Ameyayokocho Market

Ameyayokocho is an open-air market in the Ueno district of Tokyo, steps from the JR Ueno train station.

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This narrow shopping street is located under and along the west side of the elevated tracks of the JR Yamanote Line between Ueno and Okachimachi stations.

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Originally a wholesale market for candy and snacks, it became a black market after World War II for U.S. Army goods.

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Today, this popular open-air market consists of hundreds of stalls and shops selling at a discount everything from fish and vegetables to …

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… shoes, handbags, cosmetics, and clothes.

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Of course, you can also find all different types of food to eat if you are hungry after a day of shopping.

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And this is my favorite type of store … a golf store!

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So if you are looking for some cheap shopping in Tokyo, visit the Ameyayokocho market in Ueno.

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