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Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
Shinkyogoku Shopping District
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+81 75-221-4003
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is quite an ok place with numerous shops to sell all kind of souvenirs and food. You may find some fun stuff and buy some things... but be aware of the crowd and the fact it is meant to be for tourists more than...More

Thank Alireza S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The market is a lot of fun. There is a multitude of small shops and stores selling a very specific item or some aspect of the sea. There are many small fish stalls that will sell you food right on the spot. They get you...More

Thank ericmaser1
Reviewed 2 days ago

We (myself, wife and two girls aged 9 and 10) visited Kyoto in mid-July 2018, right up to the Gion-Matsuri Festival. We found the market to be very crowded, and also, a little too touristy for our liking. However, the atmosphere was great, and there...More

Thank Martin Stigaard S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lots of food and local cuisine. Mix of the traditional and the new. Souvenirs as well as the sports shops like ABC mart.

Thank teoweme
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nishiki market was the top of our list when we came to Kyoto. There is some great food on offer and a lot of sweet options. I regret having not bought a pair of tabi (ninja socks) while we were there. This was definitely one...More

Thank Sam H
Reviewed 3 days ago

You can't miss this even if just for the pleasure of looking at all the interesting produce. There are plenty of tastings, interesting and different foods, and even some souvenirs. You can pick up bits and pieces and eat along the way for lunch(that's if...More

Thank Angelba
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is one of those age-old shopping streets that has somehow made it into the modern era. Around forever, it pretty much offers the same items that it did way back when. What you will find here are many things but most predominantly is a...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a very good opportunity to really know the real Japan food even the Kobe meat in this market sells sea food, snacks, beers , tea, family market and special restaurants too, you can walk and try different kinds of foods

Thank Alejandro V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely covered market mainly with lots of food stalls and a few shops scattered about. You will need about an hour at least for a leisurely stroll to view and sample a few things here and there. They start shutting the shops...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here several times during our stay. Enjoyed sampling and buying some different foods that we were not familiar with. Busy with many tourists, but easy to stop for a refreshment along the way.

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Shinkyogoku Shopping District
Those who delight in shopping and cuisine will find
themselves at home in Shinkyogoku. Lauded and visited
by locals for its Nishiki Market, where baskets of
fragrant spices, dried fish, and just-fried foods are
piled high along the snaking streets of its enclosed
outdoor shopping spaces, Shinkyogoku is not only a hub
for fresh fare, but also for fast fashion fixes.
Trends-in-the-making can be spotted in the tall
...More
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Callie T
July 20, 2017|
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Response from Lesley M | Reviewed this property |
The Nishiki market does not open until about 10am. Good to get there early before the crowds and before it gets too hot. There are long queues where the food is popular. Check the website for open days because the fish... More
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Joni H
May 17, 2017|
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Response from strafElga | Reviewed this property |
9:30AM–6PM But it slightly changes for each shop.
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Joni H
May 17, 2017|
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Response from K S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the typo earlier, please read 9am till 5ish in the evening
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