Ueno

Ueno

Ueno is Tokyo’s cultural capital, it is home to the National Museum of Western Art, the National Science Museum, the Tokyo National Museum, the National Museum of Western Art and the Ueno Zoo.

Ueno is a great place to relax with a visit to the Zoo or Ueno Park, you can also do some great bargain shopping at the Ameyoko Market. The easiest way to get to Ueno is via the JR Yamanote Line or the Ginza Subway line that both stop at Ueno Station.

Ueno

Ameyoko Market

About Ueno

Ueno is most well known as the home of the Tokyo Zoo that is situated in the equally famous Ueno Park. Ueno has historically been…


Ueno Station

Ueno Map

Below is a Map of Ueno with the major attractions numbered. You will note that most of the areas attractions centres around Ueno Park also known…


Ameyoko Market

Ameyoko Market

Ameyoko Market is one of the best Asian Bazaars, here you will find a little bit of everything, and much of it at bargain basement…


Ueno Park

Ueno Park

Ueno Park or Ueno Koen as it is known, is one of Tokyo’s more spacious public parks and is home to some of the city’s…


Ueno Zoo

Tokyo – Ueno Zoo

The Tokyo Ueno Zoo is the oldest zoo in Japan and dates back to 1882. Located in down-town Tokyo, the zoo is not only an…


Tokyo National Museum

Tokyo National Museum

The Tokyo National Museum is Japan’s premier collection of Japanese Artwork and treasures. There are two main exhibitions on display, one being the regular exhibition…


Only in Japan

Male Toilet Sign

There are often plenty of signs to help you pick the right toilet.