho, contributed by Manabe Giju and others. The museum is at the area where Basho produced many famous haiku and travel writings such as the Narrow Road to the Deep North. After the great tidal wave that...

8th May 20208th May 2020by
Post

Fukgawa Edo Museum: A Unique Way to Learn About Historical Fukagawa

The Fukagawa Edo Museum, located a short walk away from Kiyosumi Shirakawa Station, is an interesting and pleasant destination for anyone curious about Fukagawa in the Edo period, however the information about geisha specifically is limited. In preparation for our presentation, my group went to find out as much about the history of geisha in...

8th May 20208th May 2020by
Post

Fukagawa Edo Shiryokan

Fukagawa Edo Shiryokan (深川江戸資料館) is an replicated indoor installment of 19th century Edo Shitamachi neighborhoods during late Tokugawa period. This historical replica exhibition depicts the nature of trade centered scene in Fukagawa district through fully-scaled old settlements, merchant stores, and fire watchtowers. The varieties of arrangements installed within the recreation of Edo help visitors guide through the...

6th May 20206th May 2020by
Post

Fukagawa Edo Museum

Fukagawa Edo Museum is a small museum which is full recreation of a 17th-18th century neighborhood with alleys, open houses, workshops and stores, where visitors can really get a feel for what life was like in Edo. Walking around the reconstruction of the Sagacho area of Fukagawa teaches visitors about the importance of stowing away futons, lets visitors in...