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Nishiki Market, Kyoto
(4.1/5 based on 2,200+ 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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  • Visit public markets is always interesting and Nishiki Market is no different. A beautiful sample of flavours and aromas of Japan. Various stalls offer samples of products sold, prepare to taste them! The market still is super close to the Alley Pontocho. Worth a visit in the late afternoon to already enjoy dinner there!
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  • This is a must visit when you are in Kyoto, if you are a fan of good food. It's a short walk away from the main street department stores. There is lots of good food and kitchen ware stores, as well as...  more »
  • We were hoping to find a lot more street food stalls which offered, we planned to have lunch there. Instead there are especially fresh and dried fish products. Of course there are also other products, such as the classic crackers with spices, ravioli etc. Though we had higher expectations.
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