From Insight Guides: "...the Edo Tokyo Museum [is] a spectacular hall that encompasses a massive reconstruction of a part of shitamachi Edo from the 19th century. It is like walking onto the set of a samurai drama; there is even a lifelike dog relieving himself by the guard tower. Every 20 minutes, the lighting cycles through night and day. There are intricately constructed models of villages and a life-size reconstruction of Nihombashi, the Edo-Period bridge. It is one of the finest museums in Japan, well-planned and meticulously thought out..."