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Nishiki Market, Kyoto

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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4.1/5 based on 2,000+ reviews on the web
Browse the meticulously organized stalls of Nishiki Market, Kyoto's famous traditional shopping street. The iconic marketplace for centuries supplied the Kyoto residents with fresh produce, seafood, kitchenware, and other food-related items used in the local cuisine. Enjoy the sights and smells as you pass by more than a hundred stalls, each stacked with colorful vegetables, fragrant teas, or freshly caught fish. Sample some of the local snacks and specialties, or sit down at a store-adjacent restaurant and try a traditional dish. Make Nishiki Market a centerpiece of your Kyoto vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Kyoto vacation planner.
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  • Compared to Tokyo's markets such as Taiwan or a very good market. In a good market anywhere is good, and cross-cultural understanding is also informative.
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  • Have a long, unhurried wander through this amazing market. There will certainly be things to eat you've never heard of; delicious ice cream, traditional Kyoto sweets and pickles and really unusual sak...  read more »
  • This is a working market, not catered to tourists as much as other places. There isn't much english and a lot of the food is very scary-looking. There are a few places to eat and the food is good but ...  read more »
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