Information about Ueno tourism and shops

06/05/2015

JR Ueno Station is the gateway to Tokyo of the north.
JR Tohoku Shinkansen-Joetsu Shinkansen and the JR Yamanote Line, Keihin-Tohoku Line, there is a station of the subway each line and Keisei Electric Railway.
Ueno Park is known as the Mecca of “Hanami" from the Edo period, when combined with such as Zoo, have planted trees about 1,200 cherry trees.
There are also cultural facilities such as museums, zoos and museums in the park.
Ueno Hirokoji and JR elevated tracks under Ameya Yokocho is a shopping street shops are concentrated.

Food map

The food of Japan of 10 categories listed in each popularity and price, there is also a map from the nearest station.
Please search the shops of ueno your favorite from the following link.
With a Tokyo metropolitan area of food culture




Maid cafe

There is a maid cafe information in the vicinity of Ueno.
Please search the shops of ueno your favorite from the following link.
Ueno maid cafe

Shopping & Souvenirs

We have introduced the popular Japanese souvenirs abroad.
The department stores and electronics stores to buy souvenirs divided into each major station, also it is posted map from the nearest station.
Please search the shops of ueno your favorite from the following link.
Typical electronics retail store
Typical department storev
Typical variety store




Tourism and play

Park

 Uenoonshi koen(上野恩賜公園)

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Commonly known as Ueno Park.
As “Ueno Forest" in the park, which boasts the scale of the total area of 538,000 square meters is called, Tokyo National Museum, the National Museum of Western Art, the National Science Museum, and cultural facilities such as the Ueno Zoo are located concentrated.
In that Shinobu~ke Oka become a hill, it is a world-famous for its cherry blossoms from the early modern period, the number of about 1,200 that, according to the literature, that tree species rises to more than 60.
The season of cherry blossom viewing is surging 100 million people in a single day.
◇Access◇
台東区 上野公園・池之端三丁目
◇Nearest station
ueno(上野)

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Ueno Zoo

In the first opening of the park to the zoo in Japan in 1882, it has been bred about 400 species 3,000 animals.
Park with a total area of 14ha is divided into Higashizono Metropolitan Nishizono, and are connected by Aesop bridge and monorail.
In addition to the popular giant panda in Higashizono, elephant house, forest inhabited by gorillas, tigers, and the like Bears of the hill.
Children’s Zoo in Nishizono, okapi, also other such as pygmy hippopotamus, not meet only in the Ueno Zoo in Japan aye-aye must-see.
◇Hours
9:30 to 17:00 (admission until 16:00)
◇Regular holiday
Every Monday (when Monday falls on the day of the holiday or citizens, the next day closed day)
◇Entrance fee
・General: 600 yen
・junior high school students: 200 yen
・65 years of age or older: 300 yen
※ elementary school or less are free.
※ There is free publication date (Opening Day (March 20) / Greenery Day (May 4) / citizens of the day (October 1)

Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum

Such as a co-host and a large exhibition to be held at the newspaper, including the Inten, there is a public exhibition by art organization of more than 240, paintings and calligraphy, sculpture, photography, etc. are held exhibitions diverse.
◇Hours
9:30 to 17:30
※Friday in the special exhibition: 9:30 to 20:00
◇Regular holiday
Each month the first and third Monday (it opened in the case of celebration holiday, the following Tuesday closed.)
※ However, special exhibitions and planning exhibition every Monday (it opened in the case of celebration holiday, closed on the following Tuesday).
※ In addition to the year-end and New Year holidays, there also be temporary closing in, such as maintenance.
◇Entrance fee
It depends on the exhibition. Please visit the official HP for more information.
Official site

Ueno Toshogu shrine

Shrine located in the Ueno Park. Old Shakaku is Fu-sha. The official name is the Toshogu, it is called Ueno Toshogu it with a sitting place name to distinguish with other Toshogu.
As a shrine to get used to see up close one of the few full-fledged Edo architecture in Tokyo, Japan around, of course, also from foreign countries many people will be in your worship.
◇Hours
9:00 to 16:30
◇Regular holiday
No rest (season-weather by there is a possibility that the time and the rest to change)
◇Entrance fee
Free

National Museum of Nature and Science

Science Museum to represent Japan.
There are two permanent exhibition hall of the “Japan Pavilion" and “Earth Museum".
In the “Japan Pavilion", it is possible to see the famous hachikō and, of Antarctic dog Giro stuffed.
In “Earth Museum", most save and real fossil specimens of Triceratops, which is said to be good, has been a large number exhibition stuffed large mammals and birds in the world.There is also a planetarium.
Official planetarium site
◇Hours
Except Friday: 9:00 to 17:00
Friday: 9:00 to 20:00
※both Admission until 30 minutes before each closing time
◇Regular holiday
Monday (or Tuesday if Monday is a holiday) and New Year (December 28 – January 1)
◇Entrance fee
General and university students: 600 yen
High school students and under: free
※ It will be free persons over age 65, please present the certificate, such as seen age.

National Museum of Western Art

National Museum of Western Art as based on Matsukata collection centered on painting, sculpture of the first half of the 20th century from the 19th century, such as Impressionist, was established in 1959.
Currently promoting the purchase of Western painting, sculpture works of the early 20th century from the Renaissance period in addition to the collection Matsukata, we have permanent exhibition.
Among them, as a museum where you can see the work of the old master (18 century earlier painter) who of the West, it is Japan’s leading presence.
◇Hours
9:30 to 17:30
(Friday – 20:00)
※Admission is 30 minutes before closing.
◇Regular holiday
Every Monday
※ However, Monday is opened if the holiday transfer of public holidays or holiday, the next day of Tuesday Closed
※ year-end and New Year holidays (December 28 – next year January 1)
Other, there is opened, it closed temporarily.
◇Central Closed
2015: October 5 (Mon) – October 9 (Friday)
◇Entrance fee
Individual
・General: 430 yen
・College students: 130 yen
Groups (20 or more people)
・General: 220 yen
・College students: 70 yen

Tokyo Buka Kaikan

Classical music and ballet, opera dedicated hall.
Great Hall, other small hall, rehearsal rooms, there is a conference room, restaurant, music Library.
■ Great Hall
Capacity 2,303 persons (first floor 1,282 seats, seats second floor 238, third floor 355 seats, 4th floor 268 seats, 5th floor 160 seats, wheelchair accessible 14 seats). Classical music concerts and ballet, is an opera dedicated hall. Characterized by some up to 5 floor seat.
■ Small Hall
Capacity 653 people (lower seat 338 seats, the upper seat 311 seats, wheelchair accessible 4 seats). Chamber Music, Hall suitable piano, classical music concert of chorus, etc. relatively small number of people. The audience has become a form surrounding the stage from three sides. Once it was a facility that can also be used as an international conference center.
■ Music Library
Classical music and traditional Japanese music, special libraries that collect the folk music of the material. Anyone If middle school students or more can be viewed and viewing free of charge. LP · CD64,000 sheets, 2,500 sheets video, 32,000 books music, books 25,000 are stored. Bunka Kaikan concert program since its establishment, even back issues of the magazine can be viewed.
◇Hours
9:00 to 22:00
◇Regular holiday
Maintenance and inspection date, the New Year’s holiday, other
◇Entrance fee
It depends on the exhibition. Please visit the official HP for more information.
Official site

Ueno Royal Museum

It is a private museum located in the Ueno Park.
It is close to the statue of Takamori Saigo in the corner of the Ueno Park.
The oldest is as an art organization of Japan, as a museum 1879 Foundation Japan Art Association, which was founded in (1879) is installed, the Fuji Sankei Group was opened in 1972.
Such as the special exhibition of borrows a public exhibition and overseas museum collection has been held at any time. In addition, the Ueno Royal Museum Grand Prize Exhibition from 1983, held every year the VOCA exhibition at Dai-ichi Life and co-organized than in 1994, and is committed to the development of contemporary artists.
◇Hours
10:00 to 17:00 (until admission is 30 minutes before closing)
※Exhibition by there is a possibility of change
◇Regular holiday
Irregular
※It depends on the exhibition.
◇Entrance fee
It depends on the exhibition. Please visit the official HP for more information.
Official site




Game center

You can enjoy from adult to children regardless of age.
Roughly where the shop also has established a crane game.

ADORES(アドアーズ)

◇Access◇
台東区上野4丁目9−14 上野K・KビルB1~4F
◇Nearest station
Ueno (上野)
◇Hours
10:00 to 24:45

TAITO Station(タイトーステーション)

◇Access◇
台東区上野4-10-17
◇Nearest station
Ueno (上野)
◇Hours
10:00 to 24:00

Shrine・Temple

寛永寺

It was built in 1624 – 1644 for the purpose of Kimon Chingo of Edo Castle. There is Tokugawa east-west Temple and imperial scroll Gate has been designated as an important cultural asset.
◇Access◇
台東区上野桜木1丁目14-11
◇Nearest station
uguisudani(鶯谷)

Accommodation in the vicinity Ueno

Popular hotels to foreigners
RYOKAN SAWANOYA
Annex KATSUTARO Ryokan

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Budget hotel
Hotel Villa Fontaine Ueno
UENO FIRST CITY HOTEL

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Capsule hotel
Capsule&Sauna Oriental