Private Tokyo Toyosu Market and Tsukiji Market Tour

Overview

Explore Tokyo's Toyosu Market — the new home of the famous tuna auction that was formerly held in Tsukiji — and Tsukiji Market with a professional English-speaking guide! This is a private tour, so you can customize the itinerary as you like. For example, watch the tuna auction early in the morning, then explore Toyosu Fish Market afterward.

Highlights

  • Visit Toyosu Market, with a scale two times larger than Tsukiji's Inner Market
  • Learn about the Japanese food industry from your guide: food safety, smooth and efficient trading, and more
  • Watch part of the world-famous tuna auction at Toyosu Market early in the morning, if you like
  • Explore the bustling Tsukiji Outer Market, where you can buy seafood and kitchenware, and try seafood
  • Customize the itinerary as you like, as this is a private tour

Key Information

Important Information

• If you would like to observe the final part of the tuna auction, please choose the option that starts at 06:15 • Toyosu Fish Market is a place designed for food professionals, and is not mainly intended for tourism. Please be careful, and watch out for busy forklifts and carts, especially early in the morning. Additionally, the floor can be slippery, so we strongly recommend wearing casual clothing and comfortable, slip-proof shoes • Groups larger than 10 people will be split into two • Please do not bring strollers or luggage to the market, as the passageways are very narrow • While this tour is mainly private, in some cases, it might become a shared group tour. If this is the case, we will inform you prior to the tour • As it is a busy market, Toyosu Market is not a child-friendly place, so we do not recommend joining this tour if you have infants or small children. However, if you will be bringing children with you, please let us know their ages • There is no need to pay for your guide's lunch

Description

Planning to watch the world-famous tuna auction in Tokyo? Book this private tour of Toyosu Market and Tsukiji's Outer Market with Kiyoshi, a knowledgable English-speaking guide! Tokyo's iconic tuna auction used to be held at Tsukiji's Inner Market, which is now closed. The auction has since moved to Toyosu Fish Market, a well-designed new market that spans three city blocks and has a scale that's twice larger than Tsukiji Inner Market. Toyosu Market's three blocks, all connected by a pedestrian overpass starting at Shijomae Station on the Yurikamome Line, are as follows: • Block 5, located in the east and serving as the Fruits and Vegetable Market • Block 6, located in the west and serving as the Seafood Intermediate Wholesale Market • Block 7, located in the south and serving as the Seafood Wholesale Market and market office Meanwhile, at Tsukiji, the Inner Market may have closed, but the Outer Market remains. Offering street food, kitchenware, and of course, delicious seafood, this market is open not only to industry professionals, but also to the public. Let Kiyoshi show you around every step of the way throughout both markets. Pass through seemingly endless rows of seafood, and even fruits and vegetables. Kiyoshi has plenty of experience working in the hospitality industry, so he can tell you why tToyosu Market was built, as well as shed light on the Japanese food industry!

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