Tokyo Get to and Around Ueno

Odaiba/Palette Town




Central and Ginza



Shibuya and Ebisu


Aoyama-itchome Station to Ueno
Ginza Line, every 2 mins, ¥200

Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum.

9.30 - 5.30
July - Oct 2017 Masterpieces from Boston Museum of Fine Arts
entry ¥1600

What you'll see there

National Museum of Western Art

9.30 - 5.30 (Fri to 8pm)
Le Corbusier designed
June - Sept 2017 Arcimboldo: Nature into Art
entry ¥1600

What you'll see there

National Museum of Nature and Science

9am - 5pm
big museum, all the stuff you'd expect
Entry ¥620 (free over 65, heh heh)
(On the second floor stuffed Hachiko)
Basement aquarium and dino skeleton

What you'll see there

Tokyo National Museum

9.30 - 5pm
history of Jap culture.
Entry ¥620, ¥1000-1500 for special exhibitions

What you'll see there

Shitamachi Museum

Replicas of historic Jap houses and shops
5 min. walk from JR Ueno Station Shinobazu Exit

What you'll see there

Ameyoko market street

huge bazaar
From Tokyo Metro Ueno Station Exit 5B: 1 min on foot

What you'll see there

Kitchen Town (Kappabashi)

Bunch of shops selling cook supplies to Jap restaurants.
Specialized stores for dishes, pots, pans, cooking utensils, stoves, tables, chairs, signs, lanterns and more.
There are also a few stores which sell plastic and wax food samples, used by many restaurants in their show windows.

From Ueno, take the Tokyo Metro's Ginza line to Tawaramachi, one stop before Asakusa. 3 min ¥170 Take Exit 3
Walk four blocks west and turn right at the chef's head.
This one seems easiest to get a cab from the station - should be less than ¥1000
Or get a cab from Ueno ¥1100-1400

What you'll see there

Tawaramachi to Aoyama-itchome GinzaLine ¥200

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