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Kuromon Ichiba

Nippombashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 542-0073, Japan
+81 6-6631-0007
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Ranked #20 of 216 Attractions in Osaka
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Brisbane, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We did enjoy our time at the markets - a must try is the Kobe Beef - it was definitely the best steak in the world. however for a true fish market experience do make sure you get to the Tokyo fish Markets ..

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Singapore, Singapore
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Think fresh savoury hotate, sweet and juicy snow crabs, delicious salmon sashimi, grilled mackerel, sashimi and more sashimi.... You get to pick the freshest sashimi off the shelves and they will sliced it for you on the spot. Reasonable prices for good quality sashimi. Then end your meal with tender and chewy strawberry mochi. Strawberry mochis are a MUST. The... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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81 reviews 81 reviews
32 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

If you are visiting Osaka, I would highly recommend you visit Kuromon Ichiba – a local market / street that sells loads of local delicacy from sushi to sashimi to snacks, biscuits, mocha, grapes, strawberries and the list goes on and on. The food and fruits here is amazingly fresh and delicious! I spent 2-3 hours just eating, enjoying the... More

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7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Kuromon Ichiba is not your typical touristy market, it's an bustling wet and dry market that residents visit to do their daily grocery shopping. The market runs perpendicular from the main street and branches off into short intersections along the way. You'll find stalls and shops selling apparels, crockery, dinnerware, small home appliances, fresh produce, cooking goods and little pockets... More

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Muntinlupa, Philippines
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

A must see place for first time travel to Osaka. Love the food,sashimi and other authentic delicacies to be taken home. Definitely great Japan experience. Just a block from Nipponbashi station.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Well if you are only visiting osaka and have not been to any market in Japan then Kuromon is worth a visit n will be interesting for you. Since i was in Hakodate, Hokkaido, the fish market there is a lot more interesting. Anyway in Kuromon you get to try fugu fish. There are some fugu restaurants there if you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Our family loved this market. It was clean, sellers were pretty friendly, obviously they cater to tourists with their signage and English labels. Loved that t there is an area with free wifi, tables and vending machine where you can sit and eat :) Do not miss the TORO right beside another "not to miss" Kobe beef. Perfect pair for... More

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This market shouldn't be missed when you go to Osaka. There are lotssss of food and dry goods to choose from. But what I like most about this market is the Wagyu/Kobe vendor! In my country, you need atleast Php3000 to eat a Wagyu Steak. In Kuromon, it's only 1200Yen per serving. It's a small store where you can wait... More

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Osaka, Japan
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Kuromon Market is famous as Japanese old fish market, especially you can buy and taste "Fugu", Globe Fish...of course without poison. And so nice atmosphere as old Japanese common life.

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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Come here in the afternoon, and you can buy cheap raw fish which is very fresh and delicious. The fruit here is much cheaper than that in the department store. Also, there is a store which sells tons of Japanese cookies and crackers at low prices. If you have enough time, please come and enjoy the local food.

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