Note: The inner market of Tsukiji has been relocated to Toyosu in October 2018, however shops and restaurants at the outer market of Tsukiji remain their business with the same conditions as before. The famous tuna auction can be seen now at Toyosu Market.
▽How to Get to Toyosu Market from Tsukiji Fish Market▽
Have you ever heard of Tsukiji? Tsukiji Fish Market (築地市場, Tsukiji Shijō) is the largest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world, established by local governments under the wholesale market law. The market is located in Tsukiji area which is in center of Tokyo near Ginza shopping street. You can easily access the market through public transportation.
As a rule, the market opens in early morning from 3:00 A.M. (except Sundays and holidays, you can check schedule from the link below.)
Ships, trucks and planes from around the world arrive there with abundant freshness fish and seafood. Then, the auctions start around 5:00 A.M. in the inner market where you can just watch the powerful auction by experienced dealers.
Let’s turn our attention to top 5 best sushi restaurants in Tsukiji market which are popular with both locals and tourists. If you are planing a holiday to Japan, they are really worth to visit to experience the market life and taste awesome seafood.
Address : 4–8–7 Tsukiji, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Tel : +8190–8849–8734
Operation Hours : Mon~Fri 10:00–22:00 (last order 21:30) / Sat 10:00–22:00 (last order 21:30) / Sun and Holiday 10:00–21:00 (last order 20:30)
Price Range : approx. 1,000~2,000 yen
Sushidai (寿司大, すしだい)
Address : 5–2–1 Tsukiji-shiba 6 Tsukiji, Chuo-ku, Tokyo