Ueno

Ueno is often referred to as the cultural heart of Tokyo. Loved by tourists for the picturesque park, zoo, and history. Map pin to Ueno Train Station ►Things to Do in Ueno ►Dining in Ueno ► In this modern, yet historic town, Ueno serves as the epicenter for people who seek knowledge of their cultural history. It’s also a place to relax while taking a break from your busy life. Location It’s a city of the arts where cultural expression can be seen everywhere you look. You can spend an entire day exploring the remarkable museums or having fun at the zoo where you can see some of Japan’s native species. Visit the giant panda that China gifted Japan in 1972 as a symbol of the normalization of the relationship between Japan and China. You don’t have to visit the museums or the zoo to appreciate the historic temples and shrines that can be found…