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2k540 Aki-Oka Artisan

5-9 Ueno, Taito 110-0005, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-6806-0254
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Worldclass!!!!

Worldclass if youre looking for some authentic souvenirs/gifts in a fascinating and very inspiring... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
202Countries
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Hanau
Unique, handmade, low key shopping - Great for special souvenirs

I sought out this craft "mall" under the train tracks while my sons explored the manga and anime... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
MissFidget
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Cleveland, OH
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
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“artisan shops” (3 reviews)
“train tracks” (3 reviews)
“yamanote line” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
5-9 Ueno, Taito 110-0005, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
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+81 3-6806-0254
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worldclass if youre looking for some authentic souvenirs/gifts in a fascinating and very inspiring athmosphere, then that street is somethign for you, just straight across the Akihabara Dormy Inn. Lost of nice boutiques and a few coffee places

Thank 202Countries
Reviewed 27 October 2017

I sought out this craft "mall" under the train tracks while my sons explored the manga and anime wonders of Akihabara. Lots of leather, woodwork, textiles and ceramics as well as many unique specialty items. You could splurge or find some interesting and reasonably priced...More

1  Thank MissFidget
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This place is great if you want really authentic, unique souvenirs from local artisans rather than the stuff in tourist shops. The value seemed really excellent as well, depending on what you're looking for. There was a couple of really excellent coffee shops too. Would...More

1  Thank emilybean
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This design "tunnel" below the Yamanote line is a very nice place to stroll around. There are lots of different shops, some cafés and coffee stands. A really calm place to enjoy the silence in the middle of Tokyo.

Thank Per411
Reviewed 17 April 2017

A smallish collection of shops/workspaces for artists to sell their wares. I found the Tenegui shop to be of excellent quality and spent a fair amount of money here. Better quality Tenegui for the same price as you would pay in a department store (1500...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2017

Took a little while to find it; went away disappointed. Perhaps small artisan shops were rare in Tokyo; there were some interesting shops but really nothing truly special.

Thank ECWorld
Reviewed 18 December 2016

This a very cool space with many small artisan shops - for window shopping or purchasing well made pieces. 2k540 Under the Yamanote Line train tracks between - Akihabara/Okachimachi. Open 11-19. Closed Wed.

2  Thank Bruce L
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Great for any day, but especially a rainy one, this lane isa perfect collection of artisanal craft and clothing. It is the place to rest and relax while being surrounded by beautiful work from leather to ceramics to wood.

1  Thank Doug M
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Lonely planet quite rightly lists this as top shopping place in tokyo - a massive call. But we were not disappointed- infant I made 2 trips and sent the rest of our delegation there! And everyone very happy with everything that we brought home! Def...More

2  Thank aussietripper_8
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Idea for a rainy day? Explore the Aki-Oka gallery made underneath the rail tracks, between Okachimachi and Akihabara JR station... Beside keeping you dry, the gallery is the home of 2 dozen craft stores, selling anything from wooden smartphone case to yuzu wine and origami...More

Thank RaoulJean
Nearby
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
...More
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