Ameya-Yokochō

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Entrance from the Ueno side (2007)
Entrance to Ameya-Yokochō as seen from the north exit of Okachimachi Station (2006)
The New Year rush, seen from the Ueno side looking towards Okachimachi Station. (December 30, 2006)

Ameya-Yokochō (アメヤ横丁) is an open-air market in the Taito Ward of Tokyo, Japan, located next to Ueno Station.[1]

The market is approximately 164,227 square feet in area, starting just behind the Yodobashi Camera building and following the Yamanote Line south until the Komuro building.

The name ameyayokocho means "candy shop alley". However in present day it is referred to simply as ameyoko (アメ横). The market is home to over one hundred and eighty one shops,[2] which sell products ranging from fresh food and fish to clothing and time pieces.

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