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Kuromon Ichiba

Nippombashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 542-0073, Japan
+81 6-6631-0007
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Ranked #19 of 215 attractions in Osaka
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

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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Singapore, Singapore
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

You can find fresh fruits especially a whole selection of strawberries, dried seafood, cooked food, fresh sashimi, clothes and sundries. There is one or two small supermarkets too. Every store owner is so friendly and full of smiles. Too many strawberries to choose from? Just ask the friendly shop assistant and they will give friendly suggestions! My only advise is... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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98 reviews 98 reviews
54 attraction reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I love visiting markets whenever I travel. Comparing Kyoto's Nishiki Market and Osaka's Kuromon Ichiba, I prefer the latter. This place is really a market the locals go for their fresh produces. It is rather easy to get here by the subway, just take to Nipphonbashi station and walk out of exit 10, turn left, when facing the street; you... More

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Hong Kong, China
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89 reviews 89 reviews
47 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Fresh quality food at reasonable prices! There are also stores selling household ware and you get to see and feel the vibe of the people living in the neighbourhood.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I went twice during my 2 days in Osaka. My advise is to go early in the morning, say around 8-9am before the crowd build up. My main objective was to attack all the fresh seafood available. I had fresh oyster by the road at 700Yen each, barbeque octopus stuffed with quail egg, and grilled super huge scallops... for appetizer.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Awesome food, plenty of sashimi, fruits, veges, seafood, pickles, desserts and plenty of stuff I didn't know what it was. Best to go on an empty stomach!

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Okay, I am giving this a 5/5 because the place is mindblowing! Stores selling wares, fruits, fresh fish and confectionary. I found 1 shop selling beautiful wagashi and strawberry daifuku. They're made fresh daily without preservatives so you have to finish them on the same day. The daifuku was so good that I went back the next morning to buy... More

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52 reviews 52 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This 600-meter long covered market is known as Osaka's Kitchen and has been around for at least 100 years. It's similar to Nishiki Market in Kyoto and has more than 150 stalls with fresh meat, fish, fruit, vegetables, etc. There are also places to eats fresh sashimi, etc. Taking a stroll through the market is a wonderful way to experience... More

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Manila, Philippines
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Kuromon Ichiba is the place where locals go for their fresh seafoods, fruits and vegetable. It's not actually a big market like Kyoto's Nishiki Market but I fell in love with this place. To get there, take subway Nipphonbashi station exit 10. Walk to your left when facing the street. Kuromon Ichiba is on your left. We had sashimi, melt... More

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Sydney, Australia
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103 reviews 103 reviews
45 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

A fun place to visit for an hour or so. Many fruit and vegie shops, so a good place to buy some lovely Japanese fruits. Recommended.

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