Like its counterpart in Nikkō , this shrine inside Ueno-kōen was built in honour of Tokugawa Ieyasu, the warlord who unified Japan....
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art
This museum hosts blockbuster shows on loan from international museums (such as New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art). Other exhibition...
Ancient leaves that work their way up the pipes here give the water an amber hue, and the minerals are reputed to be excellent for your...
Tokyo Bunka Kaikan
The Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra and the Tokyo Ballet all make regular appearances at this large hall inside Ueno-kōen. Prices...
This branch of the venerable eel restaurant, Izu-ei, is located inside Ueno-kōen, right near Tōshō-gū.
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Ueno Zoo information
Japan’s oldest zoo is home to animals from around the globe, but the biggest attractions are two giant pandas that arrived from China in 2011 – Rī Rī and Shin Shin. There's also a whole area devoted to lemurs, which makes sense given Tokyoites' love of all things cute.