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Ueno, Asakusa
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Address: Ueno, Taito, Tokyo Prefecture
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Shopping galore

Way many place shops to go from food to souvenirs to food to clothes to shoes. Lots to see, lots to experience.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Noosa Heads
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ueno is on the Yamanote Line and is typical Tokyo but it is worth a visit because the Ueno Park (and the Zoo). There are many places around Tokyo just like Ueno but worth a visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Way many place shops to go from food to souvenirs to food to clothes to shoes. Lots to see, lots to experience.

Thank Angie W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In Ueno, you get all you want in a day. We started early in the morning and enjoy the park and lake. Then off to the zoo or the museums (yes, there are more than 1). We visited the museum of science (600 Yen adults, Schoolchildten are free). Stayed until noon (soo many fun exhibits). Off to the Ueno Eki... More 

Thank Jack H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ueno is nice area in Japan even it not offers you too many attractions. However, if you're coming in the Autumn/Fall, this is the most recommended area to visit. Yes, this area have that Ueno Park where people gathers to see beautiful Sakura in Autumn and yellowish leaf trees in Fall season. Ueno also have Ameya Yokocho Shopping Street that... More 

Thank Christian W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are many things to see and do here so frequent stops would be fine. There are several world class museums. There are Temples and shrines to soak up culture. There are many neighborhood shops and restaurants. You can find great food, local food, cheap food, lots of variety. There is Ueno Park which is always busy and surrounded by... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Elephants were the best. The other animals did not seem to be kept in the best conditions. Facilities for diaper changes and nursing were conveniently located at the rest stations.

Thank shuping l
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

More things such as Violet tower. Many brands of sport shoes , food , cosmetics, perfume. All are cheap and many restaurants

Thank Apple H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Korea Town - do your own barbqueing of delicate cuts of meats in an open Restaurant where the smell and smoke from all the Customers cooking is wonderful. Wash it down with Beer (Japanese and Korean people love their beer , eating and having a social time in these places). My wife liked the shopping there too. She really wanted... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Ueno got many restaurants, shopping cheap and mid ranged. Two stations are here too, Keisei and JR Station. Good location for families with babies since the station is accessible by Elevators and Escalators.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We loved the Keisei liner from Narita (under $50 for a family) to Ueno; the nearby food street has everything while on a night stroll. We were able to see all of Tokyo with affordable, fast train tickets - buy just for your trip, much more affordable than purchasing passes.

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Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa. Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit a variety of different museums and galleries. At Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at the end of the year, when many people go on shopping sprees. The town of Asakusa, developed around Sensoji temple, has many shops selling goods and clothing from old Japan, making it a great place for souvenir hunting. It's also known for various annual festivals, and the whole district gets involved with the huge Sanja Festival in May.
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