Aerial view of the new Toyosu Fish Market (under construction).
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.
When one market closes, another opens only slightly farther east …
… you know that old saying.
First, the Tsukiji Fish Market was slated to close its doors in November 2016. Then the move got pushed back. And back. And back some more. But the official word now is that it’s relocating from October 6 to open at the Toyosu waterfront district on October 11, 2018. Hopefully there aren’t any more pushbacks (if only for updating
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