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Nishiki Market

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Shinkyogoku Shopping District
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Address: Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 752214003
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A very interesting place with lots of Japanese food and supplies

It's located at the far end of Gion and span across few side lanes. It can be an extention of your Gion visit. You can find many snacks and Japanese supplies here. The famous... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Nick T
Singapore, Singapore

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's a pleasant walk especially in cool weather with lots of samples to try especially the pickles. It's not necessarily cheap though. I happened to walk through going from the Karawamachi station (terminal Kyoto station for the Hankyu line). I might not purposefully come here though but as part of your Gion stop it's ok, so you can include it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's good to wander around here if you like crowds and some food tasting.After been to the other places and nearby departmental store supermarket, the stuff in Nishiki market do cost more than usual. I was looking to get my usual seaweed stuff and was totally shocked to see it costs 2x than when I got it in Tsukiji Mk... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's located at the far end of Gion and span across few side lanes. It can be an extention of your Gion visit. You can find many snacks and Japanese supplies here. The famous aritsugu knife shop is within this market. It closed at around 6pm so plan your trip accordingly.

Thank Nick T
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A market that is near to daimaru, Kyoto's Kitchen. Lots of things to try. Recommend thaat you come with an empty stomach, and enjoy the street food/market food. Fresh soy milk, grilled scallops, tuna, tomago and lots more. If you have never been to a Japanese market, this would be one of the good ones!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was expecting something a bit more authentic but unfortunately, it is very well organised for the tourists.. A good place to go anyway to see the various products, buy souvenirs and a perfect place to be if it is pouring rain!

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Osaka, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is the first time I went to Japanese market which outside. It's so interesting and I ate so many many delicious food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great atmospheric place to visit especially if you go around lunchtime. A bustling avenue of exciting foodstalls selling amazing food and food related things. As a serious foodie I was in heaven.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a must stop for my family every time we visit Kyoto and we always find something new to try and buy. A lot of stores will hand out samples and the staff are extremely friendly, non-pushy and there is no obligation to buy. Food range is quite wide; from seafood, produce, teas to a lot of traditional preserved... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nishiki market is indoors and vast!! I'm a big fan of markets and this one didn't disappoint. Whilst it is more of a permanent fixture and not really an ever changing market, you can certainly get lost and wonder around for a long while looking at all the different things on offer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nishiki maret is a wonderful place to take in the sights, sounds & smells of Kyoto. It's easy to spend a couple of hours visiting all the stalls & buying delicious treats to take back home.

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Shinkyogoku Shopping District
Those who delight in shopping and cuisine will find themselves at home in Shinkyogoku. Lauded and visited by locals for its Nishiki Market, where baskets of fragrant spices, dried fish, and just-fried foods are piled high along the snaking streets of its enclosed outdoor shopping spaces, Shinkyogoku is not only a hub for fresh fare, but also for fast fashion fixes. Trends-in-the-making can be spotted in the tall windows of several one-of-a-kind stores featuring local labels and modish boutiques. Arcades, outdoor concert spaces, mega department stores, and small, enchanting cafes have sprung up to accommodate the increasing traffic. Whether looking for souvenirs and kitsch on Shinkyogoku Street, or scoping out the massive food court and restaurant floor at Takashimaya Department store, there's something for every wallet or purse, and a buyer for every item.