In 1873, Shiba, Asakusa, Fukagawa, Asukayama are specified as the first park in Japan by Dajokan proclamation. It used to be the area of Higashi Eizan Kanei Shrine in Edo period (1603-1868 CE). It became as government property after Meiji Restoration, then it has granted to Tokyo city through Imperial Household agency in 1924. At first it was centering on the main building of Kanei Shrine, mausoleum, Toshogu Shrine and its area. After that museum and zoo, art museum was built which makes it more cultural park.
Asakusa is one of the down town in Tokyo which is mixing with present and past.
It holds an established position for popular sightseeing spot.
"Kaminarimon" as its symbol of Asakusa and "Nakamise Street" for shopping. There are also places to visit such as "Senso-ji", "Asakusa Hanayashiki" and so on.
This tower is established as the world's tallest broadcasting tower in 2012 which people visit as new sightseeing spot.
Not only seeing the view from the observatory but you can enjoy the aquarium or various shops in "Tokyo Soramachi".
As an entrance of sightseeing in Tokyo, many people come to visit in Imperial Palace throughout the year. It is a treasure trove of history as Edo castle.
This is the oldest museum in Japan. This museum had migrated to Uchiyama downtown after it opened. After that it migrated to Ueno park in 1882 until present.
They display important cultural property which colored our long history.
This garden is specified as an important cultural property as a garden with high artistic or ornamental value. Not only as a garden but there are the tea ceremony which you can purchase sweets and sourvenir.
It was built in 1914. Building of red brick as a face of Tokyo station which has a style and feel this history. Has been beloved by people for long time. It has finally finished the save construction and restoration project in October of 2012. Now it has reproduce this station as 100 years ago.