Ueno is one of the most popular tourist areas in Tokyo, and for good reasons! It has a plethora of things to do and sightseeing spots. For one thing, it has one of the most beautiful and vast parks in Tokyo, the Ueno Park. On top of that, within a short walking distance of the Ueno Station, you have access to many museums, the famous Ueno market of Ameyoko, the Ueno zoo and many more attractions! Here are the top things to do near Ueno.
For people with halal dietary restrictions or for people who just want to eat great and affordable Japanese yakiniku BBQ, Yakiniku Panga is the place to go! What's more, what you are served here is authentic, beautifully marbled wagyu (Japanese beef)!
Unagi is the Japanese word for soft water eel. It is a type of delicacy that has been really popular for centuries, and the cuisine has stayed very authentic. For a quintessential Japanese dining experience, you have got to try unagi. One place in Tokyo highly regarded for it is "Obana" in Tokyo. Here is more information on this famous restaurant.
Now opening their 12th store in Japan, Itamae Sushi is celebrating with a huge discount until July 16th. You can get the tuna sushi set for half the price, at 980 yen!
Usagiya Cafe is an offshoot cafe of the iconic Usagiya shop of Ueno that has been serving what many consider the best dorayaki in Tokyo for over a century.
One of the best spots in Tokyo for cherry blossom viewing is without a doubt Ueno Park! Here is some essential information about the park and the surrounding area.