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Ameyoko Shopping Street/Ameyoko - アメ横商店街/アメ横

This discount street, famous throughout Japan for its wide variety of products, is centered on the area under the railway line from JR Ueno Station to Okachimachi Station. At the end of the year the street is crowded with people seeking out ingredients for osechi-ryori so much so that the tradition has become a year-end seasonal feature. The street is full of all kinds of shops selling fresh fish, clothes, dried goods, cosmetics, precious metals, and imported goods. The street started as a black market immediately after the war and is now home to more than 400 shops.

Ameyoko Shopping Street / Ameyoko

Access Map

From Tokyo Metro Ueno Station Exit 5B: 1 min on foot

Spot Details

Category Shopping Area
Address Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Access Immediate access from JR Okachimachi Station or JR Ueno Station
Open Depends on the shop
Closed Depends on the shop

*Information is updated as of April 2012.


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