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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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Phone Number: +81 3-3542-1111
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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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bustling and exciting morning activity

I had just 24 hours in Tokyo, so I wanted to make the best of it. This market did not disappoint! Definitely a must-see for visitors :)

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Luckily for us we had to change hotel's in the middle of the night due to a smoking room that was available. Our new hotel was 1 mile away from the market so once we arrived at the hotel at 2AM and dropped our luggage off (we didn't get our room till noon that day), we decided to go to... More 

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I had just 24 hours in Tokyo, so I wanted to make the best of it. This market did not disappoint! Definitely a must-see for visitors :)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you want to visit the real fish market warehouses, you will have to come later around 10am, but not after 12noon. Those are the best time to see the warehouse workers packing and preparing the fish and other stuff. You can miss the tuna auction, but don't miss watching them cutting up the massive tunas. Techincally, you're not really... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you love sushi, this is the spot for you. I arrived at the market about 10 am and it was hustle and bustle with vendors selling their seafood, fruits and vegetables or kitchen ware. I ate the most wonderful oysters, king crab and tuna. I can't even put in words how fantastic the seafood was. Go! Get a hotel... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Huge fish market. Never seen anything like that before. Quite an experience. There are all sorts of sea food on offer. Everything is fresh.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

To view the activities at Tsukiji Fish Market come on workdays early in the morning at 4 a.m. to the Kachidoki Gate. Only 120 visitors will be accepted per day on a first come first serve basis in two groups of 60. No other access allowed before 10 a.m. until the interesting activities have been completed and closed. At any... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We tried our very hardest to get there early. . But hey we were on holiday but managed to get here around 9am. Just in time to sample the cat variety of seafood on offer! You can definitely walk around the stalls and devour on all the snack, try the big juicy oysters! So fresh and delicious!! The crab is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We go there at 9 a.m., but that was too late. It was also special to see all the merchants with the fresh fishes, but at this time the most activity was over and they start to clean their counter.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had several hours between flights at NRT airport and decided to visit the fish market to see what it was all about. If you have a similar itinerary as I did, expect to pay about approx $50 USD (5100 Yen) to get here and back to the airport. (I did the math for 1 person, slightly cheaper for more) Take... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Tried to get here early but arrived around 11am. Most of the fish stalls were being put away but you got the idea and the indoor fish sellers were still trading. Not a strong smell of fish strangely enough. Interesting to see various sea food on display.

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