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Nishiki Market, Kyoto

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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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  • Nishiki Mkt is an easy find. Get to Shijo. Find Daimaru Dept store. Facing Shijo, Walk to its right hand corner, and walk down that side street for 100 meters....and you'll see a whole bunch of people...  more »
  • Went there at about 3.30pm, walk the whole alley from front to back. Upon reaching back at the original place, saw the sashimi price slash to about 1/2 price, decided to take buy 2 plates (Fugu and Sa...  more »
  • Equivalent distance of the market, plenty of stores. Walk to the edge from one end while hunting for goods and fine views. Many people are walking while you eat and buy more foreign tourists and students. It is a tourist destination.
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