Ueno Park

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Ueno Park
Ueno Park (Photo: Syced / CC0 1.0)

The Ueno Park (Ueno Koen) in the Taito district of Tokyo is a public park and with more than 10 million visitors annually the most popular city park in Japan. It includes the area of ​​the Kaneiji Temple, which was built there to symbolically protect Edo Castle, which is in the Boshin Civil war in 1868 was largely destroyed.



Ueno-koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-0007 (Map) (Directions)


5:00 - 23:00 Open Now

Opening Hours

Monday 5:00 - 23:00
Tuesday 5:00 - 23:00
Wednesday 5:00 - 23:00
Thursday 5:00 - 23:00
Friday 5:00 - 23:00
Saturday 5:00 - 23:00
Sunday 5:00 - 23:00
Holidays 5:00 - 23:00

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General Amenities

  • Baby-friendly


  • Barrier-free access


A 2-minute walk from Ueno Station on the Ginza, Hibiya or JR Yamanote lines.

Upcoming Events

1 upcoming event

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Satsuki Festival at Ueno Park 2025

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Ueno Toshogu Garden

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Ueno Park Part 2

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Ueno Artist Project 2018 2018-2019

Ueno Artist Project 2018 2018-2019

Nov 18th 2018 - Jan 6th 2019

The Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum in Ueno will be exhibiting the works of contemporary Japanese calligraphers from mid-November..

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Ueno Panda Festa 2022

Ueno Panda Festa 2022

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One of the highlights at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo are the giant panda cubs, Lei Lei and Xiao Xiao, who were born in June of 2021. The..

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Oyster Festival in Ueno Park 2025

Oyster Festival in Ueno Park 2025

Early Jan

Taking place in early January, the Oyster Festival in Ueno Park includes three days of oyster eating and sake tasting in the heart..

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Samurai Festival at Ueno Park 2025

Samurai Festival at Ueno Park 2025

Late Feb

Now in its 5th year, the Samurai Festival at Ueno Park allows attendees to experience Japanese history through samurai culture...

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Setouchi Gourmet Festival 2025

Setouchi Gourmet Festival 2025

Mid - Late Apr

The Setouchi Gourmet Festival takes place at Ueno Park, and it's a celebration of the culinary delights you can find in the..

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Shitamachi Highball Festival 2023

Shitamachi Highball Festival 2023

Jun 23rd - 25th 2023

This summer, the Shitamachi Highball Festival at Tokyo's Ueno Park brings together highballs with foods that pair well with..

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Ueno Park 150th Anniversary Event 2023

Ueno Park 150th Anniversary Event 2023

Oct 19th - 22nd 2023

2023 marks the 150th anniversary of the urban park system in Japan, and an event will be held in celebration of this at Ueno Park...

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Ueno Cherry Blossom Festival 2025

Ueno Cherry Blossom Festival 2025

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Typically, the Ueno Cherry Blossom Festival is held in Ueno Park from late March to early April. During this celebratory event,..

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