Kyoto is a city overflowing with natural beauty and landmarks that cannot be missed. Without a doubt, food enthusiasts must include Nishiki Market on their itineraries.
Originally a fish market, the Nishiki Market opened in 1310. Today it is known as “Kyoto’s Kitchen.”
The market spans along a narrow pedestrian street with five blocks of shops generations-old specializing in everything food related.
Fresh seafood, produce, snacks, kitchenware, and local specialties such as pickles, miso, egg products, whole fried fish, and sweets. Everything.
The atmosphere is bustling, yet pleasant because of the orderly Japanese culture.
Locals shop for daily ingredients for their homes or restaurants, while tourists fascinate over the whole scene.
Restaurants along the market
If you get hungry, and you undoubtedly will with all that eye candy of food, there are restaurants along the perpendicular alleys and parallel streets. For a taste of Kyoto, try Gogyo for ramen and Katsukura for katsu.
between Teramachi & Takakura
09:00 – 18:00
~ 312 Higashidaimonjicho
Teramachi Shijo-dori Kado
~ 674 Bantoyacho
Higashinotoin Shijo-dori Agaru
~ 16 Ishibashi-cho Sanjo-dori
~ Katsukura Kyoto Stn. Bldg.
The Cube 11th Fl
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