Statue of Saigo Takamori In Ueno Park Tokyo

The Statue of Takamori Saigo is a bronze statue of Takamori Saigo by sculptor Koun Takamura, erected in Ueno Park. It is one of the symbolic landmarks of Tokyo.

The statue is called the “Three Greats of the Meiji Restoration” in reference to Saigo along with Katsura Kogoro of Choshu and Okubo Toshimichi of Satsuma, who were active from the end of the Edo period to the beginning of the Meiji period.

In addition, bronze statues of Saigo Takamori were erected in Saigo Park and Kagoshima City Museum of Art in Kagoshima Prefecture, Saigo’s hometown.


nameStatue of Takamori Saigo
LocationUeno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo


10 minutes walk from Park Exit of Ueno Station

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