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history in the park

It is amazing that this is so near to the town centre, just a short walk takes you back in time to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Iconic pagoda

This towering pagoda dominates the plaza with the gate and shrine. The highly decorated tiers... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It is amazing that this is so near to the town centre, just a short walk takes you back in time to a completely different era and culture. Really worth a visit and time well spent as we left feeling very relaxed and calm; not...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This has to be the pagoda seen by more tourists above others; being in the middle of a shrine/temple and shopping district of Tokyo. It is a very attractive one on top of where it is located.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Warner L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pagoda is very beautiful but no one is allowed to go inside. You're able to see it from within the Senso-Ji Temple and from the observation deck of the Asakusa Information Center.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

This towering pagoda dominates the plaza with the gate and shrine. The highly decorated tiers tower above the plaza. There is a small garden to the north the the pagoda that makes for interesting pictures.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GoAlong2
Reviewed 24 September 2018

I visited Japan with my family in August, 2018 and everything was fantastic. This Pagoda is in a nice Park (Ueno Park) with a large green area.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MarcoRojo
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

This Pagoda can be viewed from Ueno Park but better viewed from Ueno Zoo side. It's an amazing building, but can only be viewed from the outside, cannot go inside. If you are not going to the zoo, viewing it from the Ueno Park side...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

We came across this large Pagoda during our visit to Ueno Zoo. Very impressive and Gardens are lovely.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sunday B
Reviewed 23 May 2018

This one place where you think you should have come earlier to see it. As it has become a histor...well , almost! One cant really make out how these place must have been cultural center of their hey days. You can visit this easily if...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank MakkD
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Strangely, access to the pagoda is only possible within the grounds of Ueno zoo. The rest of the temple complex seems to be outside the grounds in the park. Still, it's a nice looking pagoda and well worth a look.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank MC_Baz
Reviewed 29 March 2018

The Kyu Kaneiji Five-Storied Pagoda is a beautiful Japanese pagoda that is visible both at the Ueno Zoological Gardens and the approach to the Toshogu Shrine. However, it can only be accessed from within the zoological gardens. The design of the pagoda is classic and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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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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