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Ueno Park, Taito

Categories: Nature & Parks
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4.4/5 based on 2,800+ reviews on the web
A hub of cultural attractions, Ueno Park originally served as the gardens of the Kaneiji Temple during the Edo period. In 1873 it opened to the public as one of the first Western-style parks. An island temple to the goddess of fortune and beauty floats in its pond, while the national museum and art museum stand as bastions of Japan's rich heritage. Rest up between cultural sightseeing, stop by the zoo, or visit the market under the elevated train line. In the spring, join the flocks of visitors enjoying the over 800 blossoming cherry trees. Plan to visit Ueno Park and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Tokyo attractions using our Tokyo holiday planner.
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  • This park is lovely to walk through if you have some time to spare while in Tokyo or if you want a day to chill out from all the traffic etc. I would not add this park as a must do in Tokyo. They have...  read more »
  • Direct linear regression was at work, but by night, I went to Ueno, unfortunately season in late may, also not when I could go to the Park and just instinctively Saigo's statue take their own to shutter press returned and passed their cameras from the older men I was. And proceed to the back and then go to the left and went down the middle of the pond. In the quiet cars, on the way back I finally identified the Shinobazu Pond and here is heart was calm. At work, walking slowly and I was not feeling.
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  • We visited Japan during blistering hot summer time and to be honest, Ueno Park is just a massive patch of greens where you wouldn't find yourself spend more than 1 hour under the scorching sun. But st...  read more »
  • Honest park. A lot of locals seem to gather to Ueno Park when the weather is good. I honestly thought the park was just OK. There are much nicer parks in Tokyo such as Yoyogi or Shinjuku Koen. Go to Ueno Park for the museums, go to other parks if you're only interested in parks... Interesting tidbit: the Ueno Park Starbucks is one of the busiest in the world!
  • Its crowded.if you have the time try the shinjuku gyeon. But if you want to do a picnic you can do it here and not in shinjuku gyeon.
  • On Saturdays, free food is given out to the poor at 13:00. People start queueing up at 11:00 in lines of 3 to receive food West of the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum. It's nice to see that organisations are helping the poor. Ueno Park is a very good place for viewing cherry blossoms in full bloom and for taking a stroll while enjoying nature. Sometimes there are really nice events hosted in the park and there will also be food stalls and performances. The park also has large fountains. It is a pity that the public toilets found in the park are not of acceptable cleanliness.
  • Found this by mistake and what a brilliant mistake. Beautiful park with cherry blossoms in season. Lovely to walk around for a romantic stroll and market stalls nearby to grab a bite to eat
  • Great for viewing sakura! Be sure to take a stroll around the lake nearby. The scenery for sakura is different as it Sutton's both sides of the walkway. Highly recommended in early April
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