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Nice part of Tokyo

Iron has many tax free shops and restaurants and it's in the nicer part of Tokyo with many food stalls

Reviewed 1 April 2017
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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Iron has many tax free shops and restaurants and it's in the nicer part of Tokyo with many food stalls

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Reviewed 28 March 2017

This busy market area covers several blocks and is well worth visiting. There are countless vendors, food stalls and restaurants for all your shopping and eating needs. Usually pretty crowded but lots of fun to go through.

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Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Easily accessible from Tokyo station, park, market and lots of food stalls and restaurants. Bussling area with plenty for everyone including uniqlo! Ate at a fabulous tempura place down a side street, great!

1 Thank Nicholas T
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

a lot of tax free shops which mostly cheaper than other zones. A lot of restaurant here and there is a street full of BBQ. there are quite a number of foreign visitors but there are much more local people here. but be aware that in mid night, the security may not be so good for ladies because there are... More 

Thank Lee B
Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

If you are on a tight budget visiting Tokyo this is your heaven on earth :) Ameyokocho Street is one of the best street markets where you can buy anything for a cheaper price :) It's cheaper even from Don Quijote... Great street market to buy all your "pasalubong" :) And for some that are aiming for that Anello Bag...Magazines... More 

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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

What a lovely district in Tokyo. Seems to be a family centered area of town. Lots of kids of all ages. Bicycles are the mode of transportation and it blows me away that many sit on the street unlocked. It's super clean in Ueno. We have walked all over the area very safely and easily. As far as food goes... More 

Thank Lisa R
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

It is Japan's oldest zoo but well maintain. Walking distance from Ueno station. If time allow, you can visit Tokyo Metropolitan Art museum and National Museum of Nature and Science too which located near Ueno zoo

Thank Hing J
Troisdorf, Germany
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

There are lots of food stalls and larger shops as well as parks surrounding the area. Many interesting things to see and do!

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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The Ueno market place is perfect for spending an afternoon. Lots of good food and good and cheap shopping. You can easily find something to do. Afterwards you can go round Ueno park for a stroll. In Ueno park you have a couple of museums and a Zoo(I'm against Zoos though) and see cherry blossoms. Ueno station is a big... More 

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Reviewed 11 March 2017

We went there after dinner and it was a nice place to walk around and see the interesting stuff that they sell. Found a good price on a Kimono and some souvenir chopsticks.

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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 sprees. The town of Asakusa, developed around Sensoji temple, has many shops selling goods and clothing from old Japan, making it a great place for souvenir hunting. It's also known for various annual festivals, and the whole district gets involved with the huge Sanja Festival in May.
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