Saturday 9 April 2016

Japan - Tokyo : Tsukiji Fish Market + Ginza

Japan : Tokyo - May 2015

Tsukiji Fish Market 築地市場

On our way to Tsukiji fish market, we walked past petrol station and were very fascinated to see their pumps were hanging from the ceiling. This can save alot spaces!

Here we are at Tsukiji fish market. It was only around 9+am and it was already so crowded. We gave the morning tuna auction a miss because it is too early for us - 4am for goodness sake.

Tsukiji fish market is a famous wholesale market for fish, fruits and vegetables in Tokyo. Most people go there for fresh and cheap seafood/sushi for breakfast or lunch. Most stalls close around noon or early afternoon.

Fresh oyster

Grilled scallop

Indeed very fresh when you see so much shit lol

200yen each!

Tsukiji Fish Market
Nearest subway station: Tsukiji Shijo Station or Tsukiji Station
Opening hours:
Outer Market: varies by shop, typically 5:00 to 14:00 
Wholesale Area: open to visitors after 9:00am 
Tuna Auction: open to visitors from 5:25am to 6:15am (restricted to 120 visitors/day)

Ginza 銀座

The Ginza is Tokyo's famous upmarket shopping, dining and entertainment district just like our Orchard road with departmental stores, boutiques and restaurants.

Chuo Dori street

Chuo Dori street closes traffic and becomes a large pedestrian zone during weekend from 12noon to 5pm.

Our favourite past time is to stroll at departmental foodstore where we can find all the cheap, cutest and colourful sushi and snack.

sushi cubes!

btw, white strawberry is in season!

Nearest subway station: Ginza Station

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