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Things to Do in Ueno

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Ame-ya Yoko-cho Market
The sprawling stalls have become especially famous for the traditional...
Markets / Bazaars, Neighborhoods / Streets Ueno
 
Benzaiten
Perched in the middle of Shinobazu Pond, this shrine is dedicated...
Religious Sites Ueno
 
Kan-ei-ji
In 1638 the second Tokugawa shogun, Hidetada, commissioned the...
Religious Sites Ueno
 
Kannon Hall
This National Treasure was a part of Abbot Tenkai's attempt to...
Religious Sites Ueno
 
Nakata Shoten Okachimachi
This store probably has more shades of green than the average...
Stores / Malls Ueno
 
National Museum of Western Art
Along with castings from the original molds of Rodin's Gate of...
Museums / Galleries Ueno
 
National Science Museum
The six buildings of the complex house everything from fossils...
Museums / Galleries Ueno
 
Roots Shakuhachi: The Bamboo Way
Once carried by itetarant Buddhist priests, the shakuhachi, a...
Museums / Galleries Ueno
 
SCAI the Bathhouse
A contemporary art gallery housed in a 200-year-old building...
Museums / Galleries Ueno
 
Shinobazu Pond
When an inlet of Tokyo Bay receded around the 17th century, Shinobazu...
Bodies of Water Ueno
 
Shitamachi Museum
Japanese society in the days of the Tokugawa shoguns was rigidly...
Museums / Galleries Ueno
 
Shogitai Memorial
Time seems to heal wounds quickly in Japan. Only six years after...
Memorials / Monuments Ueno
 
Statue of Takamori Saigo
As chief of staff of the Meiji Imperial army, Takamori Saigo...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Ueno
 
Suzumoto
Originally built around 1857 for Japanese comic-monologue performances...
Arts / Performance Venues Ueno
 
Tokudai-ji
This is a curiosity in a neighborhood of curiosities: a temple...
Religious Sites Ueno
 
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
By far the most ecclectic of Ueno's art museums hosts large-scale...
Museums / Galleries Ueno
 
Tokyo National Museum
This complex of four buildings grouped around a courtyard is...
Museums / Galleries Ueno
 
Tosho-gu
This shrine, built in 1627, is dedicated to Ieyasu, the first...
Religious Sites Ueno
 
Ueno Royal Museum
Although the museum has no permanent collection of its own, it...
Museums / Galleries Ueno
 
Ueno Zoo
The two main gardens of Japan's first zoo, built in 1882, host...
Zoos / Aquariums Ueno
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