Ueno

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Former Five-Story Pagoda of Kaneiji

The pagoda was a gift from Koga Castle Master Toshikatsu Doi in 1631 to commemrate the addition of Toshogu building to the Kaneiji-Temple. The tower was lost to a fire in 1639 but was quickly rebuilt that year to how it is today. The tower is built on the former grounds of Kaneiji-Temple, but is now part of Ueno Zoo grounds. The city of Tokyo donated the pagoda to the zoo in 1958. The structure stands approximately 36 meters tall.

Post Code 1100007
Address 18-20 Uenokouen Taito-ku Tokyo