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Visit Tsukiji Fish Market, Japan's largest wholesale seafood market, with a professional, English-speaking tour guide, and eat fresh sushi! This will be your last chance to tour the market before Tsukiji Market moves to a new location in end 2017!
- Explore first-hand the wholesale-exclusive interior of Tsukiji Fish Market
- Learn about the market's background and history from an English-speaking, professional tour guide with years of experience
- Tour the market's outer area with its many vendors
- View the "ukiyo-e" (Japanese woodblocks prints) of the market
- Be introduced to your guide's recommended sushi restaurant for a culinary experience
Tsukijishijo Station of Oedo line (subway)
- Your tour may be a group tour with other guests. But the total number of guests will not be more than 5.
What you need to bring
Please do not bring strollers or luggage to the market, as the passageways are very narrow.
Casual clothing and comfortable shoes are strongly recommended for your safety.
- 日本語 (Fluent)
- English (Intermediate)
If you are looking for delicious experiences in Tsukiji, my tour is the best choice for you because I am the No.1 expert who knows everything about Tsukiji gourmet information.
I have been active in the mass media field as a Tsukiji Fish Market advisor, and have written many books about the market's restaurants and the market itself. My books have received global recognition. I also became champion in a famous Japanese television series called "TV Champion" for my deep knowledge of the market. People now call me the "Tsukiji King".
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Best way to see the market
Atsushi was a wonderful guide. He showed through the inner and outer markets, and we saw MUCH more than we would have without a guide. He knows his way through the market as well as the history. Certainly the best way to see Tsukiji market.
Many of our friends told us not to bother with a guide for the Tsukiji fish market because it was so easy to find and wander yourself, but I would have to disagree. We went to the market with our friends before the tour and accidentally walked past the main gate. On our tour I was able to ask our guide a dozen times what strange and new things I was looking at. We also saved time by effeciently visiting key areas of the market and learning the history and cultural significance. The wealth of knowledge was fantastic, and I was able to buy plenty of snacks I now love and unfortunately, won't be able to buy back home. Also, the sushi restaurant tucked away in a side alley was everything I had hoped for. I researched many tours for the Tsukiji market before deciding on this one, and I have no regrets.
Great tour! Totally worth the price! Exploring the fish market with Atsushi was worth every second and he explains to you everything. He knows the ins and outs, the small alley ways to go down and such. He takes his time bringing you through so you can soak up your surroundings. I was very happy with this tour and I'm glad we found the Tsukiji King :')
A delicious and wholesome experience in every sense
Tsijuki King is knowledgeable of the market, its history and traditions and how to move around. He is patient and great at explaining ... best way to discover the market!
The BEST way to see the fish market!
I purchased this for my boyfriend for his birthday as he really wanted to see the market, and I am so glad I did! The Tsukiji King has so much knowledge of the market and its surroundings, and took the time to answer any question we asked, let us take our time to look at souviners and market items and was so knowledgable of the market. The sushi we had afterwards at his recommended restaurant was the best we have had in Japan, we have been here a month all around the country and still haven't found sushi better then the one we went to! Highly recommend this tour.
We really enjoyed this tour!
Great knowledge of our guide and small size of the group made it a great experience. We saw different parts of the market, were able to do some shopping, visit a small shrine/temple and had a delicious lunch - reservation was kindly made by our host!
He knows his stuff.
I went on this tour my first full day in Japan. Meeting point was convenient. They guy knows his stuff. He was very approachable and friendly. We went through all around the market and it was a very good experience overall. His recommended sushi place at the end was also top notch. Highly recommended.
Super good guide to have enriched my Tsukiji Visit
Very informative and well planned guide.
The tour started from Main entrace and walked throught the Inner Market.
The aisle we walked, the shop explined, the picuter showed; all had meanings.
This is not my first visit to Tsukiji, actually have visited several times in past 6 months.
Even a local Japanese like myself learned a lot. I will enjoy Tsukiji much more when I return next time.
Thank you very much, Tsukiji King-san.
Atsushi was an excellent guide! Without his help it would have been very easy to be overwhelmed by and/or get lost in the market due to its sheer size. But Atsushi was able to hit all the major spots throughout the market, took me to shops to find items that I was looking for, and also provided a lot of historic background info along the way. I highly recommend booking this tour if you're interested in visiting the market.
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