Particularly well suited to a 'floor culture', the folding screen is the quintessential Japanese furniture piece. ... More
Folding Screen Museum
Particularly well suited to a 'floor culture', the folding screen is the quintessential Japanese furniture piece. This small specialty museum exhibits the many different tools required to carry out the screen production process. Commonly the folding screen has two or six hinged panels, the number 'four' being considered an unlucky. Historically screens were used in temples, castles and houses for both decorative and practical purposes - for example for warmth and privacy. If you a considering purchase of Japanese screens, this is a good place to learn what to look for. Admission: Free
Constructed in 1958, the Tokyo Tower soars 332 meters (1092 feet) in the sky, which is 13 meters (42 feet)
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This superb 65 room boutique property is minutes walk from Roppongi Crossing and Roppongi subway allowing easy access to the
entire city, and just minutes from the shopping and entertainment precincts of Tokyo Midtown and Roppongi Hills.An intimate designer ...
Various travel modes are displayed, including steam locomotives, bicycles, and even a mock up of a Japan Air Lines passenger
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