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Address: 1527 Kemi, Wakayama 641-0014 , Wakayama Prefecture
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If you've had enough of temples

This is more a shopping arcade for tourists than a real, working market. That's not to say it's bad, it's just what it is. The tuna cutting demonstration is amazing to watch... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is more a shopping arcade for tourists than a real, working market. That's not to say it's bad, it's just what it is. The tuna cutting demonstration is amazing to watch. Buying food and barbecuing it right there is a cool thing to do.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Alot of fresh seafood to buy and eat. Got to watch the Tuna filleting event. (11:00am, 12:30p, and 3:00pm) If you come via public Bus, best to check the bus timings when u reached the market. You might have to wait up to an hour if i remember correctly.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

We visited the fish market located inside the Marina City island in Wakayama. Free grills for trials are available for free in some of the particular restaurants / shops. The fish was really fresh and tasty. There are lots of different seafood related dry foods to purchase in the shops, and the foods were good too. Overall a very relaxing... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

The Sashimi is fresh. the price is bargain. The tuna is delicious. There has different kinds of Japanese food.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

There's quite a bus ride from the JR Wakayama station to the Market but thankfully it was a direct bus. Made it just in time for their 12:30pm showing of the tuna cutting demonstration. Purchased some seafood for the outdoor BBQ and some fresh sushi that used the freshly sliced tuna. There's BBQ tables outside, right beside the market, so... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

The place is prepared for tourists. We saw loads and loads of tourists coming to this place in tour buses. We are among them. The fish and fruits are expensive here. We witnessed the " Giant Tuna Cutting Demonstration" ---a show merely cutting of small tunas! Many stores selling the pricey goods. There is a restaurant upstairs which serve "fresh... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

This establishment does not appear to be a real fish market. It is more like one section of the theme park, with a few small restaurants and shops. The sushi is overpriced and of average quality. Also, it is not easy to get to via public transport...it takes around 30 to 40 minutes of bus ride. However, if you must... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Went to Wakayama for other reasons, decided to drop by Kuroshio fish market as I have extra time. Because I was not prepared, I wasn't expecting much, and it was much later in the day than recommended for all the activities there. - As I was ill prepared, I asked around for directions. A bus arrived right then, so I... More 

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Hong Kong
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

A market for fresh seafood and fersh seafood barbies. A must see for any visitor to Wakayama and a must eat place too. The food is fresh and well presented, although not inexpensive, but you're there to take in the atmosphere. The barbecue wa smokey at first, but as the breeze grew, the smoke disappeared. The fruit market is a... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Set up for international (or rather Asian) tourists. Next to the marina city which was really nothing in the day time. Parking is chargable. Seafood over-priced and of limited choices. Should go to the tore-tore market 45 mins away if you have a car. The marque selling local stuffs next to the market are worth for a walk tough.

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