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Yobuko Morning Market

Closed Now: 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Open today: 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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日本三大朝市?

河太郎の開店前に寄りました。思ったよりも小さく、歩いて食べられるようなものはあまりありません。魚やイカは安いのですが鮮度の問題で持って帰れない... I came before... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2018
900nippon
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Tokyo, Japan
via mobile
Large variety

Snack on the way from the taste offerings! Although most of the stands offer fish food, there are... read more

Reviewed May 12, 2018
danielbC6688KS
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Sydney, Australia
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Nov 16, 2018
“日本三大朝市?”
Nov 11, 2018
“This market makes me feel like I'm in Japan.”
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Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

河太郎の開店前に寄りました。思ったよりも小さく、歩いて食べられるようなものはあまりありません。魚やイカは安いのですが鮮度の問題で持って帰れない... I came before Kawataro's opening. It is smaller than I thought, and there are not many things which we can walk and eat.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

To be frank, I live within walking distance of this market and it's one of things which I can point too as making me feel like I actually live in Japan. Yobuko is known for one thing in Japan: squid. When telling people where I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank MSGAdvisor
Reviewed June 18, 2018

It's best if you arrived before 9-10 am. We reached around 11.30 am and some of the stalls are already closing.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank shyryongn
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Snack on the way from the taste offerings! Although most of the stands offer fish food, there are also art and crafts shops.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed December 25, 2017

Heard that it was one of the top morning markets in Japan, but coming here on Christmas Eve morning (Sun) did not give me that impression. There were not that many street vendors and some of the shops also were closed. Generally it was rather...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Peter C
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

It was our second trip to Fukuoka and so we decided to be a little more adventurous. Yobuko was the first of two day trips (Yanagawa tomorrow). We set off from Fukuoka city center at 8 am, took the subway + JR (45 mins combined)...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank RM303
Reviewed November 6, 2016

This market is all about the local catch so be prepared to see (and smell) a lot of squid. Was there on a Sunday morning so there was a big happy weekend crowd. Stallholders were happy to let me take pictures of various interesting and...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed July 8, 2016

We visited on a rainy morning and arrived at a deserted market. Not sure if stores and sellers decided to pull out because of the rain, but hardly any stores were open. Of the few that were open, they were selling a variety of seafood...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Sherry T
Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

This place is worth the drive! - Highly recommend to get there by 9am to enjoy the street lined with morning makeshift stalls. Quite an interesting experience. A must try is the octopus balls and freshly opened Uni saahimi at Yen400 and you can literally...More

Date of experience: June 2016
4  Thank sophiay579
Reviewed May 26, 2016

The harbour is magical with fisher men's boats lined up bobbing about. We saw men sitting repairing nets. The market is full of squid and fish. Little English spoken but people were so delightfully friendly and offered these tastings. One lady's stall had succulent oily...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Anne H
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