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The Tsukiji Market

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Address: 5-2-1 Tsukiji, Chuo 104-0045, Tokyo Prefecture
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Great place to visit if you love to eat fresh fish or sushi. Choose from a...

Great place to visit if you love to eat fresh fish or sushi. Choose from a variety of welcoming shops and restaurants. Fish is also sold in this market but be sure to arrive early as the best fish tends to sell out early in the morning.

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The great Tsukiji Market

A working fish market, it's worthwhile to read up on its history and evolution before visiting to help with the context of how it operates during your visit, especially if you're... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A working fish market, it's worthwhile to read up on its history and evolution before visiting to help with the context of how it operates during your visit, especially if you're skipping the very early morning fish auction. If you're keen on lining up for any of the most popular sushi bars, I'd recommend queuing up well before 10/10.30am as... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

After checking out of our hotel and with a few hours to spare before heading out to the airport, we decided to pay Tsukiji one last visit and make a last minute grab for some more yummy seafood. Man! only on the Metro did we realized we picked a Saturday to visit! As expected, the place was packed...no! it was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had read that you need to be up early to see the tuna auction. In the end we ummed and arred over whether it was worth getting up at 2am but decided it was a once in a lifetime thing. We arrived at Tsukiji just before 3am and there were only half a dozen spots left. 10 minutes later... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very busy with a mixture of everyday life and tourists. Wander, enjoy and then pick a place to eat. It's all part of the experience!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Tsukiji is something you have to experience to understand the scale as well as the culture of the worlds largest fish market. Very hard to explain the amount and variety of seafood. Been here couple of times because of jet lag since it opens very very early. One heck of an experience is all I can say.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing and fun market. So much to see! Definitely better if you hire a guide to explain how it all works. Lots of ready to eat options available as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having been fortunate enough to visit Tokyo a few times, I must say that coming to Tsukiji is still an experience worth having. From the bustling dealers and shoppers to the stalls selling wonderful food, Tsukiji is a must visit for anyone who loves seafood.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a great place to buy Japanese steel knives - Nenox and Masamoto are the two shops we sought out and made purchases from. It's a great place just to wander around, and guess the identities of the fresh produce (sometimes not so easy for an Australian!).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked from our hotel in the Ginza Shopping District to the Fish Market which we read was in the process of moving but hadn't done so yet! We were very happy about this since we likely would not have gone if it had. We wandered stall after stall and looked at the array of seafood and other handmade goods... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Walking around and getting famed by the seafood on the streets. Well explored. Picked a good restaurant and had lunch there of their set meals. Seafood were fresh no doubt.

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