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Ueno Zoo

Ueno Zoo is located inside Ueno Park. It is the oldest zoo in Japan and has about 500 species, including elephants, giraffes, polar bears and penguins. 65 more words



early january, 2014.  people commute outside of ueno station.



early january, 2014.  cafe in ueno station.


Gojoten Shrine Festival

Gojoten Jinja (五条天神社) is a shinto shrine located inside Ueno Park. It holds its annual festival in May. In 2014, it was at the same time as the… 64 more words


Last day in Tokyo

On my last day I tried to find a certain café for a late brunch/early lunch in an area somewhere near Yoyogi park. Back in Austria I had printed out some maps of different parts of Tokyo, made them into a little booklet and then marked some places of interest (restaurants, cafés, sightseeing, bars…). 646 more words


Japan: Shibuya (Hachiko Statue/ Shibuya Station)

Shibuya (渋谷) is one of the twenty-three city wards of Tokyo, Japan and a major center for youth fashion and culture. Packed with shopping, dining and night clubs, it is one of Tokyo’s most colorful and busiest districts. 559 more words


Ueno Ameyoko - Niki no Kashi Tokyo Sweets & Snacks

Niki no Kashi 二木の菓子 is in my opinion one of Tokyo’s best sweets and snack food stores. It is located in Ueno’s famous Ameyoko area and visiting this store is a must do while in Tokyo. 50 more words