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Yobuko Morning Market

Yobukocho Yobuko, Karatsu 847-0303, Saga Prefecture
+81 955-82-3426
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Squid!

It was our second trip to Fukuoka and so we decided to be a little more adventurous. Yobuko was the... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
RM303
,
Hong Kong, China
via mobile
Squirmingly fresh squid

This market is all about the local catch so be prepared to see (and smell) a lot of squid. Was... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
Deb B
,
Fremantle, Australia
via mobile
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good49%
  • Average30%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fresh squid” (4 reviews)
“stalls” (4 reviews)
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Yobukocho Yobuko, Karatsu 847-0303, Saga Prefecture
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+81 955-82-3426
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

It was our second trip to Fukuoka and so we decided to be a little more adventurous. Yobuko was the first of two day trips (Yanagawa tomorrow). We set off from Fukuoka city center at 8 am, took the subway + JR (45 mins combined)...More

Thank RM303
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This market is all about the local catch so be prepared to see (and smell) a lot of squid. Was there on a Sunday morning so there was a big happy weekend crowd. Stallholders were happy to let me take pictures of various interesting and...More

Thank Deb B
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We visited on a rainy morning and arrived at a deserted market. Not sure if stores and sellers decided to pull out because of the rain, but hardly any stores were open. Of the few that were open, they were selling a variety of seafood...More

1  Thank Sherry T
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

This place is worth the drive! - Highly recommend to get there by 9am to enjoy the street lined with morning makeshift stalls. Quite an interesting experience. A must try is the octopus balls and freshly opened Uni saahimi at Yen400 and you can literally...More

2  Thank Sophia Y
Reviewed 26 May 2016

The harbour is magical with fisher men's boats lined up bobbing about. We saw men sitting repairing nets. The market is full of squid and fish. Little English spoken but people were so delightfully friendly and offered these tastings. One lady's stall had succulent oily...More

1  Thank Anne H
Reviewed 17 May 2016

The morning market in Yobuko is very famous as one of the biggest three markets in Japan. It opens every morning from 8am to noon. However half of stalls close around 10.30am. you should come to the market in early morning, if you want to...More

2  Thank mat_mak
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Squid is huge there, you can find it in both dried and fresh forms. There are stalls that sell fresh seafood, like sea urchins, oysters. We tried the oyster as the shop have a self-service grilling station. I was expecting a more lively, jam-packed market....More

2  Thank jingjo j
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

I went by local bus. From the karatsu bus station, took the local bus then reached Yobuko. The fresh squid was fantastic. The price a little bit high. I had lunch at IKAHONKE restaurant, the course including base meal plus one Squid. I spent around...More

1  Thank lovingtrip2015
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