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Shinobazu Pond

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When we visited the Lillys were in full growth so not as much water visible as I expected but still... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Malcolm A
Chorley, United Kingdom
An oasis in the city centre

A real asset to the town. A lovely little lake right next to the train station. Open and free... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Ueno Park, Taito 110-0007, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
+81 3-3828-5644
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though the area is best known for its cherry blossoms, I loved it in the autumn and I got it at sunset. The place is heavenly, a wonderful walk around.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Karina K
Reviewed 6 September 2018

When we visited the Lillys were in full growth so not as much water visible as I expected but still worth a gentle walk around its perimeter.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Malcolm A
Reviewed 4 August 2018

It is a large water feature in Ueno Park. Has good views of surrounding Tokyo and little boats that you can hire to go out on the pond. The park is popular with tourists and locals and is a safe place. The central pond is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Brisbane41
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

The pond in Ueno park is filled with so much beauty. Lots of bird life, fish (huge fish) and turtles. The lotuses grow prolifically and their bright pink flowers contrast against the intense green of the leaves. Walk around the pond, although large in size...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nunngo
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

A real asset to the town. A lovely little lake right next to the train station. Open and free night and day.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Y8808JGdavidt
Reviewed 25 June 2018

One of the many beautiful spots in Ueno Park. A large pond with lots of wildlife and cool views of the city beyond the trees. Photograph the thousands of lotus plants, watch the huge koi swimming and maybe even take a swan boat for a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank SeeSaw11
Reviewed 14 April 2018

The large lake/pond is surrounded by cherry blossoms and willow trees, making it nice to get great pictures of reflections in the water. There are some high rise buildings, making a great contrast of modern life and peaceful park life. It is part of the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Brown_Samantha
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We arrived at the pond early in the morning in order to avoid a large crowd of people. While Someiyoshino sakura was in full bloom in Ueno Park above Shinobazu Pond, Someiyoshino around the pond had many buds to open in a couple of days...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank RayParks
Reviewed 25 February 2018

We visited the Ueno area and Park in February so we decided to stop by this pond. It isn’t that great in February but it was still nice to take a break by the water after walking for so long. I wouldn’t make a special...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 19 December 2017

The pond itself is just one street next to the Ueno park. There are lotus lily in the pond. I came here in winter so I don't have a chance to see these lotus in the summer. However I think it must be a very...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank cmchou
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Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old
Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa.
Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit
a variety of different museums and galleries. At
Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the
grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed
alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at
the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
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Ruzana N
15 August 2017|
Response from Navigate809573 | Reviewed this property |
unfortunately, Smoking area is nothing near by. 600m to the south, there are several smoking area. If you would like smoke soon, some coffee room allow to smoke.
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