Opened in 1873 at the top of Ueno Hill, Tokyo's first public park houses several world-class museums, a popular zoo, shrines, ... More
Opened in 1873 at the top of Ueno Hill, Tokyo's first public park houses several world-class museums, a popular zoo, shrines, temples, a rental boat lake, historical monuments, hundreds of cherry blossom trees, and a lotus pond. Ueno Park, being Tokyo's largest, has so much to offer that a day would not be enough. Visit the park during every season to appreciate its full beauty.
Ueno Park is not all that it's hyped up to be. Homeless people abound in and around this park and make for a very uncomfortable feeling for visitors. If your intent is to visit the museums, then go. If you are going to see the Japanese culture, then there are other places in Tokyo that are much more fulfilling. I wouldn't recommend going to this park if it was the last place in Tokyo to visit.
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