A packed shopping bazaar full of stalls selling almost anything you can imagine. It runs roughly south of Ueno station along the inside of the JR Yamanote line tracks to Okachimachi station. If you are looking for a more typically "Asian" market street in Tokyo, with bargaining expected and friendly vendors trying to out-shout each other, this is it. Definitely a good place for souvenirs for friends back home. It is often mistakenly believed that the district got its name in the post-war years from the American blue jeans and other items that were sold on the black market, but really the `ame` comes from the sweets (``ame`` in Japanese) that were sold there.
The Kaminarimon (雷門, "Thunder Gate") is the outer of two large entrance gates that ultimately leads to the Sensō-ji (the inner being the Hōzōmon) in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. The gate, with its lantern and statues, is popular with tourists. It stands 11.7 m tall, 11.4 m wide and covers an area of 69.3 m2. The first gate was built in 941, but the current gate dates from 1960, after the previous gate was destroyed in a fire in 1865.
Asakusa Shrine (浅草神社, Asakusa-jinja), also known as Sanja-sama ("Shrine of the Three gods"), is one of the most famous Shinto shrines in Tokyo, Japan. Located in Asakusa, the shrine honors the three men who founded the Sensō-ji. Asakusa Shrine is part of a larger grouping of sacred buildings in the area. It can be found on the east side of the Sensō-ji down a street marked by a large stone torii.
アメヤ横丁（アメヤよこちょう）は、日本の一地名。東京都台東区のJR東日本・御徒町駅 - 上野駅間の山手線の高架橋西側と高架下の約500メートルを中心に約400店を有する商店街である。正式名称はアメ横商店街連合会（アメよこ しょうてんがい れんごうかい）であるが、アメヤ横丁のほか、アメ横（アメよこ）、上野アメ横（うえのアメよこ）、アメ横商店街（アメよこ しょうてんがい）などと通称されることが多く、商店街の看板にも「アメ横」と表示されているものがある。
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A spot to remember. We felt we were diving into the cultural heritage of Japan mesmerized by the beauty of the locality. The spot was a unique place bustling with the local population. We had a wonderful time!