Sunday, March 05, 2017

Shitamachi Museum

Back in time ... at Shitamachi museum or Shitamachi Fuzoku Shiryokan located in Ueno, Taito, Tokyo. 
Shitamachi is an area around Ueno and Asakusa where the ordinary Japanese used to live since Edo generation.
The museum is all about the traditional culture life of Shitamachi.
Replica of the merchant shop

old candy store

refreshments store 
It's a game set ...not food!!!

Sento or public bath

typical old Japanese room
exhibition of Shitamachi's way of life as late as 1940's.
nostalgic sewing machine
blacksmith display 

tea time! 

laundry area




An afternoon sleep on sakura tree branch at Ueno Park

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