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Centuries of creativity

Described by many as a village, Amsterdam packs the cultural punch of a city many times its size. While still retaining a bit of a ‘sex, drugs and rock 'n’ roll' reputation, Amsterdam is now more about being a ‘creative city’ where the high standards set by such Golden Age painters as Rembrandt are maintained. The city has become a global hub for art, design, architecture and advertising, but one where all its attractions are just a short and scenic bike ride away.

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Shitamachi Museum

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Shitamachi Museum

Tokyo in the 1800's

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This museum presents the living environment of ordinary Tokyoites between the pivotal Meiji restoration of 1868 and the Great Earthquake of 1923. Take off your shoes and step into re-creations of a merchant’s shop, a coppersmith’s workshop and a sweet shop.

Shitamachi Museum
2-1 Ueno Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Phone
3823 7451
Website
www.taitocity. net/taito/shitamachi
Hours
9.30am-4.30pm Tue-Sun.