Located within Ueno Park, the Shinobazu Pond is full of water lilies and waterfowl. The picturesque little Bentendō Hall shrine, dedicated to the goddess Benzaiten, stands on an islet in the middle of the water. It has a boating area as well.
5-20 Uenokōen, 台東区 Taitō-ku, Tōkyō-to 110-0007, Japan
Nearest Transit: Yushima (Line: (C))
Shinobazu Pond and Nearby Attractions on Map
Tokyo National Museum(1 km)
Established in 1872, the Tokyo National Museum is the oldest Japanese national museum.
National Museum of Nature and Science(0.8 km)
The National Science Museum in Tokyo focuses on the living world, with life-sized representations of practically every life form the earth has ever seen, from the blue whale (outside the old building) to hundreds of exotic insects.
Ueno Park(0.4 km)
Ueno Park, adjacent to the station, is home to most of the attractions in the area, including the Ueno Zoo and a concentration of Japan's best museums.
Ryōgoku Kokugikan(2.6 km)
The largest sumo arena in Japan with a capacity for 10,000 spectators, this is where grand tournaments or basho are held in January, May and September, starting on the second Sunday of the month.
Kanda Shrine(1 km)
This shrine has a history dating back to the 8th century and had been highly regarded under the Edo shogunate.
Ueno Zoo(0.7 km)
The Ueno Zoo, a part of Ueno Park, is Japan’s oldest zoo and home to over 460 species.
National Museum of Western Art(0.7 km)
The National Museum of Western Art in Tokyo's Ueno Park houses an extensive collection of Western art built around the personal collection of Japanese industrialist Matsukata Kojiro.
The Toyo Bunko(3 km)
The Toyo Bunko is a special library and a research institute of Oriental studies.
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