Nov 8, 2012

Downtown (shitamachi) area of Tokyo facing to Sumida River

Downtown (shitamachi) area of Tokyo facing to Sumida River

The town of Edo was roughly categorized into an uptown area west of Edo Castle where samurai lived, and a downtown (shitamachi) area facing several rivers and moats beginning with the Sumidagawa riverwhere commoners lived.



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