Planning in enjoying a cultural and relaxing day in Tokyo? Here are the top 15 amazing things to do in Ueno Park

Amazing 15 Things To Do In Ueno Park, Tokyo

Planning in enjoying a cultural and relaxing day in Tokyo? Here are the top 15 amazing things to do in Ueno Park

Ueno Zoo. I didn't go here as often as I should have but have wonderful pictures of Chase outside of it at Ueno Park.

Ueno Zoo. I didn't go here as often as I should have but have wonderful pictures of Chase outside of it at Ueno Park.

Opened in 1882, Ueno Zoo is Japan's oldest zoo. Its most popular residents are giant panda bears, which first moved here in 1972 on the occasion of the normalization of relations between Japan and China. The zoo temporarily had no pandas after the death of Ling Ling in 2008, but received two new baby pandas in February 2011.

Opened in 1882, Ueno Zoo is Japan's oldest zoo. Its most popular residents are giant panda bears, which first moved here in 1972 on the occasion of the normalization of relations between Japan and China. The zoo temporarily had no pandas after the death of Ling Ling in 2008, but received two new baby pandas in February 2011.

"Wild" beasts break loose from Tokyo Zoo to the delight of Japanese children: Ueno Zoo's "Escaped Animal Drill" is one of Tokyo's oddest annual events, but one that has built up a cult following among elementary school-aged children, and lovers of the absurd. Zookeepers dress up in elaborate animal costumes and make a break for it, while 150 of their colleagues, together with police and emergency workers, practice how they would handle the situation if an animal really breaks loose.

"Wild" beasts break loose from Tokyo Zoo to the delight of Japanese children: Ueno Zoo's "Escaped Animal Drill" is one of Tokyo's oddest annual events, but one that has built up a cult following among elementary school-aged children, and lovers of the absurd. Zookeepers dress up in elaborate animal costumes and make a break for it, while 150 of their colleagues, together with police and emergency workers, practice how they would handle the situation if an animal really breaks loose.

Happy Panda @ Ueno Zoo in Tokyo, Japan

Happy Panda @ Ueno Zoo in Tokyo, Japan

An X6 eating bamboo at Ueno Zoo | (Tokyo Tokyo Japan) | Photo: Wild Life Journal | Camera: Olympus E-M1MarkII | Lens: OLYMPUS M.300mm F4 | 2017 AchakBrooks.com (All Rights Reserved & Moral Rights) #photo #Ueno #Zoo #Tokyo #Japan #EM1MarkII #OLYMPUS #300mmF4 #AchakBrooks #ゴリラ #panda  #x6 #パンダ #バンブー #take #竹 #zoo #動物園 #動物 #peaceful #relaxation #olympuscamera #omd

An X6 eating bamboo at Ueno Zoo | (Tokyo Tokyo Japan) | Photo: Wild Life Journal | Camera: Olympus E-M1MarkII | Lens: OLYMPUS M.300mm F4 | 2017 AchakBrooks.com (All Rights Reserved & Moral Rights) #photo #Ueno #Zoo #Tokyo #Japan #EM1MarkII #OLYMPUS #300mmF4 #AchakBrooks #ゴリラ #panda #x6 #パンダ #バンブー #take #竹 #zoo #動物園 #動物 #peaceful #relaxation #olympuscamera #omd

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