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TOKYO SIGHTSEEING AREA

Tsukiji Market

[Strongly Recommended!] [Standard] [Social Infrastructure] [Food Market]

[Overall] Sightseeing
★★★★★★★★★★ (10.0/10.0)

Features
◎ Enjoyable
△ Beautiful
△ Relaxing
◎ Unique
◎ Japanese

TRY JAPAN recommends ...

1: to experience the atmosphere of the food market
2: to eat Sushi
3: to eat Japanese food such as Ramen and Beef Bowl

Food market that has one of the largest fish markets

If you visit Tsukiji Market, you can find a lot of Sushi restaurants.

It is famous for tuna auction. It consists of inner market and outer market.

Inner market consists of fish market and vegetable market. It is well-known that it has one of the largest fish markets in the world. As a flagship food market, various kinds of fish, shellfish, fruit and vegetable are dealt. In particular, the first tuna auction of the year is a seasonal tradition of new year in Japan.

As for Tsukiji Market, Sushi is famous. In fact, there are a lot of Suchi restaurants. In addition, there are various kinds of restaurants. There is the first Yoshino-Ya restaurant of beef-bowl dishes at the inner market. This restaurant has a special atmosphere. Also, there are ramen restaurants at the outer market. Moreover, a wide variety of shops related to food market including cooking utensils are found.

It opened in 1935. It is a large public food market of Tokyo Metropolis at commercial area in Tsukiji, Chuo City, Tokyo. Its nearest station is Tsukiji-Shijo Station.

Event Information

"Tuna Auction Observation"
It is held on the Tsukiji Market Opening Day.
*In addition to market holidays, it is closed during year-end and new year holidays.

Finished Event Information

"Tsukiji Outer Market Autumn Festival" (Tsukiji Outer Market)
from October 10, 2015 (Saturday) to October 11, 2015 (Sunday)

"Tsukiji Market Festival"
May 3, 2016 (Tuesday, National Holiday)"Tsukiji Outer Market: Spring Festival Half Price Fair" (Tsukiji Outer Market)
May 7, 2016 (Saturday)

"Tsukiji Autumn Festival 2016" (Tsukiji Outer Market)
from October 8, 2016 (Saturday) to October 9, 2016 (Sunday)

"Tsukiji Outer Market: Spring Festival Half Price Fair" (Tsukiji Outer Market)
May 13, 2017 (Saturday)

"Tsukiji Autumn Festival 2017" (Tsukiji Outer Market)
from October 7, 2017 (Saturday) to October 8, 2017 (Sunday)

Necessary Time
It is different among purposes to visit.

Opening Hour
In case of the observation of Tuna wholesale market, it is from 5:25 to 5:50 and 5:50 to 6:15 in the morning. However, while the registration usually starts at 5:00, the registration can start before 5:00 according to the situation.

Closed Day
Basically, this market is closed every Wednesday and every Sunday. However, it temporarily opens. Also, it temporarily closed. Moreover, the observation of Tuna wholesale market is closed from December to January in the following year.

Admissions Fee
It is free.

Access
It takes 1 minute from Tsukiji-Shijo Station on foot.

Nearest Railway Station
◎ Tsukiji-Shijo Station (Toei Subway: Oedo Line)
◎ Tsukiji Station (Tokyo Metro: Hibiya Line)

Fellow Travelers
◎ Alone
◎ With Friends
◎ With Significant Other
◎ With Family
◎ With Children

Name in English
Tsukiji Market

Name in Roman Letters
Tsukiji Shijo

Name in Japanese
築地市場
つきじしじょう

Address
5-2-1, Tsukiji, Chuo City, Tokyo, 104-0045, Japan

Telephone Number
03-3542-1111

URL
http://www.tsukiji-market.or.jp/tukiji_e.htm

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