Tsukiji Fish Market
Varies by shop, typically 5:00 to 14:00. Closed:Sundays and national holidays. Some shops also close on some Wednesdays. (Local time)
Tsukiji Fish Market was the largest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world. It was also one of the largest wholesale food markets of any kind. Located near the waterfront in Tokyo’s Chuo ward, the wholesale market was famous for the quantity and variety of products moving through on a daily basis. Due to space constraints, there was a long standing desire to move the market’s wholesale operations to a different location, which was finally accomplished in late 2018. Despite no longer having the same level of activity, Tsukiji Fish Market is still immensely popular as the many retail shops and restaurants remain. Visitors will often wait in long lines for the chance to sample exquisitely fresh seafood.