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Kuroshio Market

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Like oat Japanese fish market but on a smaller scale

1st off the market comparatively small vs other Japanese fish markets. Most stall opens closer to... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2015
pleasant detour

we dropped by for lunch when we were on our way to shirahama from osaka. we had sashimi don there... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2015
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50 minutes from Kansai International Airport (Osaka) by car. The largest number of tuna cutting shows in Japan. The fattiest part of tuna (Otoro) sushi is must-eat in this market. It's a kind of tourist seafood market. At the seaside BBQ area, you...more
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1527 Kemi, Wakayama 641-0014, Wakayama Prefecture
+81 73-448-0008
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Reviewed 12 November 2015

1st off the market comparatively small vs other Japanese fish markets. Most stall opens closer to lunch times where by then tourist buses arrives in droves!!! getting one there requires one to take a bus direct from the Wakayama station to the Marina City area....More

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Reviewed 14 September 2015

we dropped by for lunch when we were on our way to shirahama from osaka. we had sashimi don there - good value and fresh. the market is tourist friendly ... you can say it is touristy, we like it the way that you can...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2015

We got to this fish market at 10am when it opened and really loved seeing so many fresh fish being put out for sale at VERY reasonable prices. We wished we had a local hotel with cooking facilities. The Tuna filleting demonstration was most amazing...More

2  Thank HaljoHal
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Very cheap food with ultra-high quality ! And they have a live show to cut a tuna fish ! Definitely must go place for foodie!

Thank KPaladin
Reviewed 25 June 2015

This fish market is small, with stalls selling ready to eat seafood and a souvenir shop at the back. The market is very much catered for tourists. Highlight is seeing the tuna carving show(3 shows per day). Aside from this, would give this a miss...More

2  Thank Changry4
Reviewed 15 April 2015

We drove here from Osaka. After visiting the Wakayama Castle, we drove another 20 minutes to here but there was a queue for the car park. However, the wait was not that long and we eventually parked after about 30 minutes. The interesting thing was...More

1  Thank eymwonder
Reviewed 9 March 2015

If you have not time, just give this a miss. Not big deal except for the hourly show of cutting up a big blue tuna which is more of a show to attract tourists. The market itself is small with less than 20 stalls selling...More

1  Thank travellingbear88
Reviewed 11 December 2014

We went there early to catch the 11am tuna filleting show and to avoid the crowd. A lot of sashimi, fresh seafood and pickled plum and stuff but we could not see much dried seafood. We bought fresh seafood to bbq at the other side...More

1  Thank DorothyCheong
Reviewed 26 October 2014

Small but good local fish market to buy souvenirs! They also have a show of cutting Tuna every hour. You can also taste plum wine at a very low costs. The best thing about this place is the seafood you can buy and barbeque at...More

2  Thank Stellayyl
Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

Many people said that this is one of the best seafood market in Japan. In this summer, we have visited two other seafood markets: Toretore market in Shirahama, and Kuromon market in Osaka, both are also popular. However, this one in Wakayama are not good...More

3  Thank Oswens
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Response from egpiero | Property representative |
It's next to JR Osaka station, right? [JR Osaka station to JR Wakayama station] Rapid service 'Kishu-ji Kaisoku' [JR Wakayama staiton to Kuroshio Market(Marina CIty)] Wakayama Bus No. 42, 43, 121, 122 It can take 2... More
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