"Ameyoko" is a shopping town between JR "Ueno" Station and "Okachimachi" Station. About 400 shops line the 500m street. Let's head down to to buy souvenirs only available in Ameyoko.
Marui Shoten was founded 60 years ago, and deals with mainly fountain pens. The item we recommend at this shop is ZIPPO with Ukiyoe (Japanese art form) carved on it. Its delicate work is perfect as a souvenir from Japan. It will definitely be something that you can use for a long time.
Marui Syouten マルイ商店
- Address 6-4-4, Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-0005, Japan
Yamatsuki (addictive) croquette
"Niku no Oyama" is a restaurant managed by a wholesale retail store of meat. You can take out fried food over the counter. The recommended item of this restaurant is "Yamitsuki croquette". The flavor of sweet potato and meat is superb!
Niku no Ohyama 肉の大山 上野店
- Address 6-13-2, Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-0005, Japan
At Niki-no-kashi, you can get snacks common eaten in Japan. If you come to this shop, please make "bulk purchases". There are two prices listed, and if you buy the written number of the same item, you can get a further discount. The first shop is a duty-free shop, so it is convenient to buy snacks to distribute to many people, including your family and friends.
Japanese pattern denim
FREAK MARKET is a shop specializing in clothes with Japanese patterns. It offers cool jumpers and denims stitched with cherry blossoms and ukiyoe designs that will really let you feel the Japanese culture. It is also great that it is a duty-free shop.
FREAK MARKET FREAK MARKET
- Address Ameyokopuraza31.32, 6-10-7, Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-0005, Japan
As you stroll around Ameyoko, you will notice people eating fruit skewers. They are sold at a shop called Hyakkaen. It is very popular as a snack not only among tourists but also among the locals as they can enjoy fresh fruits even while walking around.
Hyakkaen 百果園 上野第一店
- Address 6-10-12, Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-0005, Japan