Food Tour of Tsukiji Fish Market

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Japan

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Explore one of the world's most famous culinary destinations: Tokyo's vibrant Tsukiji Fish Market. Wander through the sprawling 80-year market with a local friendly guide. Try many Japanese foods while sightseeing and learning about the Japanese culture during this 3.5-hour tour.*After 15th Oct. 2018 : Tsukiji inner market would be closed and move to Toyosu. From 15th Oct, we will do shorten tour(2.5 hours). Please check the information below.
Meet your guide in front of the gate of Tsukiji Honganji Temple at 8:15am and start exploring the Tsukiji fish market on this 3-hour food-focused tour. Soak up the sights, sounds, and smells, and learn about Tsukiji's 80-year history as the biggest fish market in Japan. For local people, Tsukiji is a special place to buy the freshest, high-quality seafood and ingredients. This market is also special place for chefs and many chefs of Michelin-star restaurants come to Tsukiji in the morning to buy their ingredients.While wandering through the colorful market, check out its fresh produce, from tuna to octopus tentacles, and get ready to eat and drink as the locals do. Learn about Japanese culture while sampling various kinds of symbolic Japanese foods along the way, such as Japanese-style omelettes, fried fish cakes, fresh tuna, Dashi soup and Katsuobushi (dried bonito), Japanese tea, sake, and sushi. Finish your tour, with a full belly, at Tsukiji Station.

What’s included

  • Local professional guide
  • Lunch (samples of Japanese food as you go: Japanese omelette, fried fish cake, fresh tuna, Dashi soup and Katsuobushi, a cup of Japanese tea, a cup of sake, sushi)
  • Walking and cultural tour
  • Entry/Admission - Tsukiji Honganji Temple

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup/drop-off
  • Food and drinks not on the menu

Highlights

  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Lunch included
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
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