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More than 400 stores line this busy market street that sits under the rail line between JR Ueno and Okachimachi stations. Shops sell seafood, clothing, dried food, sweets, and a range of other items.
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good48%
  • Average21%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“kebab”(37 reviews)
“fresh seafood”(29 reviews)
“shopping street”(57 reviews)
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Ueno, Ueno, Taito, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
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+81 3-3832-5053
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed near the Ueno Station and visited Ameyoko Street on our last night in town. It was fantastic with multiple inexpensive food options, a variety of reasonably priced stores and a happy, fun vibe. Definitely worth visiting while you are in town, particularly at...More

Thank Joelamountain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Based on tour book descriptions, thought this would be a collection of tourist-oriented shops. While there are plenty of those, it's clear that local residents shop here, too, with the many clothing/fresh food/seafood shops. It's busy, but offers a true slice of life of the...More

1  Thank hrtraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

bring your camera and open your eyes ,everyday food show............,expecially suggested before public holiday. you will see all the food variety that will shine in japanese family lunch or dinner everytime i go back in tokyo i like to take a walk in this very...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Japanese tidbits galore from 1. Niki no Kashi - 4-1-8, Ueno, Taitou-ku, Tokyo, 110-0005 2. Takeya - purple building. Exit from Okachimachi station 4-33-2, Taitou, Taitou-ku, Tokyo, 110-0016 Closes at 8pm Prices of my purchases Takeya- Softymo Washing foam 150g Yen292 Takkeya- Softymo Washing foam...More

2  Thank Spotty-Leopard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of good food choices and inexpensive souvenirs. While I wouldn’t go out of my way to visit if you are close by or visiting Ueno Park you can find something to your liking.

Thank Laila K
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Ameyoko market is located very near Ueno station. When you go out on Exit 7 of the Ginza Line, you can see it immediately. They sell souvenirs, they have lots of street food and they also have a lot of good small restaurants.

Thank Jet W
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

It's a grand market if you're passing by but I wouldn't bother trekking here. Mainly food stalls, food markets here. Expected a better range of clothes etc

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 9 August 2018

This is the place which is just a stone thrown away from Ueno station. If you are chocolates, Japanese snacks, tea lovers, you must visit the wholesale shops (cash term only) in this street as the prices offered were so far the cheapest as compared...More

2  Thank CSM20
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Ameyoko is the place where you can find Japanese cosmetic brands such as Shiseido, SK2, Kose at price fraction than department store. You can also ask for tax free. Location is across the street of Ueno station.

1  Thank ucartech
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

This is a marketpace of all sorts of knicknacks. I wanted to come here for the souvenirs to give to people back home. If you’re looking for “authentic” Japan made souvenirs, this isn’t the place, as some items are made in China , though the...More

Thank Leliz0402
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Nearby
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
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hafsa c
11 July 2018|
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Response from celine k | Reviewed this property |
No halah restaurant but there are food stalls
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Jeanette G
9 September 2017|
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Response from Susan T | Reviewed this property |
Isakeyas (drinks and snack style restaurants) are usually open late, past midnight. No, not too crowded late into the night except where the bars are. Local bars and nightclubs abound a block south of the Ueno Park, close... More
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turbobooster13
25 April 2017|
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Response from FoodCritic89 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the consensus, i do not recall seeing any 'knockoff' goods in Japan.
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