The history of Japan stretches back thousands of years. In Tokyo, visitors can explore the Japanese culture from the founding of the country all the way to the present day. Are your tastes are suited to samurai and the battles of that era? Or do you enjoy peaceful pursuits, such as art or theater? You can find something to suit your tastes in Tokyo.
See the history of Japan through the lenses of local Japanese culture and its practitioners. From the museums of Ueno Park to small city festivals, you can experience Japanese culture up close and personal. Learn the arts of ikebana or kintsugi from local masters. See ancient works and modern masterpieces in museums and in traveling collections.
There are also many events throughout the year. Visit a Japanese neighborhood matsuri and help carry mikoshi through the streets. Visit one of the numerous beautiful shrines and observe noh or kabuki stage plays. No matter your interests, Tokyo is a great place to explore the grand culture of Japan!