Category: Ueno

Ueno Zoo

Ueno Zoo (恩賜上野動物園) is the oldest Zoo in Japan, built in 1882. The zoo offers about 464 species off all kind of animals, sea creatures and birds. There are many restaurants and vending machines in the park to enjoy some refreshments. You can also take a short ride by Monorail to...

Ueno – National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo

The National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo. Not only the exhibitions are impressive, the building itself is gorgeous as well. The museum is huge with its 6 floors filled to the brim with stuff to explore. Even just getting a short impression of everything will take half a day. Lots...

Ueno – Tokyo National Museum – Heiseikan

If you love art and historical things, you should definitely visit Tokyo National Museum (東京国立博物館) which is Japan’s oldest and biggest museum. You can find four different galleries in the Tokyo National Museum, each housed in different buildings; The Main Gallery (Honkan), Eastern Antiquities Gallery (Toyokan), the Heiseikan Gallery and...

Ueno – Chuo Dori Matsuri – Summer Festival

As you might know summer festivals are a big thing in Japan and in Tokyo, Ueno Chuo Dori Matsuri one of the bigger ones. These photos were taken during the parade. This grand parade goes on all day. Great way to spend your day with many different types of (traditional...

Ueno Park

Ueno Park (上野公園) is located close to Ueno Station and is a huge, public park. You’ll never get bored of this park as it’s filled with museums, temples, a zoo and more. Ueno Park is great to visit all year round. You can rent Swan Boats, enjoy nature and on...