Tsukiji Fish Market as the name implies, it is a huge fish market located in Tokyo, Japan where large amount of fish dishes cooked in Tokyo originated from. Life in the market starts at 5 in the morning which the tourist or travellers from around the world can enjoy. They are allowed to take a good look of giants tunas and varieties of fishes, trays upon trays of fresh sea urchins, and other seafoods/seashells, such as scallops and octopus.

In 1993, the market handled a total of  787,782 tons (2,888 tons a day) of marine products, 748 billion yen (2.8 billion yen a day). Some 450 kinds of fish are received; this figure is unparalleled in the world. Marine products sections are set up in three markets: Tsukiji, Ohta and Adachi. Above all Tsukiji Market, handling 87% of the total amount, is one of the biggest markets in the world.

Visit the markest website for more information : www.tsukiji-market.or.jp/tukiji_e.htm



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