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Private Tour - Ameyoko, the Black Market of the Post War Period

Private Tour - Ameyoko, the Black Market of the Post War Period
Food, Wine & Nightlife > Market Tours > Market Tours
$78.4
Duration: 3 to 4 hrs
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Description

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...!

Book a tour to see historical, beautiful architecture of Japan.
Travel to Japan to visit Nihonbashi, the historic center of Japan. View the outstanding local architecture in buildings such as the famous department store, Mistukoshi, and the Bank of Japan.

Highlights

  • Visit the great stone building of Mitsui Honkan which resembles a Roman temple.
  • The first department store in Japan, Mitsukoshi Nihonbashi, is another building that will give you a taste of Japanese history.
  • Purchase elegant souvenirs, such as kabuki-themed hand fans, varnished crockery and Japanese confectionery from long established department stores. 
  • Try the reasonably priced Japanese soup stock at COREDO Muromachi.
Attractions
  • Shimura Shoten
  • Nakata Shoten
  • London Sports
  • Nikino Kashi
  • Silk Road Cosmetics
  • Hatoya Main Branch

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...!