On the forth day we visited Ueno Park where you can find many museums, zoo, art centre and a very spacious park. Ueno Park is one of the best spots in Tokyo for hanami. It was easy to reach the park as it is situated just next to Ueno Station and make sure to exit through the Park exit of the station.
It was drizzling and cold so spending more time in the museums was the best thing to do at that time.
We stroll down the park and enjoy the calmness of the place.
From Ueno station, we took a train to Asasuka. Asasuka is famous for its Sensoji Shrine and just next to the temple is the 200 meter Nakamise shopping streets which offer variety of local product such as fans, shirts, fridge magnet and snacks.
This is the best place to buy souvenirs because you have a lot of choice with reasonable prices.
We had our lunch at one of the halal restaurant in Asasuka and met few Malaysian students and tourists from Singapore and Indonesia. The ramen was yummy and we had great lunch together with few Malaysian students.
After lunch, Danial enjoyed his ice-cream as dessert.
Tokyo Skytree Tower
Our last destination for today was the Skytree Tower. From Asasuka station, we took train with just one stop to reach the adjacent Skytree station. The Skytree Tower is the is a television broadcasting tower and landmark of Tokyo. It is the tallest structure in Japan and the second tallest in the world at the time of its completion. After having a great view at the tower, we can do our shopping at the Skytree Shop at the base.
The views from the tower were amazing! The best time to visit the tower is around 3pm so that you will be in time to watch the sunset and nightlife of Japan. During our visit, it was winter and night falls around 4.30pm.
We had an amazing experience walking on the glass floor and looking through the glass, OMG, you can see the height!
The visit to the Skytree tower wrapped our 4-day visit in Japan. It was extremely a wonderful and interesting trip and we hope to visit Japan again in future.