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You have to work to get here, but this is the Tokyo I wish I could still see. Located in a park, it displays about two dozen buildings from the Edo Period through the 1940s, lined along streets like it's a small village. There are 200-year-old thatched-roofed farmhouses and Japanese- and Western-style homes, as well as former businesses like a tea house, soy-sauce shop, bathhouse, and a photography studio. They're all open for inspection and decked out with appropriate furniture and other items. Plan on a couple hours here, plus another 2 hours roundtrip travel, but architecture and history buffs will find it well worth it.