Tokyo Neighborhoods • Okachimachi


Author: Parent     Date pictures taken:  2006     City: Tokyo     Country: Japan      Pictures Attached: 20     Pictures License: Copyrighted Free Use - Requires Attribution - Allows Commercial Reuse and Derivative Works     Neighborhood Type: Tokyo Market, Shopping District, Nightlife District



Okachimachi Pictures

by Parent on Sat Nov 03, 2007 6:23 pm


Okachimachi is the biggest and most famous permanent open-air market in Tokyo(pics). From Louis Vuitton bags and Gucci belts to Yakitori meals on the street, anything can be found.

Picture of Okachimachi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2006 by Parent (Tokyo Market, Shopping District, Nightlife District) On the left, 3 Ramen (noodles) restaurants. On the right, clothes. (475.57 KB) Photo viewed 1220 times
Pic. 1. On the left, 3 Ramen (noodles) restaurants. On the right, clothes. View photo in original size (768x1024 pixels).


Picture of Okachimachi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2006 by Parent (Tokyo Market, Shopping District, Nightlife District) [[Kabayaki]] - Fried Eel with sweet sauce. (374.29 KB) Photo viewed 1166 times
Pic. 2. Kabayaki - Fried Eel with sweet sauce. View photo in original size (1024x678 pixels).


Picture of Okachimachi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2006 by Parent (Tokyo Market, Shopping District, Nightlife District) The entrance to Okachimachi from [[Ueno Station]]. (155.15 KB) Photo viewed 1152 times
Pic. 3. The entrance to Okachimachi from Ueno Station. View photo in original size (768x1024 pixels).


Picture of Okachimachi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2006 by Parent (Tokyo Market, Shopping District, Nightlife District) Lots of clothes for the boys in there. Good price. (542.78 KB) Photo viewed 1181 times
Pic. 4. Lots of clothes for the boys in there. Good price. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Okachimachi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2006 by Parent (Tokyo Market, Shopping District, Nightlife District) Japanese restaurants often use an [[Akachochin|Traditional_lighting_equipment_of_Japan]] (litterally: red lantern) at the entrance of the restaurant. On this Akachochin, it is written "yakitori bundaku" which means  "[[yakitori]] doll". (492.29 KB) Photo viewed 1767 times
Pic. 5. Japanese restaurants often use an Akachochin (litterally: red lantern) at the entrance of the restaurant. On this Akachochin, it is written "yakitori bundaku" which means "yakitori doll". View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Okachimachi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2006 by Parent (Tokyo Market, Shopping District, Nightlife District) The Okachimachi market, with some sake fish being sold en masse on the right. (420.33 KB) Photo viewed 1132 times
Pic. 6. The Okachimachi market, with some sake fish being sold en masse on the right. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Okachimachi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2006 by Parent (Tokyo Market, Shopping District, Nightlife District) Notice the number of shops under the train track. The area is filled with restaurants, bars, shops, [[pachinko]]s, etc.. (151.09 KB) Photo viewed 1126 times
Pic. 7. Notice the number of shops under the train track. The area is filled with restaurants, bars, shops, pachinkos, etc.. View photo in original size (768x1024 pixels).


Picture of Okachimachi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2006 by Parent (Tokyo Market, Shopping District, Nightlife District) Another [[Akachochin|Traditional_lighting_equipment_of_Japan]] restaurant. (187.24 KB) Photo viewed 1478 times
Pic. 8. Another Akachochin restaurant. View photo in original size (984x692 pixels).


Picture of Okachimachi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2006 by Parent (Tokyo Market, Shopping District, Nightlife District)  (217.73 KB) Photo viewed 1113 times
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Picture of Okachimachi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2006 by Parent (Tokyo Market, Shopping District, Nightlife District)  (426.42 KB) Photo viewed 1088 times
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Picture of Okachimachi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2006 by Parent (Tokyo Market, Shopping District, Nightlife District)  (464.34 KB) Photo viewed 1097 times
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Picture of Okachimachi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2006 by Parent (Tokyo Market, Shopping District, Nightlife District)  (470.09 KB) Photo viewed 1122 times
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Picture of Okachimachi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2006 by Parent (Tokyo Market, Shopping District, Nightlife District)  (176.54 KB) Photo viewed 1162 times
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Picture of Okachimachi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2006 by Parent (Tokyo Market, Shopping District, Nightlife District)  (478.7 KB) Photo viewed 1160 times
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Picture of Okachimachi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2006 by Parent (Tokyo Market, Shopping District, Nightlife District)  (224.88 KB) Photo viewed 924 times
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Picture of Okachimachi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2006 by Parent (Tokyo Market, Shopping District, Nightlife District) 3 Sushi restaurants. (214.28 KB) Photo viewed 962 times
Pic. 16. 3 Sushi restaurants. View photo in original size (768x1024 pixels).


Picture of Okachimachi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2006 by Parent (Tokyo Market, Shopping District, Nightlife District) The three Japanese characters below the clock mean "Ameyoko".. Hm, not sure why.. Anyways, this is the most crowded part of this open air market. Other than casual shopping, many come here to buy ingredients for special events- one of which being the [[osechi]]-ryori dishes made for the New Year. (219.37 KB) Photo viewed 1015 times
Pic. 17. The three Japanese characters below the clock mean "Ameyoko".. Hm, not sure why.. Anyways, this is the most crowded part of this open air market. Other than casual shopping, many come here to buy ingredients for special events- one of which being the osechi-ryori dishes made for the New Year. View photo in original size (1006x706 pixels).


Picture of Okachimachi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2006 by Parent (Tokyo Market, Shopping District, Nightlife District) Slot adventure  [[pachinko]]. (285.46 KB) Photo viewed 1540 times
Pic. 18. Slot adventure pachinko. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Okachimachi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2006 by Parent (Tokyo Market, Shopping District, Nightlife District) A covered shopping alley in Okachimachi. (504.43 KB) Photo viewed 955 times
Pic. 19. A covered shopping alley in Okachimachi. View photo in original size (768x1024 pixels).


Picture of Okachimachi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2006 by Parent (Tokyo Market, Shopping District, Nightlife District) A store on the left selling books, comics, pictures, video, and Louis Vuitton, Gucci  products. (324.16 KB) Photo viewed 968 times
Pic. 20. A store on the left selling books, comics, pictures, video, and Louis Vuitton, Gucci products. View photo in original size (532x764 pixels).


Map of Okachimachi. Satellite photograph of Okachimachi neighborhood, Tokyo city.


How to get to Okachimachi Neighborhood


Okachimachi Station, JR Yamanote Line.
Last edited by Parent on Fri Apr 18, 2008 1:40 pm, edited 19 times in total.
 
 
 
 
Map of Okachimachi. Pictures by Parent within 4 kilometers of Okachimachi Neighborhood.

 
 

Neighborhoods Nearby Okachimachi - Pictures by Parent



Ueno Neighborhood by Parent. During the 60s or 70s, the Ueno station area used to have somewhat of a bad reputation due to the people living there being generally unsophisticated blue-collars. The Ueno residents most often came from the northern prefectures.. Distance from Okachimachi: 0.7km NE, 22 pictures.

Akihabara Neighborhood by Parent. Akihabara is Tokyo's and perhaps the arguably the world's top electronic market. All sorts of electrical and electronic devices can be found here at reasonable prices. Also of interest are the maid cafe (a.k.a. cosplay.. Distance from Okachimachi: 0.9km S, 18 pictures.

Ueno Park Neighborhood by Parent. While not too large in area, Ueno Park is nicely manicured and offers a beautiful pond. The residential areas around the park are not too expensive to live with the rent being the Tokyo average (typically 80000 yens/month for a.. Distance from Okachimachi: 1km N, 5 pictures.

University of Tokyo Neighborhood by Parent. The University of Tokyo is one of the most highly ranked universities in.. Distance from Okachimachi: 1km NWW, 10 pictures.

Hongo Neighborhood by Parent. Located in Bunkyo-ku, Hongo is a neighborhood nearby the University of Tokyo and.. Distance from Okachimachi: 1.4km W, 14 pictures.

Kuramae Neighborhood by Parent. Located in Taito ward near Asakusa, Kuramae is a mix of residential back alleys and office buildings. Kuramae is also within a 10 minute walk of the Ryogoku neighborhood which is most famous in Tokyo for its Kokugikan sumo.. Distance from Okachimachi: 1.5km SEE, 6 pictures.

Nezu Neighborhood by Parent. Nezu is a small neighborhood in Bunkyo-ku nearby the University of Tokyo. It is most famous for its Nezu Jinja, a ~300 year-old shrine which is still in its original.. Distance from Okachimachi: 1.6km NW, 14 pictures.

Iriya Neighborhood by Parent. Located in Taito-ku nearby Iriya Station, Iriya is a middle-class residential.. Distance from Okachimachi: 1.7km NE, 3 pictures.




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