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Omicho Market, Kanazawa

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Peruse the day's seafood catch along with the locals at Omicho Market, a large venue selling fresh food in Kanazawa. Established in the mid-18th century, the market serves up produce, meat, fish, and flowers. Vendors will serve you samples of their wares in front of their stands, and the restaurants inside the market get especially busy around noon. Join the crowds to try the regional specialty, a rice bowl topped with Kanazawa seafood. To visit Omicho Market on your trip to Kanazawa, use our Kanazawa travel itinerary planner.
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  • A big market with fresh fish from the Sea of Japan. The oysters are huge! Lots of crab. A good choice for lunch although we were too late. We bought fruit which was great. Lots of restaurants on the 2...  more »
  • Market is interesting, impressive array of seafood. Locals shopping here for dinner, but don't eat at the restaurants. They were overpriced and not very good.  more »
  • Lots of stalls with fresh fish, oysters, crab, fruit and vegetables. Able to purchase single cooked items to try or fruit for a snack. It's all under a roof, so ok even if it rains. Going early is bet...  more »