If you want to get a feel for old , Ueno in the district is a good place to start. Entirely lacking in high-rise condos or whiz-bang shopping malls, by Tokyo standards it's distinctly downmarket, in contrast to places like , but that means that eating, shopping and drinking are all affordably priced.

Notable Places in the Area

The is the premier public art gallery in specializing in art from the Western tradition. Photo: 663highland, CC BY 2.5.

The is a museum in Ueno, Taito, Tokyo, . Photo: Tarourashima, Public domain.

Tourist attraction
Ameya-Yokochō is an open-air market in the Taito Ward of , Japan, located next… Photo: 663highland, CC BY 2.5.

Railway station
is a railway station in Taito, Tokyo, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company. Photo: Ianb, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

, or Akiba in slang, is 's "Electric Town" on the eastern side of the central ward. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Taitō is a special ward located in Tokyo Metropolis, Japan. Photo: Yoshikazu TAKADA, CC BY 2.0.

Ward is the center of and in many ways the center of all . Photo: Fg2, Public domain.


35.7052° or 35° 42' 18.9" north
139.7735° or 139° 46' 24.7" east
12 metres (39 feet)
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: أوينو
  • Chinese: 上野
  • Dutch: Ueno
  • Esperanto: Ueno
  • Finnish: Ueno
  • French: Ueno
  • German: Ueno
  • Hebrew: אואנו
  • Hungarian: Ueno
  • Italian: Ueno
  • Japanese: 上野
  • Korean: 우에노
  • Persian: اوئنو
  • Portuguese: Ueno
  • Portuguese: Ueno (Tóquio)
  • Russian: квартал Уэно
  • Spanish: Ueno
  • Swedish: Ueno, Tokyo
  • Swedish: Ueno
  • Thai: อุเอะโนะ
  • Thai: อูเอโนะ
  • Turkish: Ueno
  • Uenochō

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