BS1 Sun. Jul. 9


Ueno in Tokyo has been getting increasingly popular among foreign tourists in recent years. Half of the people who went to Ueno for this year’s hanami season are said to be foreigners. So we surveyed 150 foreigners who visited Ueno about the appeals of Ueno and determined the top 5. Other than standard spots such as the zoo and art museums, locations in Ueno that are surprising to Japanese people made it into the ranking. What cools of Ueno did foreigners choose?

The top 5 cools of Ueno chosen by foreigners. A shrine at Ueno park made it into the ranking.
There is a crowd of foreigners in front of the Japanese swords and armor at the Tokyo National Museum in Ueno.
Ameyoko is popular among foreigners. We had them tell us why.