Nishiki Market Shopping District, Nakagyo

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Browse the meticulously organized stalls of Nishiki Market Shopping District, Kyoto's famous traditional shopping street. The iconic marketplace for centuries supplied the Kyoto residents with fresh produce, seafood, kitchenware, and other food-related items used in the local cuisine. Enjoy the sights and smells as you pass by more than a hundred stalls, each stacked with colorful vegetables, fragrant teas, or freshly caught fish. Sample some of the local snacks and specialties, or sit down at a store-adjacent restaurant and try a traditional dish. Put Nishiki Market Shopping District at the forefront of your travel plans using our Kyoto trip builder website .
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  • Much like Osaka's market there is a fish and food section which is crowded given the street is very narrow, prices better than its Osaka sister. It is aimed at mainly local and o/s tourists. Not likel...  more »
  • Wow, nothing like it if you’re a food and other stuff person. Just start walking and looking. Some areas are covered giving you a claustrophobic feeling with mass amounts of people. Going early may be...  more »
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  • Great place to try all the snacks and food locally. It is also a real market that sells fresh fish and vegetables. I have been here 5 years ago which tend to have more market stalls then but it’s now more of eateries, dried goods and souvenir shops.
  • Very vibrant place with plenty of different shops to visit plus you have the Nishiki food market as well. We went at night and the colours and atmosphere was really good. We found a nice little restaurant that had lactose free food on their menu which was a plus!
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