Saigo Takamori and his Dog at Ueno Park
N 35° 42.707 E 139° 46.447
54S E 389110 N 3952674
Quick Description: Ueno Park in Tokyo Japan plays host to a statue of Saigo Takamori with his dog.
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Date Posted: 4/6/2008 5:37:25 AM
Waymark Code: WM3H39
Ueno Park is one of the most popular parks in Tokyo for viewing the Sakura (Cherry Blossoms) during Spring. This statue depicts Saigo Takamori walking his dog.
Takamori was one of the most influential samurai in Japanese history, and has been dubbed "The last true samurai". You can read more about him on wikipedia.
Date Built: 1898/12/18
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