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Ueno

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Ueno, Asakusa
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Address: Ueno, Taito, Tokyo Prefecture
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Waking street

Good for looking for a good deals. Many shops along the way as well as restaurants. It's along the train line.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Mazran Z
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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good for looking for a good deals. Many shops along the way as well as restaurants. It's along the train line.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Ueno has a bit of everything - market, restaurants, bars, souvenir shops, department stores, parks, museums, etc. And the best thing about it is the accessibility. You can take Keisei line to Ueno from Narita Airport and get to virtually anywhere in Tokyo with Metro and JR. The food on offer is awesome as well.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Multicultural Ueno as you can find shops and eateries operated by different nationalities. Can still found a few good old Japanese shops in Ueno.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's noisy, it's crowded, but it's fun. Watch how the sellers screamed the lungs out. Tried whatever samples offered. Enjoy the whole atmosphere. But if you have small babies, please avoid the crowded seasons as there really is little personal space.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

But don't miss it. It's fun, and it's very much alive. If you like street shopping, then Ueno is awesome. If you like food, then Ueno is awesome again. Lots of souvenirs and clothing shops there. It's on the Yamanote line, so it's very accessible. Just go there and enjoy!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

With a combination of museums,galleries, parks and interesting neighborhoods Ueno is a must see in Tokyo. We came here on 2 occasions but if you like galleries it could easily be more. If the weather is fine there are good walks and if it is raining then the museums and galleries will fill your day/s

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A quick visit to Ueno, as we were looking for a good sports store that sells swim suits and accessories. Got off the subway line and walked about 10 minutes, we found the sports store. The store actually has three different outlets and we were able to find the swim suits and accessories that we looked for. Good news indeed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the other side of Ueno Train Station there are market stalls open from about 10am to about midnight. There are food, clothing and many different types of stalls to keep you amused all day.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ueno has lots of different stores and restaurants here. One very special street is near the train line. You definitely can find something special here no matter what kinds of food and stuffs you want. If you want to buy souvenirs, here is a must see place for you.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having been to this area for a few times, and it never disappoints. So far, my visits have been late afternoons or evenings, where the many restaurants and stalls compete for business. There are alps many stalls selling clothes, bags, marked-down sportswear, etc. There are many places to explore so do factor in sufficient time for this.

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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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