A train station that is the second or third most important traffic junction
, joining (among others) the Ginza
and Hibiya subway
lines with the Yamanote line
and some important commuter
lines towards the prefecture
s to the north and east of Tokyo. The Shinkansen
also stops here.
Among the non-traffic-related features of Ueno are a large zoo and Ueno park, which is completely open to the public and therefore populated by many homeless people.