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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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  • I came a slight bit to late hoping for a dinner of fresh fish from the stalls, but alas they were already closed down. So tip is come earlier in the day and have Sushi lunch. Though if you dont like t...  more »
  • To most Koreans like me. Westerners eat only ice cream and take photos of the store is filled with people. Not go forward. Tourists focus roof here on a rainy day. I think spicy sweets of a mochi shop and geisha we Curry crackers like perfect for shop's.
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  • It's a typical roadside food market for tourists to have a quick preview of street food in Kyoto. Nothing spectacular, other than lots of people thronging the streets.  more »