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  • Fish markets in Tsukiji

    Anybody been to the fish markets in Tsukiji, looks like it could be interesting for a look and a few pictures, any tips on how to get there?

  • #2
    I have been to Tsukiji market once, but unfortunately the market was closed that day because of Sunday.
    It is disappointing memory.
    So, don`t go to Tsukiji market on Sunday, however even though the market was close, there are nice fresh sushi restaurant around there, so I did enjoy some fresh sushi though.
    Here is info about Tsukiji market, so please check it before you go.
    Last edited by tokyo2020forum; 16th August 2016, 09:45 PM.

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    • #3
      I want to go to Tsukiji market and watch Tuna auction. Has anyone seen it?


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      • #4
        No I havent seen the market, but Im keen to go now after seeing your photo and video yoshi , and thanks Misaki for the info

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        • #5
          I've seen it and its worth the train trip, but you have to get up early in the morning and I think now you may have to book to see some areas, as they have limits on the people moving around


          Hours
          Outer Market: varies by shop, typically 5:00 to 14:00
          Wholesale Area: open to visitors after 9:00am
          Tuna Auction: open to visitors from 5:25am to 6:15am (restricted to 120 visitors/day)

          Closed
          Sundays, national holidays and some Wednesdays (see "English Links" below).
          The tuna auction gets closed to tourists for a few weeks over New Year (usually from early December to mid January) to ensure a smooth and accident free course of business during that busy time of the year


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          • #6
            Its not as free as it used to be, once you could walk around with your camera a bit and get some excellent shots, but now they restrict access a lot to the main market, but still worth a look for sure.
            It became too popular and they had to restrict access in some areas, after all it is primarily a commercial site

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