Tsukiji - Japanese Traditional Lively Market in Tokyo

Japanese cuisine(日本料理, Nihon-Ryori) such Sushi(すし) and Ramen(ラーメン) is distinctive in all over the world.

Japanese fish cooking has especially variety of ways, row fish with soy sauce(醤油, syoyu) and wasabi(わさび), grilling with salt, boiling with sugar and soy sauce or miso(味噌) and drying.

Tsukiji Market(築地市場, Tsukiji shijo) preserves such Japanese traditional fish cooking culture.

Tsukiji - Traditional Market has many stores and restaurants

Tsukuji Market dates back to early 20th century.

After Great Kanto Earthquake(関東大震災, Kanto Daishinsai) in 1923 had destroyed small markets, these small markets were integrated as Tsukiji Market.

Tsukiji Market has stores and small restraunts where various kinds of fish and fish meal are mainly sold or served.

Many Stores in Tsukiji Market

Shop Street in Tsukiji Market

Tuna fish(Maguro in Japanese) is one of the most popular fish among Japaese


Tsukiji - Fish Sellers

In Tsukiji Market many fish and fruit and vegetable dealers are working hard and lively.

Recently mordern supermarkets and shopping malls are getting popular especially among middle and young Japanese, while many local old shops and markets are closing because of less variety and old-fashioned.

However when you visit Tsukiji Market, you could feel Japanese own good old atmosphere.

Fish dealers are working in Tsukiji Market

Tsukiji Market remains now good old atmosphere

Fish dealers are working in Tsukiji Market

Tsukiji Market

Fish dealer are cutting Tuna fish to sell

Website of Tsukiji Market


Access to Tsukiji Market

4-minute Walk from Toei Oedo Line(都営大江戸線) Tsukijishijo Station(築地市場) Exit A1

4-minute Walk from Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line(東京メトロ日比谷線) Tsukiji Station(築地) Exit 1

Toei Oedo Line Tsukijishijo Station

Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line Tsukiji Station

Map around Tsukiji Market

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