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Ueno

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Address: Ueno, Taito, Tokyo Prefecture
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Korea Town- right across the road from the Ueno Shinkansen Station

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Cavite City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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San Diego, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved this place for food and shopping, we did found a very reasonable price for Sushi and seafood BBQ, we bought a lot kid clothes and a lot product things Made in Japan.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is another area that is like Manhattan filled with many activities and things to do such as restaurants, places to drink, museums and parks.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ueno is a really convenient district to stay in as it is close to a large railway which can take you all of Tokyo with your JR pass. The area is close by to Ueno park to give you a breather from the sites and sounds of Ueno.

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Bologna, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

We arrived by metro, we had a tour of the little streets around but we didn't find anything really special or particular.. Just a series of average shops

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Miami
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

A great contrast with the "other" Tokyo. This is a park with a large pond surrounded with old budish temples, there is also a great little restaurant where to eat the best traditional Japanese food

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Having been a frequent visitor of Ueno bars and restaurants 17 years ago it was great to return and see not much has changed and it has retained its unique charm and character. (I'm still convinced Blade Runner's sets came straight out of Ueno).

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Bonn, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

I stayed here during my Tokyo trip. The area is nice and clean and access to all parts of Tokyo as well Japan is pretty easy and convenient, thanks to Ueno Railway Station. You can also take the train to Narita from here.

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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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