Kuromon Market

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  • Address: Japan, 〒542-0073 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Chuo Ward, Nipponbashi, 2 Chome−4−1
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 10:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Market, Family And Kids

This market has been around for 170 years, preserving Osaka's traditions in a way few other places can. While they do sell apparel, electronics and other paraphernalia, the vendors at this market are most famous for their food. With 200 vendors (mostly mom-and-pop style) over 600 metres, this is the best place to be introduced to Osaka cuisine. :

  • Check out the fresh produce, from the exorbitantly expensive to the budget friendly, all fresh and bright.
  • Have some takoyaki, Grilled scallops served soy sauce and butter, sushi and sashimi, snacks from the oden stall.
  • Buys some meat off the meat stalls.
  • Assorted seafood like crab, prawns, unagi, tuna, kaisen-don and baby octopus.

  • Stores keep their own hours.

  • Midosuji Line, Sen-Nichimae Line, Yotsubashi Line stop Namba Station (Namba Station).
  • Sakaisuji Line, Sen-Nichimae Line stop Nippombashi Station.

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  • Kuromon Market Address: Japan, 〒542-0073 Osaka Prefecture, Osaka, Chuo Ward, Nipponbashi, 2 Chome−4−1
  • Kuromon Market Timing: 08:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Kuromon Market Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Kuromon Market(preferred time): 09:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Kuromon Market: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 42.79% of people who visit Osaka include Kuromon Market in their plan

  • 25.61% of people start their Kuromon Market visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Kuromon Market

Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday

54.92% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kuromon Market

People normally club together Nipponbashi and Nanba Grand Kagetsu while planning their visit to Kuromon Market.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Absolutely wonderful place to visit .. it’s firstly a market so don’t get your hopes all high. Very clean and you will get your senses all piqued. Fresh seafood and meats (Kobe beef is everywhere) where they will cook for you on the spot. Fruits galore and we tried a very sweet strawberry for 1000Yen .. yes 1 strawberry but it's amazing sweet!! All in one place where you can get Duty Free souvenirs, clothes and many of the touristy stuff for friends and family.

  • Definitely a spectacular street market with as much fresh seafood as you can imagine in a central location. Although it gets quite busy, the quality of everything as well as the friendliness of basically all vendors here still impressed me very much. All in all, if you are ever nearby the area, it's definitely worth checking out.

  • Good place for foreign tourists to conveniently enjoy Japanese market's "atmosphere". Here used to be a local market but currently a touristy market. Locals don't go shopping here. For us Japanese, both the quality and price are not so good. But, for tourists, it is easy to enjoy variety of Japanese food and Japanese market's atmosphere.

  • Walking around and trying all the food at Kuromon market was definitely the highlight of my time in Osaka! All the seafood is super fresh, and there's also a ton of sweets and drinks for those who aren't into seafood. Like other street markets in Japan, there are usually places to sit down and eat the food you just bought, or at the very least stand comfortably and eat. Pricing is definitely not cheap, but it's super reasonable for the quality of food that you're getting. The scallops were super tender ($5 each) and the fresh sushi was some of the best I've ever had ($13). Would highly recommend coming here early on an empty stomach and eating as much as you can!

  • Very interesting place to visit. Even though the place is packed with tourists, it’s still worthwhile to check out the assorted street food and culture

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