Tokyo: Tsukiji and Toyosu Fish Market and Tuna Auction Tour
- Small group
- Duration: 3 hours
Watch the morning tuna auction at Toyosu fish market, the world's biggest fish market and seafood lover's delight. This market is also home to various museum-style exhibits showcasing Japan's seafood history. See the famous Uogashi Alley which is full of amazing seafood, cutlery, and tasty miso. Take a bus to the hustling bustling market of Tsukiji. In this never-sleeping market, you will be able to partake in a food sampling tour with your local guide. Sample some local favorites such as a savory egg omelet, grilled eel, and many more. Have a savory breakfast at a classic seafood restaurant at the heart of Tsukiji Market. The sashimi included in the bowl depends on the day's catch so changes all the time. Be prepared to taste something you've never had before. If you are unfamiliar with any food, your local guide will share with you their knowledge of seafood.
Meet up with your private guide at your hotel or Toyosu Market where you will experience the energy and excitement of the early morning tuna auction. Japan’s top chefs visit daily to pick up the freshest and best-quality ingredients here. As you navigate your way through the maze of seafood, learn about the market’s history from your guide. With all this walking, you’re sure to work up an appetite. At Tsukiji Market, sample a tasty assortment of local Japanese food like sushi, omelettes, tea, sake, fried fish cakes, and fresh oysters to help fuel your exploration. After the tour, you can stay in the market to explore more at your own leisure.
Explore the food and culture in Tokyo in your own way with a private licensed guide. Let the guide know what special requests you have for the day and they will tailor your itinerary accordingly. All guides hold the nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification. It is issued by the Japanese government and requires a good understanding of Japanese culture and history. This tour feature a morning pickup at your hotel in Tokyo, then a visit to any number of possible sites. You can customize your itinerary according to the places you want to visit. See a suggested itinerary below. First stop is the Tsukiji Fish Market, where lots of the raw materials for Tokyo’s food scene come from. If you want to try fresh sushi for breakfast, this is the place to do it. There’s nothing like beginning your day with fresh, sweet, raw fish. Next, explore the neighboring Toyosu market. Ameyoko...
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