Karato market, Shimonoseki
(4/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web)
Feel the energy and smell the fresh aromas of Karato market, one of the largest fish markets in the region. The two-floor facility includes a large number of stalls selling freshly caught seafood, and the rush of activity makes for an arresting sight. Head up to the second floor to find the main eateries, selling sashimi and cooked dishes. To catch the market in full swing, head down early in the morning when traders and restaurant buyers arrive to buy large amounts of fish and seafood to be prepared across the city. A little after 7 am, the vendors will have a bit more time to answer your questions and chat about the market. Add Karato market and other attractions to your Shimonoseki trip itinerary using our Shimonoseki vacation trip planner.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Shop open went 8:00 was about half. To tour siding, car 11 around the same crowded markets in, waiting in line when I get back into the parking lot. Fisherman's retail space is located in the market is cheap and there is a bonus so is advisable. However will closedown early. Open from early in the morning is like that.
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  • 相對起日本其他海鮮市場,這裡強調大件夾抵食。這裡最出名的是河豚沒錯,但更吸睛的是琳瑯滿目的100日元壽司和1000日元以下的海鮮丼。 
  • It's a market in the puffer "Puffer" became nationally famous. Prime Minister because this is also of choshu from Ito Hirobumi publicly did spring sails here in post-war settlement talks after Sino-Japanese War victory seems deserved. It's so to allow a "puffer fish food ban' decree after landed on this karato fish markets IE Puffer. And the history of food is something like this?
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  • A nice place to eat some delicious sushi/sashimi foods. Though it's a little stinky because of the fishes, it's a nice place to visit.
  • best place to eat fresh sushi. Sushi market open only from friday to sunday.
  • A must go place at the weekend , you can enjoy the fresh seafood food with a cheap price !
  • Good for seafood
  • Worth visiting! Cheap and quality sashimi.