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Address: Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
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Activities: Shopping, Dining
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Interesting tradional market

This is a place you can find many Japanese tradional material.Very interesting.Also fresh foods on the way.You can take a whole day there.Staffs are sociable.You can learn a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

This is a place you can find many Japanese tradional material.Very interesting.Also fresh foods on the way.You can take a whole day there.Staffs are sociable.You can learn a lot. Kyoto is a charming place.most people cares temples.But such place let you know what Kyoto is.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Came across this by accident when wandering around kyoto and it's massive. You think the shops will be small too due to the glass roof market feel, but they can go up seven floors. Loads of places to eat, drink coffee or buy anything if you have the time to find it. Monday's it all opens late so don't go... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Kyoto is a place I think one should see before they die. With that said, Nishiki Market is a great place to see a different side of Kyoto. Removed from the lovely temples and shrines, Nishiki has many stands of fresh food that many restaurants come to for their daily fare. Seeing the hustle and bustle of the market is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

You can see all different ingredients Kyoto restaurants and locals use. Many stores have samples to try. A lot of fun!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Especially if you don't make it to the fish market in Tokyo, this is much more accessible and good for a wander around. Lots of great shops nearby and all kinds of weird and wonderful seafood...

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The Nishiki Market is a great place to start your day. We went there around 10 in the morning and ate our way through the market. There were so much to eat and to see. You should not miss it when you are in Kyoto.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I'm glad we made a point to venture into the alleys near Gion and explore the Market. Come hungry! You can buy snacks and delicacies right from the vendors. I wasn't brave enough to try some of the things available, but I had some of THE BEST homemade mochi. Fried goods galore. I wish I had bought more and taken... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Nishiki market, a place where you can buy souvenirs, reasonable price or small pack of japanese green tea leaves.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The Nishiki Market is definately the heart and soul of Kyoto. Located directly in middle of Kyoto it is very easy to find and very hard to get lost as it is one straight street, end to end. The food is a sight to the eyes as are the smells. If you're feeling adventurous, come hungry and pick and choose... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We went to the market by subway from Nijo to Shijo Station. Walking around in the market was an eye-opening experience to me. The diversity of food was amazing. I saw a lot of locally made food and some highly popular restaurants. There was a restaurant which dedicated to selling fresh oysters. A lot of people were waiting to get... More 

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