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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
sprees. The town of Asakusa, developed around Sensoji temple, has many shops selling goods and clothing from old Japan, making it a great place for souvenir hunting. It's also known for various annual festivals, and the whole district gets involved with the huge Sanja Festival in May.