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Nishiki Market Shopping District

5,450 Reviews

Nishiki Market Shopping District

5,450 Reviews
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This is a virtual tour using Zoom, online conference system. This unique 1h tour brings you to one of the most beautiful and historical cities in Japan, Kyoto. Two friendly hosts will make your experience more interactive. We use not only photos or videos but also handmade materials or actual goods from guides' living room, that makes you feel livelier. You can ask them anything about Japan, Kyoto and other popular tourists spots by chat or by talk session after the tour. This tour will provide helpful hints for your future trip to Japan. PLEASE NOTE the tour time is Japan standard time. Make adjustment to your time when booking.<br>We'll send you Zoom URL invitation a few hours before the tour.
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Elisabethmh wrote a review Oct 2020
Oslo, Norway562 contributions80 helpful votes
I highly reccomend a stroll to the Nishiki market while staying in Kyoto. The market is huge and be prepared for queuing. Slow down your pace and make sure you are not in a hurry and just simply enjoy all the flavours, colors and impressions in this exciting market. Try some of the "street-food" along your stroll, highly reccomended!
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Date of experience: November 2019
Safariholic wrote a review Sep 2020
Horsham, United Kingdom1,897 contributions478 helpful votes
The assault on your senses is not to be under-stated - sight, sound, smell, and taste (if you're brave enough). Cheek by jowl are the Retailers (Vendors), but the Tourists or Shoppers are even closer. Be prepared to abandon all prior cares about Personal Space, Bumping into or rubbing-up against others - It is unavoidable. Some even seem to relish it, like a subtle full body Contact Sport. Little Birds (Sparrows) deep fried on skewers, Baby Octopus with a Quail's egg stuffed up its Kyber Pass were two of the more notable Delicacies offered (and Declined). I did not see any Whale Richard, Rhino Hawn or other Animal Body parts, thank goodness.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Minh Duc wrote a review Aug 2020
6 contributions
There were plenty of raw seafood. After a while of considering, I tried some of them and the result was absolutely surprised. The taste was so so good!
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Date of experience: November 2019
HotRodHeart wrote a review Aug 2020
France119 contributions36 helpful votes
The place is nice to see and discover about local food, like pickled vegies, etc... But it is crowded. Tourists often block the way to look at a shop, and walk around slowly to wonder at these things they've never seen before.
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Date of experience: October 2019
Leigh-Harrington wrote a review Aug 2020
London, United Kingdom2,220 contributions290 helpful votes
This is a fabulous and fascinating market with an excellent range of interesting food stalls selling things to eat as well as items to cook and some nice shops selling Jpanese crafts. Well worth a couple of visits.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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