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Saigo Takamori Statue, Taito

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  • It sits at the entrance to the park if you arrive by JR at the garden gate exit this will be the first thing you will see. Takamori was dubbed the last true samurai and apparently one of the most infl...  more »
  • The statue itself may not be fantastic, but bearing in mind Saigo Takamori's role during a very turbulent period in Japanese history, I can't resisting seeing the statue every time I am in Tokyo.  more »
  • Yes, it's "just a statue", as other reviewers have pointed out. Nevertheless, I recommend you visit it. Here's why. You'll almost certainly travel through Ueno station, and if you exit at the Shinobaz...  more »
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  • Man with dog. Quite unique. Good meeting landmark.
  • The statue itself is just ok. Walk around Ueno park and visit the temples nearby.
  • Drink tea and saka accompany with blossomed sakura
  • On Wikipedia it was described as the symbol of Ueno park, but I met difficulty in finding it when I step out from the subway station. Despite this, the statue is interesting.
  • Interesting statue in Ueno park. Nothing more then that…