11 Things You Should Know Before Visiting the Tsukiji Fish Market Tuna Auction

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The Tsukiji Fish Market appears in literally every guidebook about Tokyo and on most people’s tour itineraries—and cheapos appreciate that it has free entrance. It isn’t just the largest wholesale fish market in Tokyo and Japan, it’s numero uno for the entire planet. It also has a super-famous Tuna Auction before the sun rises most mornings.
1. Tsukiji Fish Market is moving
Despite considerable opposition, the Tsukiji Fish Market is destined to relocate to a larger and slightly more inconvenient location in Toyosu—a move that was originally set for November 7, 2016 and postponed repeatedly. The shift from Tsukiji to the new site has officially been scheduled for fall this year. But until October 5 or so,

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