The thrill of the hunt is very much alive in this colorful street market. It’s an adventure just searching for that particular signature bag. Here, the commonplace and unusual converge (think seaweed, hair cream, hats, quails' eggs, umbrellas, shoes, and vegetables). The pulse beats working-class Japan. And if you have to say ‘black market,’ do so with a whisper.
How to get there
By subway, train: Okachimachi, Ueno