There are only a few calm places in Tokyo. Ueno has not only bustling places for family, but also calm places for adults like historical heritages, museum and big park. Why don’t you have special experience in Ueno?
1. About Ueno
6. Yanaka Ginza
Ueno is located in Taitō, Tokyo.
The nearest stations are JR Ueno sta, Keisei Ueno sta
and JR Okachimachi sta.
This is a map around Ueno sta.
There are world heritage, Ueno zoo, many museums and gourmet in Ueno-park. Not only with family, but also alone or couple.
This park is the first park in Japan since 1873. People call Ueno-park “Ueno-no-mori”. You can see stunning cherry blossoms in spring.
Fee adults: 600yen
under 15: 200yen
Hours 9:30am ~ 5:00pm
National Museum of Nature and Science
Fee adults: 620yen
under 18: free
Hours 9:00am ~ 5:00pm (usually)
9:00am ~ 8:00pm (Friday, Saturday)
Shinobazu Pond & Bentendou
Address: 5-20 Uenokoen, Taitō, Tokyo 110-0007
Access: The Ueno Park Exit of JR Ueno Station is the most direct route to Ueno Park.
There are 19 restaurants and café. For example Japanese food restaurant, Western food, Chinese food, bar and coffee shop. This is connected to the Ueno-park. You can eat something while working around the park.
This is Japanese shopping district Ameya-yokocho called Ameyoko.
There are many cheep shops. For example foods, fashion goods, brand name goods, sundries and meals.
Location: Under the elevated area between JR Ueno station and JR Okachimachi station.
This mansion was built in 1896. It is certified as a Japanese important national treasure.
It is located by Ueno-park.
It has western style building and Japanese style building. It also has beautiful garden.
It is very photogenic spot!
Address:1 Chome-3-４５ Ikenohata, Taitō, Tokyo 110-0008
Hours: Opens 9AM Closed 5PM
This is Japanese retro style shopping district. There are so many shops. Food, clothing and sundries are mainly sold there.
You can enjoy not only shopping, but also Japanese traditional style.
Japanese retro style cafe
Address: 3 Chome-13-1 Yanaka, Taitō, Tokyo 110-0001
Enjoy your stay in Ueno!!