Tokyo’s Ueno District is home to some of the popular cultural sites in the city, most of which are situated within the huge Ueno-onshi-koen Park.

These include the National Museum of Western Art, the National Science Museum, the Tokyo National Museum, the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, and the National Museum of Nature and Science. The first zoo in Japan can also be found here.

Located near Ueno station, the Ameya-yokochō street market is a popular shopping venue for locals and tourists who are searching for bargains since everything from imported goods to local basic foodstuffs can be bought here at reasonable prices.

Also in the Ueno District are several Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines which are frequented by pilgrims and tourists on a regular basis.