The Ueno park located next to the Ueno station is a large park which opened to the public in 1873. At its southern entrance stands the statue of Saigo Takamori, a 19th century samurai. Several museums, including the Tokyo National Museum, the Orient Museum, the National Science Museum, the Shitamachi Museum, the National Museum for Western Art and the Tokyo Metropolitan Fine Art Gallery are located inside the park. In the park compound are also a number of temples and shrines.

01 Bronze statue of Saigo Takamori 02 Bronze statue of Saigo Takamori 03 Kiyomizu Kannon-do temple 04 Roof of Kiyomizu Kannon-do temple 05 Tree lined walking trail
06 Central train and people 07 Main trail 08 National science museum 09 Tree lined walking trail
10 Tree lined walking trail 11 Musical performer in Scottish kilt 12 Musical performer in Scottish kilt 13 Photographers shooting photos of birds 14 Photographers shooting photos of birds 15 Benten-do temple
16 Benten-do temple at night
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