Nijo Market (Nijô ichiba) [二条市場]
Crab shop in Nijo Market
Nijo market is an old and historical market.
In Japanese, the pronunciation of the word is "Nijô ichiba" with long vowel.
It started as a fish market in 1903, then many vegetable shops etc. opened around here.
Many fish shops and some other fresh food shops are in the market.
Now about 50 shops line along the street.
They sell fresh fish landed mainly in Hokkaido.
Representative fish are salmon and crab.
They commonly open in the early morning and close late in the afternoon.
Not only citizens but also many visitors do their shopping here.
There are a few restaurants that you can eat the fresh fish.
In a corner of the market, there is a restaurant district Noren Yokocho.
There are around a dozen small unique restaurants in the district.
These are opened in the evening.
How to get here
About 0.3 km walk from Odori station on subway.