A recommended day out for families on the east side of Tokyo, including the Fukagawa Edo Museum, which recreates small slice of Edo-era Japanese life.
“You will appreciate the attention to detail. Not only are the building replicas pleasingly realistic, but the ambiance has also been considered. For example, the entire space goes through a day’s lighting cycle about every 45 minutes, complete with sunrise and sunset. There are a number of ambient sounds piped in through hidden speakers, as well: a cat meows from the roof, and a rooster crows at dawn.”
Read the entire column at the Japan Times.