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Address: Ueno, Taito, Tokyo Prefecture
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Please avoid this on December 31st or during long national holidays sine the Japanese will come from the countryside and all over Tokyo to come here for 'cheap' shopping. But... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

PLACE IS AWESOME!!! It's right next to Ueno station, super easy to get to! Definitely a great market to visit. It's like a night market with all the delicious super yummy street foods and everything is cheap! Has tons and tons of shopping and the arcades! This place also has great Okonomiyaki (Japanese pancakes) restaurants! It's super huge, street after... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can get food and a ton of food souvenirs here, it is located near to Ueno Park so you could pair the visit to Ameyoko with a visit to the Ueno zoo or Ueno's other museums. It gave me a little big of rustic tokyo, and in a secluded alley we found a batting stadium! Look around. Also, try... More 

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Please avoid this on December 31st or during long national holidays sine the Japanese will come from the countryside and all over Tokyo to come here for 'cheap' shopping. But anyother time, if you need something to eat or to play with or to amuse those in your home country you will find it hear. its ok to nego at... More 

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Bonalbo, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ameyoka really is just an average shopping street like in another suburb of Tokyo but the prices are a little higher than most. The range of goods is not very large and any major department store in the city can offer the same plus far better goods at about the same price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a stroll through Ueno Park (after missing the free walking tour - oops!), we meandered through Ameyoko walking streets. We love outdoor markets for their variety and busy vibe, and this place didn't let us down. Had a tasty Red Bean Fish-shaped Pastry, and ate lunch at one of the many food stalls. Both Japanese and international (and halal)... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can find almost everything you are looking for; cosmetics, food, souvenirs. A lot of foreigner food stand were there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ameyoko is located in Ueno area , this place can access by various transportation , subway , JR train , Taxi etc. This place is very famous among tourist and Japanese people so it crowded almost all day and everyday. You can find a cheap goods sales here including clothings , Watches , Cosmetics and many other along with many... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this place during our 2nd day in Tokyo. It is basically a long narrow street where there are vendors selling different goods from fresh seafood, clothing, snacks, fresh produce, etc. The place is pretty average and not overly crowded. You may find a lot of bargains here. Great place to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great variety of shops including food, usually cheaper that other areas of Tokyo.There are many alleys full of shops that intersect each other, may be confusing if you try to remember where you are coming from as they all look alike, but we considered that part of the fun and the exploring! On an odd note while buying a pair... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited Ameyoko in 2 out of 4 trips to Japan. This time, we went on a day during New Year celebrations so the markets were packed with locals buying seafood such as octopus, prawns and fish. The atmosphere was wonderful. There are some great little eateries dotted around the stalls.

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Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa. Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit a variety of different museums and galleries. At Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at the end of the year, when many people go on shopping sprees. The town of Asakusa, developed around Sensoji temple, has many shops selling goods and clothing from old Japan, making it a great place for souvenir hunting. It's also known for various annual festivals, and the whole district gets involved with the huge Sanja Festival in May.
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