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Ameya Yokocho (Ameyoko)

Travel Guide - Ameya Yokocho (Ameyoko)

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Located along the JR line tracks between Ueno Station and Okachimachi Station, Ameya Yokocho (generally called by its abbreviated name, Ameyoko) is a maze of busy open-air market where some 500 shops vie with each other. It was famous as a black-market district after the World War II, and is still a lively shopping area where many bargains can be found.
The variety of goods on sale is massive, such as fresh fishes and vegetables, clothes, shoes, jewelry, watches, cosmetics and even brand-name products. Bargaining is allowed in some stores, making a visit all the more enjoyable. Shopkeepers are much less restrained than elsewhere in Tokyo, attracting customers with raucous cries that resound throughout the crowded alleyways.
The sight of Ameyoko during the year-end, bustling with people shopping in preparation for New Year, has become a seasonal tradition.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Varies according to the shop / facility

ClosedClosed

  • Varies according to the shop / facility

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • Short walk from JR Ueno Station or JR Okachimachi Station
  • Short walk from Ueno Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line (G16) or Hibiya Line (H17)
  • Short walk from Keisei Ueno Station on the Keisei Main Line (KS01)
  • Short walk from Ueno-okachimachi Station on the Toei Oedo Line (E09)
  • Short walk from Ueno-hirokoji Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line (G15)

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 4, Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-0005

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