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This large park is a favorite destination of Tokyo residents, and within can be found many of the city's main attractions including the Tokyo National Museum, Ueno zoo and the National Museum of Western Art.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
5_20 Uenokoen, Taito 110-0007, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
+81 3-3828-5644
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Reviewed yesterday

We were lucky enough to get to Japan in April when the cherry blossoms were at their best. We had the chance to see them in various parts of Japan. But if you can’t travel around the country and happen to be only in Tokyo,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank marie p
Reviewed yesterday

In the middle of hectic Tokyo, a big park! We visited Ueno Park at the beginning of January, cold weather but sunny. Loved it. It's next to Ueno station and easy to find. Temples, shrines, museums and the Ueno Zoo...you find them all here.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank H D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our walk through Ueno Park on our wanderings around the Yanesen area. It’s picturesque and certainly provides multiple photo opportunities. Very beautiful.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nat5
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has a lovely collection of museums and a zoo. The park itself is SUPERB! Prettiest when in Autumn. The colour of the trees were just amazing!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Fraja_Beha
Reviewed 1 week ago

Finding it was simple. Walk it not so much because it is huge! It has many roads and is very educational, has many green areas and also a zoo (not very good) but also has a museum and free water drinkers are a lifesaver on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Japanese really have a way of maximizing the beauty of nature with thoughtful arrangement. This place is great for taking a peaceful stroll. There's lot's of people relaxing and spending time with family.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank supachoc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has a lovely collection of museums and a zoo. It is also a really pretty park. Hence, it would be a place that is great for tourists to Tokyo. Do check out online the information on the museums and their exhibitions as there...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Asperger_Singapore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Together with the Imperial Palace and Asakusa, Ueno Park completes the trinity of must-see spots in Tokyo, with its wonderful museums, shrines, Shinobazu Pond(said to be a microcosm of Lake Biwako), the city zoo(with its pandas), theater for the performing arts. Easily accessible on the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank warrenD190
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Even in winter this Park looks awesome. There is a lake in the middle with Lotus flowers there’s a zoo in the park and it’s right by public transportation. It really shines during the spring when the cherry blossoms are blooming

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tfizzle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked to the park early in the morning as our apartment is only 15 minutes away. The park is surrounded by Museums and a zoo. The park is full of local people taking their children out on the weekend. But everything is clean and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old
Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa.
Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit
a variety of different museums and galleries. At
Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the
grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed
alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at
the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
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Patrick G
14 October 2018|
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Response from hrtraveler | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the folks above; three hours isn't enough time to see both, but I guess it depends on how you luck is. We went to the zoo specifically to see the pandas, and waited in line about 50 minutes(this was a Thursday... More
Haokun W
3 October 2018|
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Response from sheryllemallavo | Reviewed this property |
I can't compare because i didn't visit San Francisco yet. Ueno Park was very nice especially during sakura (cherry blossom) end of March April. There's a lot to see in Ueno Park like zoo, museum etc. Don't missed to visit... More
16 April 2018|
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Response from suruchij2016 | Reviewed this property |
the season for cherry blossom is over for now, if you are keen for sakura season then visit Tokyo at the end of March