Constructed in 1627, the Toshogu Shrine was built in honour of Ieyasu Tokugawa, the first Shogun of the Edo government. Every spring, about 200 varieties of peonies bloom in the garden of Toshogu Shrine.
Ueno Toshogu Shrine
9-88 Ueno Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo
• Five minutes on foot from Ueno Station on the JR Line ad Tokyo Metro Ginza and Hibiya Lines.