The Ginza District
A sliver of silver in Tokyo
by Alana Ringen, age 11
Tokyo, an abode to tradition and expression, is home to a “place of silver,” the Ginza District. Ginza, famous for producing silver, was once home to the state mint, hence the name. In the Ginza District there are many different places that you can visit, like the Ueno-Koen Park and the Kabukiza Theater.
The Ueno-Koen Park is filled with various museums. One of them is the Tokyo National Museum, which is filled with original Japanese paintings. Another museum is the National Science Museum, along with the Shitimachi History Museum. [Read More]