"Saigo Takamori Statue at Ueno Park" Ueno Park and Zoo Tip by ChuckG
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At one of the entrance of Ueno Park, by the Shinobazu pond, go see the small statue of Saigo Takamori. He was the leader of the Meiji forces who instigated a Satsuma rebellion against the emperor in 1877. But he failed and killed himself. He was pardoned by the emperor and this statue was erected in 1899.
Address: Ueno Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo-to
Directions: JR / Eidan Metro / Keisei Ueno Sta.
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