Ueno Park Walk, Beautiful Nature, History and Culture

4.8

(115)

Ueno, Tokyo, Japan
45 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

Ueno Park is one of the most popular areas in Tokyo, for both locals and tourists. Once a part of the vast ground of Kan-eiji Buddhist temple, Ueno Park is today the home of culture: there are museums, a university, a zoo and historical spots. On this tour you will walk through this beautiful and interesting area, stopping by a brilliant shrine with gold leaf and elaborate carvings, and a charming temple with a splendid view. If you are lucky, you may hear the serene sounds of the temple bell, which bring you back to the atmosphere of the samurai era.


Meet your local guide

YH

Japan has lots of wonderful places to explore. There are also interesting aspects YH would love to introduce, such as history, culture, art, tradition, religions, foods, etc. He's had great moments with his guests. YH is a National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter in Japan. As a business person in IT/Telecom industry over thirty years, he can also talk about Japanese business culture and social issues. On his tours, he'll always make sure you are welcomed, and you feel comfortable, enjoy and learn something new. Join his tour and explore “live” Japan together!

YH has been guiding since Jul 2019


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Tokyo with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and amazing guide.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Tokyo. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.


See a tour in action


How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.


Reviews from travellers

fran c.

25 January 2021

Hope to go on another tour with YH.

Brenna P.

25 January 2021

It was awesome! I'm ecstatic to have someone so passionate about their culture and area as my guide!

Julie P.

24 January 2021

Very nice tour of Ueno park and gardens. Would love to see the flowers in bloom in spring, so hope to join again.

Lin M.

24 January 2021

Lovely tour. It was a pleasure to have the sound of rain in the background. Not fun for you to walk in, however you did a wonderful and very impressive tour. Warmest thanks for the explanations of history and your religion. I am looking forward to more tours from you.

Christina W.

24 January 2021

YH was very nice and provided a neat tour!


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