Hiroshige’s One Hundred Famous Views of Edo

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One Hundred Famous Views of Edo is a series of 118 woodblock prints by the Japanese ukiyo-e artist Hiroshige UTAGAWA (1797 – 1858) depicting the city of Edo (modern day Tokyo) in differing seasons and weather conditions from a variety of different places and distances. This museum also holds a collection of over 10,000 rare bank notes, coins of the ancient world, and coins from Japan’s Nara period. Admission is free.

(Left) Surugacho (Right) Kinryuzan Temple - Courtesy of the MUFG Money Museum

  • When: Tuesday, January 10 – Sunday, April 8 (09:00 – 16:00); closed ONLY on Mondays and holidays.
  • Where: Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Money Museum 三菱東京UFJ銀行貨幣資料館
  • Access: From Sakae Oasis 21 Bus Terminal (bus stop #3) take any bus bound for Hikiyama 引山, get off at Akatsuka-shirakabe 赤塚白壁. Costs 200 Yen; takes about 10 – 15 minutes.