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Ueno : 10 Best Things to Do in 2019
Ueno Park: 10 Best Things to Do in 2019

THINGS TO DO

Yanaka: 10 Best Things to Do in 2019
2 Days Itinerary in Tokyo: SHITAMACHI the Old Downtown
Ueno Toshogu: Tokyo’s Hidden Golden Shrine
1 Day Itinerary in Tokyo: ASAKUSA+UENO
YANESEN: Unspoiled Low-Key Neighbourhoods in Tokyo
Nezu Shrine: Tokyo’s Most Underrated Shrine
Yanaka Ginza: Tokyo’s Best Old-Fashioned Shopping Street
Ueno and Okachimachi Itinerary
Ueno Park Cherry Blossoms 2019
National Museum of Nature and Science: Meet the Dinosaurs in Tokyo!
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
Ueno Zoo: Must Visit Zoological Gardens in Tokyo
Sawanoya Ryokan: the Most Satisfying Japanese Style Hotel in Tokyo
National Museum of Western Art: The World Heritage Museum in Tokyo!
Japan’s Oldest and Largest Museum: Tokyo National Museum
10 Best Restaurants in Ueno Area 2019
Yabu Soba: Long-Established Soba Restaurant in Ueno
Ueno Restaurant Guide-vol.8: Ramen Ippudo
Ueno Restaurant Guide-vol.6: The Hard Rock Cafe Ueno-Eki
Sushi Zanmai Ueno: Quality but Affordable Sushi in Ueno
Sasanoyuki: Long-Established Tofu Restaurant in Ueno
Yamabe Okachimachi: Tonkatsu Restaunrant under 1,000 yen in Ueno
Uguisudanien: Delicious and Affordable Yakiniku (BBQ) in Ueno, Tokyo
Izu-ei: Popular Unagi Restaurant in Ueno
Isomaru Suisan Ueno: Popular Seafood Izakaya in Ueno
Inshotei: Kaiseki Restaurant in Ueno
AMEYOKO: Tokyo’s Craziest Street for Asian Bargain Spirit!

Ueno is a town that has been evolving ever since Ueno Station was built in 1883. Its history can be felt by its many long-running stores and restaurants.

The heart and symbol of the town is Ueno Park, which is the very first public park opened in Tokyo. The park is very green throughout most of the year and has a big lake in the middle. It is a very important place where people like to rest and enjoy nature, especially in spring when the cherry blossoms flourish. Ueno Zoo, which is located within the park, is the largest zoo in Japan.

Various science and art museums are also located within the park, including The National Museum of Western Art which is now considered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There is also Toshogu: a shrine worshiping the Tokugawa Shogun from the Edo period in Ueno Park.

The other face of Ueno is Ameyoko. A shopping street where you might forget for a while that you are in Japan. This street is packed with shops and restaurants from all around the world. Many of these that you won’t be able to find elsewhere. You will always find stores at a sale, where you can get great deals for shoes and clothes.

If you walk towards Asakusa, you will get to a place called Yanaka. This area is famous for maintaining the traditional atmosphere of the Tokyo’s Shitamachi downtown.