Baby panda’s name is to be 香香 (Shan-Shan). Four recommend Ueno panda souvenirs.

26.September.2017 | FOOD / SPOT

Everyone has heard about the female giant panda cub that was born earlier this year on June 12 at Ueno Zoo. People around Ueno – both inside and outside the park – are celebrating the cub’s arrival, recently named Xiang Xiang. Check out the commemorative events and food below!

 

 

“Ueno Land” – Ueno Station’s New Souvenir Shop

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A new souvenir shop recently opened inside Ueno Station’s commercial facility “ecute ueno” with the concept of “bringing back memories.”

The shop will include limited edition panda figures designed by numerous creators – something which you can only get your hands on in this store – and more.

 

Full Details:Figures depicting the motifs of Ueno’s culture such as panda bears will be released. “Ueno Land”souvenirs are so cute.

 

◼︎Information

Ueno Land (ecute ueno)

Location: JR Ueno Station 3F Park Ticket Gates

Open: Mon-Sat 8:00-22:00 / Sun. & Holidays 8:00-21:30

ecute Official site:http://www.ecute.jp/ueno/

 

 

 

Ueno’s New Delicious Souvenir – “Panda Sugar Butter Sand Tree”

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The popular “Sugar Butter Sand Tree” snack is getting a new kawaii panda design to celebrate the birth of the panda cub back on June 12th.

This delicious cooked cereal snack is filled with a milk-scented white chocolate to create a little sandwich.

 

Full Details:Sugar Butter Tree sell panda design snack to commemorate birth of panda cub in Ueno Park!

 

◼︎Information

Panda Sugar Butter Sand Tree

Price: Pack of 7 – ¥570 / Pack of 14 – ¥1,000 (*prices are tax incl.)

On Sale: September 20, 2017

Shop: Sugar Butter Tree stores at – JR Ueno Station / JR Tokyo Station (Meihinkan South Exit) / JR Shinagawa Station / JR Ōmiya Station / Various locations in Tokyo Station / Tokyo Solamachi

Official site:http://www.sugarbuttertree.jp/

 

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    ■Information

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    Address: 630 Nishikicho, Omiya Ward, Saitama, Saitama Prefecture

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    Address: 1-9-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo

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    ecute Website: https://www.ecute.jp

     

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