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This sits in a prominent position in Ueno park and by all accounts kids were having fun.In a park which is primarily designed for adults (apart from the zoo) it is good to see the kids are thought about.
If your kid does not like zoo, I am not sure if this is a good place to put him/her for hours. Ueno Zoo is pretty big and my friend has easily spent 5.5 hours here. This little playground on the other hand is small,...More
My 3 year old son and I went to this playland to kill some time while my scholarly girlfriend went on to explore the riches of Japanese culture in the National Museum nearby. The playland is a fairly compact area with 20 or so big...More
Date of experience: March 2015
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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.