Ueno park is a distinguished place where we can appreciate nature, architecture and culture. There are various historical buildings and cultural facilities. Ueno Park is a place of recreation and relaxation for Tokyoite’s. We walk around in Ueno Park and drop in at several buildings built during the time of feudal to modern eras, appreciating various cultural items housed in them.
|Meeting Point||At your hotel or Ueno Station both JR and Tokyo Metro|
|Ending Point||Ueno Park or Ueno Station both JR and Tokyo Metro|
|Departure||09:30 AM ( recommended ) Flexible|
|Tour Type||Private Tour ( only for you )|
|Number of people||1 ~ 4|
This tour will not be carried out on the days upon which the Tokyo National Museum and The National Museum of Western Art are closed. The museums are usually closed on Mondays and some specific days.
We stroll in Ueno Park and enjoy watching various scenes including nature and architectures. We visit several sites such as religious facilities and museums. Some of the buildings are designated as Japan’s Important Cultural Properties. For example, Ueno Toshogu Shrine, the Tokyo National Museum and the National Museum of Western Art are placed on our itinerary.
The guide will provide you the explanations of each architecture and related stories.
We also take a look at various exhibits in the museums. At the Tokyo National Museum, which has Japan’s largest collection of more than 100,000 pieces of arts and artifacts, we see Japan’s representative works such as samurai swords and armor, ceramics, ukiyo-e, and Buddhist sculptures.
The National Museum of Western Art, designed by a notable French architect Le Corbusier, is the only site placed on the World Cultural Heritage list in Tokyo. We will find the architectural features of the World Cultural Heritage site and see various Western sculptures and paintings, searching an influence of ukiyo-e, traditional Japanese woodblock printings, on the works of European impressionists such as Claude Monet and Vincent van Gogh.
|Extra hour.||33.00 USD|
|Extra person.||26.40 USD|
Ueno park is a distinguished place where we can appreciate nature, architecture and culture. There are various historical buildings and cultural facilities. Ueno Park is a place of recreation and relaxation for Tokyoite’s.
We walk around in Ueno Park and drop in at several buildings built during the time of feudal to modern eras, appreciating various cultural items housed in them.
Kamakura is a popular tourist destination about an hour train ride away from Tokyo, having various historical sites such as temples and shrines. It also has natural beauty, surrounded by mountains and sea, and also many attractive small shops and restaurants.
We walk around the city, dropping in at popular spots, hidden sites, and neat shops on the main and back streets - like locals do.