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Kuroshio Market

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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50 minutes from Kansai International Airport (Osaka) by car. The largest number of tuna cutting shows in Japan. The fattiest part of tuna (Otoro) sushi is must-eat in this market. It's a kind of tourist seafood market. At the seaside BBQ area, you...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1527 Kemi, Wakayama 641-0014, Wakayama Prefecture
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+81 73-448-0008
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great fish market and good range of reasonably priced eating places. Supposed to be best outside Tokyo - not so sure but was very good.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ramm74
Reviewed July 30, 2019 via mobile

This large fish market provides food for those visiting the local attractions as well as fish and other products to take home. There is a demonstration of how to cut and prepare fish, that is entertaining. Many stalls sell freshly prepared fish, sea-food, meat and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Buckster21
Reviewed July 12, 2019

Drove there or you can take the trains there when you are in Wakayama. Highlight include the tune cutting show where you see a big tuna dissect in front of your eyes. I recommend you to try the Otoro(fatty tuna) which is rare. Its more...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Stephystephy
Reviewed April 12, 2019 via mobile

It is a tourist spot where you can enjoy watching the demonstration of slicing up the big tuna fish into sashimi that you can enjoy on the spot! There are many stalls selling seafood like grilled scallops, oyster, crab etc.. you have to buy and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank agoh69
Reviewed March 22, 2019

Not a big market but good that you can buy fresh seafood with free BBQ facilities at the outdoor area. The tuna craving show is interesting to see if you happened to be there around their show times. It took about 45-60 mins to reach...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AliceChui
Reviewed March 13, 2019 via mobile

Enjoyed the tuna carving show - an interesting experience if you've never seen it before. The market isn't very big but enough for some shopping and eating. Found some interesting snacks like seasoned preserved scallops and clams which I did not see at the market...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Summerfrolics
Reviewed February 14, 2019

Having been to many different markets throughout Japan, this was somewhat of a disappointment. The market was really quite small with an outdoor area for eating. Perhaps it has got to do with the timing of my visit, I went at about 1-2 pm. I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 4, 2019

Developed for tourist and next to other attractions. A bit run down, may be not the right time of the year.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BobBobGolden
Reviewed December 14, 2018

Found lots of Ume products, something Wakayama is known for. Not crowded like many other shopping areas

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bradda
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

To get to the market from the Wakayama Station is 510 yen one-way, and the market has mostly small stalls for food. If you're looking for a local fish market with many species and smells, this isn't it. The tuna carving exhibition was very interesting....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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April 1, 2018|
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Response from egpiero | Property representative |
It's next to JR Osaka station, right? [JR Osaka station to JR Wakayama station] Rapid service 'Kishu-ji Kaisoku' [JR Wakayama staiton to Kuroshio Market(Marina CIty)] Wakayama Bus No. 42, 43, 121, 122 It can take 2... More
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