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Experience Japanese Culture at Temples and Shrines in Ueno
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Be introduced to the little known areas of Ueno Park!

The official name for Ueno Park is Ueno Onshi Park, and it spreads across 500,000 square meters (the equivalent of 10 baseball stadiums). Within its grounds stands a museum, a zoo and a number of shrines and temples. On this tour you will enjoy a walk around the park, collecting special stamps from the temples and shrines that you visit. Your otomo tour guide will introduce the history behind the temples and shrines and tell you interesting facts for you to enjoy along the way. For example, they will tell you story behind the row of bright red torii at Hanazono Inari Shrine, which is also a great place to take photographs.
Enjoy an indepth tour of Ueno Onshi Park!

Highlights

・See historic artist, Hiroshige Utagawa's print, "Tsuki no Matsu" from his collection, "One Hundred Famous Views of Edo".
・Take photographs in the row of bright red torii at Hanazono Inari Shrine.
・Enjoy the sight of the grand architecture of the shrine structure at Ueno Toshogu Shrine.

Attractions

・Kiyomizu Kannon-do Temple
・Shinobasunoike Bentendo Temple
・Hanazono Inari Shrine
・Gojoten Shrine
・Ueno Toshogu Shrine

Notes

・We have not included any particular lunch/dinner places in this tour, but you are welcome to stop for a break and eat whenever and wherever you like.
・During the winter period (October to February) we recommend you start the tour before 2:30 pm as it gets dark early.

Expenses Not Included

JPY 1,500~ per person

Meeting Point

In front of the statue outside the Central Gate at the JR line, Ueno Station

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