This red temple, up the path from the Takamori Saigō statue, was modelled after Kiyomizu-dera in Kyoto. During Ningyō-kuyō, women...
This museum re-creates life in the plebeian quarters of Tokyo during the Meiji and Taishō periods (1868-1926) through an exhibition of...
Saigō Takamori Statue
Near the southern entrance to the park is this unconventional statue of a samurai walking his dog. Saigō Takamori started out supporting...
Izu-ei specialises in unagi (eel), which you can take in one of two ways: either in a bentō (boxed lunch) that includes tempura and...
2-1 Ueno-kōen · interesting places nearby
Take a stroll down the causeway leading to the island on which Benten-dō stands. The temple is dedicated to Benzaiten, the Buddhist goddess of the arts, wisdom, the sea and the protector of children (she covers a lot of territory). More interesting than the temple itself is its location and the opportunity to see the birds and botany that thrive around the pond.