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Itinerary
You will meet your guide at the designated meeting point. Your guide will provide you with an overview of the tour over a delicious cup of coffee, one of Tokyo's bests.Soon after you will walk around the outer market with around 700 stalls in the fish section and 120 shops in the fruits and vegetables section, each unique in their very own way.

Spend time strolling about the inner wholesale market, seeing some of the world's best seafood specialists that give Tsukiji its world-famous culinary reputation. You can also stop to get a blessing at the local shrine. You will stop for tastings along the way.

You will then continue exploring the bustling outer market where you will try famous dishes from the area, learn about the history, controversy and possible future of the market community and end your tour with a delicious sweet snack.

During the outer market experience you will find many great products which you may want to purchase. Most vendors do not take credit cards, so please bring cash in the local Japanese currency. Many guests like to purchase a Japanese cooking knife as a souvenir of their Tsukiji day. Knives range from 5000 yen to 70,000 yen or more (50.00USD to over 700.00USD).
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Arigato Japan Food Tours
Overview
Get an in-depth look at Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo with a morning tour of both the inner and outer market stalls. After starting with a coffee, you’ll stroll around the historic wholesale market, learning about the seafood specialists and sampling their produce as you explore. Stop for a blessing at a local shrine, and then finish on a high note with a sweet Japanese snack. If you plan to buy souvenirs or food, remember to bring cash as credit cards are not generally accepted.
Highlights
  • Walking tour of Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo
  • See one of the largest fish markets in the world from an insider’s perspective
  • Explore both the inner and outer sections of the market, trying local dishes and learning about food traditions that go back more than 100 years
  • Meet the local vendors and traders that give Tsukiji its unique character
  • Enjoy breakfast in a local eatery inside the inner market that features both sashimi and various styles of cooked fish
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great experience

Asami, our guide, spoke excellent English and was so charming and helpful in explaining Japanese culture and knew the ins and outs of the market. Many of the vendors knew her as well which allowed us special access to some of the behind the scenes....More

Thank Mike N
Reviewed June 27, 2018
Tsukiji is one of a kind

Asami was really a great guide, but, lets face it, when the subject matter is the iconic Tsukiji Fish Market, let's just say it's a guaranteed win-win all the way. I visited the guts of this fish market some 30 years ago, and when I...More

Thank Floyd H
Reviewed May 11, 2018
Tsukiji Fish Market Tour

Wow, this tour was so much more than I was expecting. The guide knew all about everything and felt like we really got a behind the scenes look. The food was awesome and I bought a japanese sushi knife.

1  Thank hubrissonic
Reviewed April 7, 2018
TSUKIJI + Wonderful ASAMI .. ..

Fabulous TSUKIJI FISH MARKET TOUR with the wonderful ASAMI who we found out was actually a neighbor of ours near Koreatown in LA .. .. First-time ever in the INNER MARKET and ASAMI smoothly led us through the bustle with enough time for a couple...More

1  Thank Sammy N
Reviewed March 4, 2018
A fresh look at fish

Simon and I had a great morning in the company of our guides Asami and Canadian Ash. We were a small group with one other guest., so we had plenty of personal attention. We tasted delicious fish dishes and learned a lot about the history...More

Thank Denise P
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