|Above, one of the vendors of the Tsukiji Fish Market's Outer Market. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
The historic Tsukiji Fish Market will close in October and will relocate to Toyosu at that time.
This move has been planned for years and most of the merchants in Tsukiji bitterly opposed the move. The Outer Market, where vendors of merchandise and restaurants are located, will remain open after the move.
Tokyo Cheapo has an article on what we know about the new Toyosu Fish Market so far.
It begins with:
You’ve probably heard that the iconic Tsukiji Fish Market will cease operations in October this year, and reopen as the Toyosu Fish Market. Here are the top tidbits regarding the relocation of this historic landmark in Tokyo.
To read more, go here.