Ameya-Yokochō

Exploring Ameya-Yokochō Market

Exploring Ameya-Yokochō Market

The name Ameya-Yokochō comes from the word "ameya" which in Japanese means "candy store". After WWII sugar was hard to obtain but in this area of Japan, there were many candy stores still selling the precious sweets. Even today you can still find a few stores selling Japanese candy.