Tsukiji Outer Fish Market
Famous for the early morning tuna auctions and a seafood wholesale market selling over 400 types of seafood at the inner market , the outer market of Tsukiji also offers a wide variety of food related shopping from fresh food and produce to pottery, utensils and famous Japanese made chefs’ knives. Some of Tokyo’s freshest sushi restaurants are located here. Everthing happens fairly early and closes by mid afternoon so see Concierge for best time to visit.
What's in the Tsukiji Market
Tsukiji Inner Market
The inner market is where most of the wholesale business and the famous tuna auctions take place. It also has a few popular hidden and yummy sushi restaurants.
Tsukiji Outer Market
The outer market caters more to the general sushi in public. Before noon you can see that shoppers are looking for the freshest fish and foodstuffs. There are over 400 shops and restaurants to explore. you can find everything from shellfish to professional kitchenware.