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The neighbourhood of Ueno (Tokyo)

If you enjoy walking around the old streets of Tokyo, then the neighbourhood of Ueno is definitely for you! The name 'Ueno' translates as 'upper fields' or 'higher up' – and the district is 20 metres above sea level. At the beginning of the Edo period, the sea had come right up to the hill. However, due to land development and drainage programs, only the artificial pond of Sinobadzu was left – ...

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