Tsukiji fishmarket area
This is 4 hour course in the early morning. The fee is 20 USD for transportation.
Tsukiji Market (Tsukiji Shijō) is a large wholesale market for fish, fruits
and vegetables in central Tokyo. Tsukiji Market consists of an inner market
where most of the wholesale business and the famous tuna auctions are
taking place, and an outer market whose retail shops and restaurants cater
to the public. A few restaurants are also found in the inner market. In
order to avoid interference with business, different rules should be followed
when visiting the different areas of the market:
It is scheduled to move to a new site in Toyosu in November 2016.
The sight of the many kinds of fresh fish and other seafood and the busy
atmosphere of scooters, trucks, sellers and buyers hurrying around, make
Tsukiji Market a major tourist attractions. In fact, the numbers of visitors
have increased so much over recent years, that they have become a problem
to the course of business, as the aging market's infrastructure was not
anticipated to serve as a tourist spot.