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Getting from Major Areas to Museum

Surrounding Sights Map

  Around Akihabara (Walk 15min)

[ Around Akihabara ]
Akihabara – nation’s biggest “Electric City” – is located 15-minute walk away from the Football Museum. Tons of electric stores and other specialty shops are crammed everywhere. In August 2005, “Tsukuba Express” began running and a mega electric store with Japan’s largest floor space was open. Such a hot place Akihabara is within just a walking distance from the Football Museum.

  Kanda Myojin (Walk 5min)

[ Kanda Myojin ]
Kanda Myojin is famous for one of Japan’s three largest festivals, Kanda Matsuri. The god enshrined helps people with family happiness, good relationships and business prosperity. Japan’s largest, stone-made Daikoku God and Tairano Masakado’s grave are placed on its premise.

  Yushima Seido (Walk 5min)

[ Yushima Seido ]
As Known for “Shorui Awaremino Rei,” Tokugawa Tsunayoshi, the fifth Shogun of the Edo Shogunate, established the temple for Confucian encouragement in 1690. Surrounded by tall trees and silence, you will not feel you are in the centre of the city. This is a place where you can enjoy relaxing time.

  Yushima Tenjin (Walk 10min)

[ Yushima Tenjin ]
The shrine worships Sugawara Michizane, who is famous as the god of learning. Because of that, the shrine gets crowded with those who study for school entrance examinations from all over the country and pray for their success. On its premise, there are a lot of Ema, wooden plaques with prayers and wishes written on. The shrine is also famous for the plum blossom viewing sight. The closest subway stop is Chiyoda Line’s Yushima Station.

Ueno Zoological Gardens,Tokyo National Museum,Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum,Around Ueno (Walk 20min)

[ Round Ueno Park (Ueno Zoo, Tokyo National Museum, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, The National Museum of Western Art, National Museum of Nature and Science, The Ueno Royal Museum, Bronze Statute of Mr. Saigo & Others ]
Ueno Park, officially called Ueno Onshiko Park, is located just in front of JR Ueno Station. It is also known that the bronze statute of Saigo Takamori, one of the most influential samurais who led the Meiji Restoration of the late 1860s, stands in the area. On the park premise, you can enjoy various types of attractions such as Ueno Zoo, Tokyo National Museum, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, The National Museum of Western Art, National Museum of Nature and Science, The Ueno Royal Museum. The park is also famous as the cherry blossom viewing sights and gathers a great number of people enjoying “Hanami” time in Spring.

  Shinobazunoike (Walk 15min)

[ Shinobazunoike ]
The pond is located south of Ueno Park. You can enjoy lotus flowers in summer and birds migration from winter through spring. Tokyoite visit the pond to relax as well as for Bentendo, a temple placed at the centre of the pond.

  Ameyoko (Walk 15min)

[ Ameyoko ]
Ameya-yokocho (Ameyoko), one of the synonyms of Ueno, is a shopping avenue located between JR Okachimachi Station and JR Ueno Station in Taito-ku, Tokyo. There are two possible origins conveyed regarding the street: after the World War II, a lot of stores selling American army’s surplus goods assembled and people called the place “Ameya,” and a lot of candy stores (candy is called “Ame” in Japanese) were opened up and called the place “Ameya.” The shopping street attracts many foreign tourists with over 400 stores.

Getting from Major Areas to Museum

Tokyo Area


Suidobashi Area


Asakusa Area


Shinagawa Area


Roppongi Area


Odaiba Area


Maihama Area


Haneda Airport

Haneda Airport

Getting from Museum to nearby stadiums

Kashima Soccer Stadium

Urawa Komaba Stadium

Saitama Stadium 2002

Fukuda Denshi Arena

Ichihara Seaside Stadium

Hitachi Kashiwa Stadium

Ajinomoto Stadium

Kawasaki Todoroki Stadium

Nissan Stadium

NHK Spring Mitsuzawa Football Stadium

Nishigaoka Soccer Stadium

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