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Tsukiji Fish Market: How to do it right

Thinking of visiting the Fish Markets in Tokyo? Here is a guide on how to get the most from the experience thanks to Inside Japan.

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x Sonia x

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Tsukiji Fish Market is one of my tip-top favourite Tokyo experiences, but what with increasingly unstable relations between the vendors (for whom this is their livelihood) and tourists (for whom it is a fascinating attraction), it is important to know how to “do” Tsukiji properly.

Located right in the middle of Tokyo, next-door to Hamarikyu Gardens and near the upmarket Ginza district of town, Tsukiji is the largest seafood market in the world, and makes a fantastic (and free) addition to any Tokyo itinerary.

And since it was announced that Tsukiji will soon be moving from its current location to a site in Toyosu (a 20-minute bus or train ride from its current spot), you really will have to get in there quick – before it changes for good!

Map of Tsukiji Market (source: Japanguide) Map of Tsukiji Market (source: Japanguide)

What does the future hold?

As of yet, exact details about the new arrangement…

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