Local attractions in Tokyo and the Vicinity | Winter
Ueno is a sightseeing attraction in the northern part of downtown Tokyo. Since it is easily accessible from Asakusa, considered as one of the most popular sightseeing attractions in Tokyo, many tourists also visit Ueno in their travels around Tokyo..
A traditional Japanese garden in Tokyo
The historic garden Mukojima Garden (Mukojima Hyakkaen Garden) has 20 different kinds of 70 Ume trees. The blossoms will last around mid-March.
Do you know whose portraits are on the Japanese Yen Bills? The portrait for the 1000 Yen is of NOGUCHI Hideyo野口英世, a bacteriologist and physician. And the portrait of the 5000 Yen is HIGUCHI Ichiyo , the first professional female writer in Japan.