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Ueno Park

上野公園

L2 5-20 Uenokoen, Taito £ Uguisudani £ & Ueno # Times vary, check websites for details Ueno Zoo: tokyo-zoo.net; Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum: tobikan.jp; National Museum of Nature and Science: kahaku.go.jp; National Museum of Western Art: nmwa.go.jp

Erupting in a riot of pink cherry blossoms every spring, it is little wonder that Ueno Park, one of Tokyo’s most beautiful green spaces, has figured in so many woodblock prints and stories.

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t One of the ornate Edo-era halls that make up the Tosho-gu Shrine, where Ieyasu was first enshrined

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