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Nishiki Market

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Address: Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
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Activities: Shopping, Dining
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Must- do in Kyoto

This market is five blocks long and has an array of delicious food you can eat then or take home. Everything from fresh sashimi, baby octopus on a stick, dried fish, cucumbers... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

This market is five blocks long and has an array of delicious food you can eat then or take home. Everything from fresh sashimi, baby octopus on a stick, dried fish, cucumbers pickled in sake, matcha, mochi, red bean fish waffles, ice cream and everything in between! Best stall for me was the takoyaki store- made very quickly, very delicious... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

As you enter Nishiki market you'll be overwhelmed with pickles, fresh foods and nibbles. There are a few finger food stalls. After the markets there are heaps of small store almost every direction you walk in, including clothes and pretty much anything you can think of. Pretty cool to check out and take a stroll around. It's a short walk... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

You must go there when you are in Kyoto ... nice, food heaven, so clean and nice people .... easy to be accessed and be ready with your feet .. you will hurt them as you never want to stop looking .... lol!

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Glenbrook, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Just go for a wander around - this market is huge and veers off in all different directions, so who knows where you will end up! Fascinating food on offer (we weren't brave enough to taste any - a fish on a stick anyone?), although there are also a lot of junky souvenir shops. Very crowded, but that is all... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I enjoy this place, very busy and crowded but it was around New Years so it was normal . The have many food stalls where you can try many pickles for free, some of them are strange and I dint know what I was trying but they taste delicious, I also got some sushi and a salty tea made from... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Probably I went there quite late, not much things to buy. Osaka's kuromon market had more seafood. Just scroll through the market and went for the brunt ramen.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Just like Kuromon market in Osaka, the Nishiki market in Kyoto is definitely worth a visit. It's located very close to the Hankyu train line from Osaka, and has a covered walkway filled with stores selling an interesting and varied selection of items, including seafood, clothes, cutlery and teas. You can see and try things like crab claws, oysters, tempura... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We enjoyed a good hour strolling through this long and narrow under-cover market which was remarkably clean. There were lots of small speciality food stalls selling many types of fish, meat and vegetables. The market is popular and a little congested in places, although this adds to the atmosphere. The market has a 'Cafe de Crie' where we stopped for... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

An interesting visit with plenty if shops to keep both the old n young engrossed. An excellent place for Kyoto souvenirs. Bought some dried shinji clams which is hardly sold in most markets. The tofu doughnut taste pretty like what a doughnut should taste. The burro biscuits from one of the shops was delicious. This is a place that can... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

Nice stroll along the market. Understandably lots of tourist. Good place to buy dried foodstuff, fresh seafood, snacks and takeway titbits to bite. No a place to eat and dine. Pleasant experience but expected more.

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