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Having been to Kuromon Market in Osaka, Nishiki Market in Kyoto and Tsukiji Market in Tokyo, we expected Aomori’s seafood to be even fresher since they are up north, near winter and near the sea port. But the quality of freshness here is not as...More
Aomori Gyosai Cener Honten is an indoor market where there are many stalls selling seafood. You have to buy the vouchers yourself and get bowls or rice prior to select the seafood items from the stalls. It is quite interesting to DIY for lunch here.
As others have indicated, you buy tickets that you redeem for a bowl of rice and sashimi toppings. Realistically expect about 15 tickets per person if you want anything interesting, so about ¥2000.
Toppings are generally goos and the build your own experience is fun....More
Just behind the main shopping street in Aomori is this covered market with vendors eliing fresh local fruit, vegetables and fish.
One of the highlights is to buy a bowl od rice and a batch of ouchers, then go fro stall to stall choosing items...More
Japan is rice producing country and folks eat rice daily as their stable food. Japan is also surrounded by sea on one side and ocean on the other, so eating fresh catch of the day is sure a gastronomical pleasure. In Aomori, you can enjoy...More
My sister and I specifically changed the date going to Aomori just so we can go when this place is open. It ended up being a good call, as the rice bowl was absolutely delicious! It was possibly the most fresh and delicious seafood I've...More
The wet market and fish market have a nokkedon ‘meal deal’ that I was initially skeptical of, but trying is believing and I really enjoyed the process of using my sheet of ’coupons’ and finding different seafood bits with which to top my bowl of...More
Indulged some really nice seafood sashimi. As Aomori is right on the Sea of Japan, they have access to amazing seafood which you can enjoy in the Gyosai Center. Not much English but you can point and pick what youd like to eat.
About a 5 minute walk from the train station, not hard to find.
When you walk in, the whole centre is designed specifically to sell these bowls of fish, with the "tickets" being sold at the front as you make your way down to pick...More