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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  • We found our way to the undercover markets near the main shopping area of Kyoto. It was so different to modern shopping stores and it was incredible. We were not there during a normal meal time, howev...  more »
  • It was a shopping street of the very crowded way which was a few tens of minutes away from Main Street on foot from Kyoto Station. The people who go there are full of international tourists, and it's a very lively alley. The appearance that the young and old man and woman buy the thing of the favor and request it might be able to be called the shopping war positively.
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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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