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Address: 2-10-1 Matsuo, Naha 900-0014, Okinawa Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 98-867-6560
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Fun market in Naha

I walked to the market from the doubletree hotel. The market itself is not huge but very nice for grabbing a few last minute gifts before you leave. Also really good spot to pick... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Taiwan
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

The bloggers say how cheep of Sushi, actually it's not true, To compare with Tokyo, the price just quite the meal of market 2F, and the sea food no surprised me. There is no high end type of Sushi.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

It's like a cross between an aquarium and a fish market. People in Okinawa will eat fish most people pay to keep alive in glass tanks. Much of the market is touristy shops, but persevere and follow the hand written signs to the fresh market down the main arcade.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Turn left into a side road off Kokusai Dori and you'll find a carpark next to the market. The vendors speak Mandarin. They haggle for your business without being rude to each other. They don't shout or curse like true Mandarin speakers. They are polite. That is in itself unique. Japanese Okinawans speaking Mandarin politely to get your business. Wonderful.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I walked to the market from the doubletree hotel. The market itself is not huge but very nice for grabbing a few last minute gifts before you leave. Also really good spot to pick out your own food and have one of the stands cook it for you. I really enjoyed the market oh and the Habu Sake yum I... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The Makishi Markets are just different enough from other Japanese markets for it to be interesting and in many ways it felt like a different country rather than just a different Japanese city. That's probably due to their Chinese heritage. The markets are full of touristy souvenirs and Hawaiian printed dresses and shirts. I have heard Okinawa described as the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

The market located in shopping streets & makes me feel like time-tripped to 80s. Wide varieties of local food on 1F & they can cook for u to eat on 2F. Worth visit to see something different!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

As I said, you may find this market a tad touristy, but that doesn't spoil the fun or the experience. Tonnes of great sea food you can find here, all sorts of Okinawa specialties in abundance. Real people do come here to shop for their food, so prices are moderate, atmosphere is still local. I was looking for some local... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This is a good fish and meat market but it seems to be getting touristy where all the stores on the 1st floor are able to speak foreign languages to get business. You can buy seafood on the first floor and get them cooked on the 2nd floor (just ask the seafood store where to go, they are somewhat connected).... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I always like to walk around local markets to learn about local ingredients and food culture. Like many other travelers, we bought seafood on the ground level wet market and had the food cooked at the restaurants up stairs. We found this place overly touristy and the seafood was over-priced. The seafood at the fish market (which is also getting... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Makishi Public Market is located next to the main street, the Kokusai Dori. You can easily find the market for lunch / dinner after wandering on the main street. The 1st floor (actually the ground floor) has meat and seafood stores. It's nice to look around the seafood stores especially if you are a seafood lover. You can buy seafood... More 

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Address: 2-10-1 Matsuo, Naha 900-0014, Okinawa Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 98-867-6560
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Okinawa Prefecture  >  Naha

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