This shrine inside Ueno-kōen is most noteworthy for its photogenic succession of torii gates, which form a vermillion tunnel.
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...
This museum re-creates life in the plebeian quarters of Tokyo during the Meiji and Taishō periods (1868–1926), before the city was twice...
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.
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.