|Above, a view of Tsukiji's inner market. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
As it appears that the famed and historic Tsukiji Fish Market won't be relocated for another year, now's the time to plan your visit before it's gone.
I visited the fish market in December 2010 and I enjoyed the visit. After wanding around the inner market's vendor stalls, I headed to the outer market (where retail shops and restaurants are located) for the freshest sushi meal I've ever had.
|Above, yours truly with a restaurateur during my 2010 visit to Tsukiji Fish Market.|
Thankfully, Saavy Tokyo has a guide on visiting the fist market.
They begin with:
Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market has long been a popular tourist destination and it’s becoming even more so now that it’s about to be relocated. The latest news is that it won’t be moved for at least another year due to pending safety checks at the replacement site in Toyosu, but its time is certainly ticking — so if you haven’t been there yet, plan your visit soon.To read more, go here.