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Nakamise Shopping Street (Kaminarimon)

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Ueno, Asakusa
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Address: Asakusa, Taito, Tokyo Prefecture
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My Rainy Nakamise Market

Located in front of Senso-ji Temple. We visited there in the morning with cloudly weather and little bit rain. Feel cold until we had to wear our glove. The market is clean, many... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Jakarta, Indonesia
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Singapore, Singapore
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56 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

You will come across this busy shopping street when making your way to the Senso-Ji Temple. The many rows of shops sell souvenirs and local snacks. You should try some of the local snacks for an experience. If you are unsure of which snacks to try, you may consider the 'longest queue theory' (follow the crowd). You should not go... More 

Thank Edward W
Jakarta, Indonesia
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39 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Located in front of Senso-ji Temple. We visited there in the morning with cloudly weather and little bit rain. Feel cold until we had to wear our glove. The market is clean, many souvenir there and Japanese cake. Many local and tourist come here and studentssss.

Thank idaadhiya
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The street is clean and there are lots of local souvenirs shop, eatery, some shops selling japan traditional wear (rental of traditional wear shop is nearby also) however, it is not cheap compare to other district in Japan. The goods and services in Asakusa especially tourist spot is quite expensive. But if you want to wear the Yukata and going... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Passed through the street on my way to Sensoji Temple, shops were closed with a few opening up. A place where you taste a few red bean cakes and other Japanese snack to fuel your day. A place where you can buy cheap trinkets to pricey china. The other side of the serine Sensoji temple, the crowd is part and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't be scared off by fear of crowds; that's half the fun. It's not all foreign tourists – many, many Japanese as well. Everything you could imagine to take him with you as a souvenir gift. Worth a visit. Much more authentic than shopping in a department store.

Thank Aspen M
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is worth going for tourists. Can try many loca snacks. Also lots of sourvenirs to choose. Easy walk with stalls on both sides. Can be quite crowded. Also ventured into side street but nothing much. Won't waste time on side streets. Stalls at the front part of the street seems to offer cheaper goods. Better to complete the street... More 

Thank ccheewah
Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are visiting Tokyo, this is a MUST to go. The place is build for tourist. Shopping, food, souvenirs. You can spend a good 3 hours or more than easily if you plan to go into the Shrine as well. Very pleasant and easy walk. Lots to see, eat and buy.

Thank coalai
Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This shopping district is between the Asakusa train station and the Sensoji Temple. I walk passed the shops quickly on my way to the temle and decided which sidewalk stores to shop in on my return. I found many items. I walked down the side streets off the main row and found even more items - some of nicer quality.... More 

Thank moonstream11
salt lake city, utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

everything a tourist could want all in one place.its always crowded and fun. plus you get to see the temple which is great.

Thank homerrita
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Place is full of nice and cute stuffs to buy. Do look out for prices as its one of the tourist attractions. Try the titbits or snacks as they offer something interesting and unique to japan. But be prepared for crowds even on weekdays.

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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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