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NameMaruni Shoten (household goods store)
Address Edo-Tokyo Open-Air Architectural Museum
3-7-1 Sakura-cho, Koganei-shi, Tokyo,184-0005
Access Bus from the North Exit of Musashi-Koganei Station on the JR Chuo Line.
Description This is a household goods store built in the early Showa period.(Showa period:1926-1989) It features a front wall covered in small copper plates ingeniously combined. The interior is a reproduction of how the shop was in the 1930s. Tenement houses have been moved to the back of the shop to produce the street atmosphere that existed in those days.(Early Showa period)

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