This museum re-creates life in the plebeian quarters of Tokyo during the Meiji and Taishō periods (1868–1926), before the city was twice...
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...
Ueno-kōen's Kiyōmizu Kannon-dō is one of Tokyo's oldest structures: established in 1631 and in its present position since 1698, it has...
A long-running, authentic pub, the Warrior Celt is the rare expat hang-out on the east side of town. There's live music most weekends,...
This busy, famous place rustles up top-class soba (buckwheat noodles). There's a picture menu to help you choose. Look for the...
4 Ueno · interesting places nearby
Step into this alley paralleling the JR Yamanote line tracks, and ritzy, glitzy Tokyo feels like a distant memory. This open-air market got its start as a black market, post WWII, when American goods were sold here. Today, it's filled with vendors selling everything from fresh seafood and exotic cooking spices to jeans and sneakers.