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Omicho Ichiba

Omicho-ichiba is a famous local market located in the center of Kanazawa. It started as a morning market some 400 years back. In the feudal times, the market served as Kaga domain's food market which later became a public market in 1904. Since then, it's been popularly known as "Kanazawa's Kitchen" and is always bustling with local residents as well as tourists. The market houses about 170 shops selling a variety of things such as fresh fish, vegetables, meat, side dishes, sweets, daily commodities, flowers and so on. You won't miss the unique atmosphere of the place created by shop keepers' cheerful and loud shouts flying all around. Omicho market is also known for its restaurants where you can eat excellent fresh Kaisen-don (seafood rice bowl), Sushi, etc.


Kami-Omicho, 50 Kanazawa


+81-(0)76-231-1462 (Omicho Market Promotion Union)






Sundays, National Holidays, New Year


1 minute walk from Musashi-ga-Tsuji bus stop



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