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Sunday Market

Otesuji, Kochi 780-0842, Kochi Prefecture
+81 88-823-9456
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I love Markets !!!

There is nothing better than a market to know and understand about any culture in the world, and if... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Santiago, Chile
The same produce as you can see in local shops

We came specifically to be in Kochi for this Sunday market. The market stretches from this izakaya... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
Sunny M
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Otesuji, Kochi 780-0842, Kochi Prefecture
+81 88-823-9456
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There is nothing better than a market to know and understand about any culture in the world, and if Japanese culture is unbelievable, imagine what a market can do to you. Please go and enjoy, the flavours and the smell, new things for the Occidental...More

Thank Mahotu
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We came specifically to be in Kochi for this Sunday market. The market stretches from this izakaya restaurant 追手筋宴舞堂 to Hirome market and beyond along the road westwards from Hasuikemachidori Station. For those who drive, you can use the restaurant or Hirome market as destinations...More

Thank Sunny M
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Historical farmer's market since 1690. Every Sunday, from early morning (about 6am) to evening (4-5pm), over 400 tiny stores are open. Lots of locals go there in the morning to get fresh vegetables and fruits. For tourists, I recommend to grab a lunch: Inaka-Sushi (Vege...More

Thank Eri O
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Yes I know it's a traditional market that's been going on for centuries but I feel it's been overly hyped in the Japanese guide books. It's a nice stroll but most of the stalls are offering the same fruits/vegetables. Occasionally there's a handy craft stall...More

1  Thank EmAitchKay
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Kochi’s Sunday market has a long history dating back to 1960 and starts bright and early in the morning at 5 or 6am (depending on Spring/Summer or Autumn/Winter months). It is said that there are around 600 stalls selling fresh produce / crafted items. The...More

1  Thank jeni_hk
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Staying in Kochi? Make sure you put these fun Sunday markets towards the top of your "must see" list. This narrow street market highlights the fresh fruit and seafood produce for which this area is famous. There were some wonderful stalls also offering handcrafts, traditional...More

Thank TravelBug241
Reviewed 11 June 2015

As tourist we were mainly looking at all the giant fruit (especially the apples, never seen so many huge ones) and fresh vegetables. Down the far end near the Castle were some bric-a-brac stalls. We bought a large Japanese bowl for Y1000 which was a...More

Thank downunder2207
Reviewed 26 June 2014

We came to Kochi to visit the castle. We walked through the market to get back to the station. Lots of veggies, and plants for sale. Also many booths selling knives, swords and other cutlery. There were a few antique dealers as well. A bit...More

Thank hfot2
Reviewed 27 August 2012

We happened to be in town on market day, and went for a stroll as it was a highly recommended event. Just like most Japanese markets, it is something unusual for us westerners, with mainly plenty of unknown vegetables and fruits, but the extraordinary aspects...More

Thank diaber
Reviewed 10 July 2012 via mobile

I was surprised by this market, it has a lot to offer. Primarily fruit and veges, but also charm. It was a hot summers day even at 7am, yreet quiet. Getting towards lunchtime the crowd gets larger, but it's much more a local fare than...More

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