Tsukiji Fish Market

Currently Open [Closes at 10:00 pm]
  • Address: 5-2-1 Tsukiji, Chuo, Tokyo 104-0045, Japan
  • Timings: 04:00 am - 10:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +81-335421111
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Market, Family And Kids
Tickets From $53.9

One of the largest fish markets in the world is the Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo. This market has it's unique method of operation and is a must visit. The market starts early work very early- around 4 am and works till 8 am. They have a unique way of bidding for prices that is like an auction. The cutting of fresh fish from around the world takes place here and you can buy some delicious fish. The little shops just outside the main market area serve fresh sushi to give you a bite into the daily produce. You can buy special knives for cutting all sorts of Japanese fish and other accessories you'd need when working with fish. There are some shops selling angling gear as well. A treat for first-timers in Japan!

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  • Please note that In December and January, the Market is closed to tourists for safety reasons as it is the busiest time of the year. 

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  • Tsukiji Fish Market Address: 5-2-1 Tsukiji, Chuo, Tokyo 104-0045, Japan
  • Tsukiji Fish Market Contact Number: +81-335421111
  • Tsukiji Fish Market Timing: 04:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Tsukiji Fish Market Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Tsukiji Fish Market(preferred time): 02:30 pm - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Tsukiji Fish Market: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 84.28% of people who visit Tokyo include Tsukiji Fish Market in their plan

  • 50.74% of people start their Tsukiji Fish Market visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Tsukiji Fish Market

Monday, Thursday and Friday

86.81% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Tsukiji Fish Market

People normally club together Hamarikyu Gardens and Ueno Park while planning their visit to Tsukiji Fish Market.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Nice for a short stroll through the (very, very) crowded market and appreciate the wide range of products from the sea. It is also an awesome experience to stop in a restaurant and order sushi directly from a chef and watch him make it right in front of you! Be careful though, some shops don't allow pictures.

  • Great place to visit, and must go early morning to enjoy as all shops close around 2pm. Any choice of seafood is fresh and considered cheap. Prepare cash instead of plastics, unless in restaurant. Good place to give yourself a knife for cooking, there are shops for general and special purposes knifes, or bring along yours for customize sharpening.

  • If you love visiting food markets this one is great. Lots of sushi places to eat and lots of other fishy things on sale. You can also find shops selling traditional cooking utensils and knives, as well as a gorgeous like natural wine and sake shop. Really interesting place to visit when you are in Tokyo.

  • It was a public holiday when we visited, and yet there was still enough stalls open for us to eat ourselves silly. We were also fortunate to find a knife shop and a crockery shop open. We had a wonderful time wandering the small streets, and eating high quality seafood. We went wherever there was a line, and we weren't disappointed.

  • It is wonderful market with lots of Japanese food to savour and delight your taste buds. I enjoyed the grilled prawns, oysters and scallions. I saw how mocha tea is made. Wow, you must not miss the strawberry mochi, it was just heavenly. The white strawberry tastes so good and sweet. You must not miss this place. You must see, taste and savour all the Japanese delicacies. I enjoyed myself.

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