Ueno Park is located in Taito of Tokyo, Japan. A long rich history, the park is most popular for its historical value as it features some of the most elaborate museums in Tokyo. Aside from the museums the park also has various other attractions which have grown popular among residents and tourists in Ueno City.
One of the many features that the park is known for is its great area of water which is large enough to go boating on. There are boat rentals at the park making it a larger tourist attraction as well as thriving attraction for residents seeking a nice exciting day with the family. Staying true to its popularity as a large park, it is now recorded as the largest in Tokyo.
Ueno Park is internationally known for being the first park in the Tokyo area, as well as serving as the largest facility in the entire area of Japan. The gates of the park were officially opened in 1872, and even then it was known for being a very large center.
By 1873 there were many museums being built as the city began to understand and display the culture of Japan. Shortly after the museums were opened Ueno Park became known as the most popular location in the city.
Much later, in 1982, the park opened its zoo to the public bringing even more attention to the area. At this time the park is known as the top tourist attraction in Ueno, and even much of Japan.
Ueno Park is accessible traveling the JR Chuo Line or Ginza & Hibiya Lines to Ueno Station. From Ueno Station, the park is a 2 minute walk. If traveling to the Keisei Ueno Station it is 2 minutes to the park.
Ueno Koen/Ikenohata 3-chome, Taito-ku, Tokyo