Edo was the original name of the City of Tokyo, and the Edo Period was when the national capital moved to Tokyo. This period was characterized by internal peace and stability, economic growth, and isolationist foreign policies, for these 265 years Japan was entirely focused on developing themselves as a country and a culture. The Edo-Tokyo Museum shares the history of Japan and Tokyo since the Edo Period. You can learn about life in feudal Japan, urban history and architecture, and the origin of traditional Japanese arts like woodblock printing, weaving, poetry, music, and kabuki theater.
Tsukiji Fish Market
Tsukiji Fish Market is actually an active wholesale trade market 5 minutes walk away from Ginza, one of the world’s most expensive plot of land. It is the world’s largest fish market and interesting experience that emphasize how important the seafood industry is to Japan. The surrounding sushi vendors in stalls near the market offer up the freshest sushi you’ll ever have.