- What to See Around Ueno Station?
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What to See Around Ueno Station?
There are about 400 species of animals in the park, which is too many to see in one day.
There are also historical buildings and rich nature here and there in the park, making it a great place to walk around.
Access: 5-minute walk from "Ueno Station" (Park Exit)
Ameyoko Shopping Street
In addition, there are many bars and restaurants open from midday, making it a getaway for locals.
Access: Ueno Station (Central ticket gate)
The Ueno Royal Museum
Opening hours: 10:00 - 17:00 (Admission is 30 minutes before closing)
Access: 3 minutes on foot from JR "Ueno Station" (Park exit)
National Museum of Nature and Science
Another popular attraction is the Theater 36○ (Sanroku-maru), a globe-shaped video facility that was moved from the Nagakute Japan Pavilion at Expo 2005.
Another popular spot is Theater 360 (San Rokumaru), a globe-shaped video facility moved from the Nagakute Japan Pavilion at Expo 2005.
Opening hours: 9:00 - 17:00 (admission until 16:30, until 19:30 on Fridays and Saturdays)
Access: 5-minute walk from JR "Ueno Station" (Park Exit)
It is a nostalgic museum for those who know the old days, and a fresh and interesting museum for the young generation.
Opening hours: 9:30 - 16:30 (Admission is until 16:00, closed on Mondays and New Year holidays)
Access: 5 minutes on foot from JR "Ueno Station" (Shinobazu Exit)
Tokyo National Museum
The main building displays Japanese art, the first floor of the Heiseikan bld. displays Japanese archaeological artifacts, and the Toyokan bld. displays Asian art and archaeological artifacts. In the Gallery of Horyuji Treasures, you can also see the donated treasures of Horyuji Temple. There is also a museum store selling art and crafts, fashion, Japanese goods, and stationery.
Opening hours: 9:30 - 17:00 (last entrance 30 minutes before closing, until 20:00 on Fridays and Saturdays, but only for the General Cultural Exhibition; special exhibitions vary depending on the season; open until 18:00 on Sundays, national holidays, and holidays from April to September)
Access: 10 minutes walk from JR "Ueno Station" (Park Exit)
Suzumoto entertainment hall
The performers are mainly comedians belonging to the Rakugo Association, but in 2012, the idol group Momoiro Clover Z performed under the name "Momokurotei Ichimon", and sometimes you can see other unique performances here.
Opening hours: Daytime (12:30 - 16:30), Evening (17:30 - 20:40)
Access: 10-minute walk from Shinobazu Exit of JR Ueno Station.
Ueno has Ueno Park, a lively shopping street, and various cultural facilities. Why don't you visit these spots when you come to Ueno Station?
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