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Ameyoko, the Black-Market of the Post War Period

Search for cheap souvenirs in the market of Ameyoko in Ueno

After the war, Ameya Yokocho, a.k.a Ameyoko, developed as a black market that sold all sorts of things, including millitary goods from the U.S. army. Today, although it is no longer a black market, you can still find incredibly cheap things here, sometimes it is hard to believe just how cheap! You might feel a little lost, however, in this bustling market of hundreds of shops, so we have put together a tour that will take you around the most recommended shops. You can buy clothes, sports products, cosmetics, snacks and other everyday products for a great bargain!
Enjoy conversations with the shop keepers, unique to busy markets, and maybe even bargain for a further reduction...!


・Hunt for cheap cosmetics, clothes and accessories.
・If you are feeling brave enough, try bargaining! It is often easier to bargain if you are paying by cash.


・Shimura Shoten
・Nakata Shoten
・London Sports
・Nikino Kashi
・Silk Road Cosmetics
・Hatoya Main Branch


・The tour begins and ends in different locations. If you would like to change the location of where the tour ends, please consult with your tour guide.
・If any of the scheduled places are closed on the day you visit, your tour guide will take you to an alternative location.
・We have not included any particular lunch/dinner places in this tour, but you are welcome to stop for a break and eat whenever and wherever you like.

Expenses Not Included

JPY 1,500~ per person

Meeting Point

By the Hirokoji Exit of the Chuo Ticket Gate at the JR, Ueno Station

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