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Famous Bacteriologist in Japan

He is well known in Japan for his determination to become a medical scholar, by overcoming his... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
RayParks
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Adelaide, Australia
Bronze statue in Ueno Park

Another bronze statue of many on Ueno Park. This one is of Hideyo Noguchi who was born in 1876 and... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
SurfingWild
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Bandung, Indonesia
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8 Apr 2018
“Famous Bacteriologist in Japan”
24 Mar 2018
“Bronze statue in Ueno Park”
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7-20 Uenokoen | Ueno Park, Taito 110-0007, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

He is well known in Japan for his determination to become a medical scholar, by overcoming his disability with his burnt hand. He was from Fukushima Prefecture. Nobody seemed to know why his statute was in Ueno Park.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Another bronze statue of many on Ueno Park. This one is of Hideyo Noguchi who was born in 1876 and as a young toddler fell into a fire and badly burned his left hand and arm. In 1883 through kindness of friends and his teacher...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

We had just finished The Tokyo National Museum and were walking back to the subway area and saw this statue. It was all in Japanese so I didn’t know what it was about. I like to take pics of things I’m not sure of and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

I have overlooked this statue for years when walking by the National Museum of Nature and Sciences in Ueno Park. Yet it stands directly across from the entrance in a tree-studded setting. I only noticed it on my most recent visit to the park because...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 15 July 2016

Hideyo Noguchi was a prominent Japanese bacteriologist. I was familiar with his face on the 1,000yen note, but was surprised to see his statute in Ueno Park. He was born in 1876 in a remote village of Fukushima Prefecture. When he was a year old,...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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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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