There are many great tourist attractions in the area surrounding Ueno Okachimachi. We encourage you to take the time to look around when you stop by
Japan’s first park: a place where nature and the arts coexist
Art museums, other types of museums, and even an arts college can be found within Ueno Park’s spacious grounds. Ueno Park is also a great place to enjoy nature, including its rows of cherry blossom trees in the spring and red, orange, and gold foliage in the fall. The Ueno Zoo is also a popular destination for families
Cultural facilities in Ueno Park: National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo University of the Arts University Arts Museum, National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Ueno Zoo
1-minute walk from JR Ueno Station, Tokyo Metro Ginza Line / Hibiya Line Ueno Station, and Keisei Line Keisei Ueno Station.
Directions from Ueno Park to Takeya:
2-minute ride to JR Okachimachi Station. 10-minute walk to Takeya.
A must-see in Ueno! Search for hidden treasure at Ameyoko
Seafood, snacks, apparel, cosmetics, home decor, and accessories can all be found at Ameyoko for sale at amazing prices. The Ameyoko shopping street runs between JR Ueno Station and Okachimachi Station. Take your time exploring Ameyoko while making your way towards Okachimachi Station.
1-minute walk from JR Ueno Station or Tokyo Metro Ginza Line / Hibiya Line Ueno Station
The oldest temple in Tokyo, and the symbol of Asakusa
Built in 628, Senso-ji is the oldest temple in the Tokyo metropolitan area. The large lanterns and statues of Fujin (the god of wind) and Raijin (the god of thunder) on either side of the Kaminari gate are a spectacular sight. The five-story pagoda and the main temple building are also must-sees.
7-minute walk from the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line Asakusa Station
6-minute walk from the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line Ueno-Hirokoji Station
Hunt for Shitamachi souvenirs!
Nakamise-dori features a collection of shops selling traditional Japanese arts and crafts, famous traditional Japanese sweets, and other Asakusa specialties. Nakamise-dori runs from the Kaminari gate to Sosen-ji and attracts many visitors. Here you can pick up souvenirs with a taste of old Edo.