Ueno Park, Tokyo

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About Ueno Park, Tokyo

Ueno Park, Tokyo - Address, Phone Number

Address: 110-0007 Tokyo Ueno Park, Taito-ku, 5-20

Phone: +81-338285644

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Time Required: 03:00 Hrs

Timings: 05:00 am - 11:00 pm Details

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The Ueno park is officially called the “Ueno Imperial Gift Park “ because it was a gift from Emperor Taisho to Tokyo city as a place of public recreation. The park is rich with greenery and birds during winter. This park also includes many other attractions in it. A number of famous museums like the Tokyo National Museum, the National Museum of Nature and Science and the Shitamachi Museum to name a few. The park also has a shrine to Benzaiten and Tokugawa Ieyasu's Toshogu shrine. The Shinobazu Pond is a pretty sight with pink water lilies and a good photo spot. You can make it a trip full of photographs and also a place to calm your senses because just like other Japanese parks, this park will give you peace of mind. The best time to visit this park is in spring when the cherry blossoms or Sakura blossoms as they are called are in full bloom. The park is full of pretty shades of white and pink and the weather is perfect for picnicking. The Japanese call this "Hanami" or "Flower viewing". It is a time of celebration and relaxation and Ueno park is central to this activity in Tokyo. 

Make Ueno Park a must see part of Tokyo itinerary 5 days, it is just about 2 KM from Sensoji Temple, another historic place in Tokyo. 

This much-cherished gift from the then emperor of Tokyo City - Emperor Taisho is indeed priceless position of Taito-ku, however Ueno Park Tickets are absolutely free of cost. There in fact are no Tickets for Ueno Park, however you can avail a guided tour to get the best of the park. For this, Ueno Park ticket prices may be subjective to the guide’s prices. To buy tickets for Ueno Park guides, check out our Ueno Park Tours.

Ueno Park Information

  • Wear comfortable clothing and shoes.

How To reach Ueno Park by Public Transport

  • Trains: Ueno Station on JR Yamanote line. Subway- Ginza line or Bullet Train- JR Akita orKeiseiUeno line at Ueno Station.

Restaurants Near Ueno Park

  • Inssuyotei
  • Kamonka Bamboo Garden
  • Danhirohanten

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Ueno Park, Tokyo Reviews - Write a Review

  • Very big park with nice landscapes and activities. The couple of shrines I visited are we'll manage and we'll kept. There is also a Starbucks cafe at the park, but the queue is very long.

  • Beautful and fun. Really enjoyed the zoo. Definitely a must if you're in Ueno.

  • Massive park with temples, zoo and beautiful gardens. This is the perfect place to spend an afternoon. Great choice for families however there is lots of walking so be aware that the kids may get tired.

  • If you visit Tokyo, I highly encourage you to enjoy the beauty of this park. The Japanese do a wonderful job in grooming their gardens, and this is no exception. One of the most scenic times of year to vist this is late March, early April when the sakura are in blossom. It's just beautiful here! Many Japanese bring boxed lunches and enjoy sitting in the grass here and eating their snacks or lunches. SO if you can come and visit, bring some food and drinks and just take time to relax in this oasis of natural beauty in the middle of busy Tokyo. It's a very Japanese thing to do! Don't expect much inside as far as food sales, so try to buy your food before you get to the park.

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  • One of a nice options to spend relaxing time with your family near Tokyo. Many nice tour spots closeby.

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