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  • Address: Nishikikoji-dori
  • Hours: Open daily
  • Admission: Free


Nishiki Food Market

From sushi fish to kitchen knives, you’ll find everything under the sun relating to food at Nishiki Market.

The covered market is a foodie's wonderland, and provides fascinating glimpses into the shopping and eating habits of Kyoto's locals, chefs and families.

Pick up produce to prepare in your hotel/apartment if you’re self-catering, or choose from a staggering array of ready-to-eat snacks, sweets and drinks.

This is a great place to pick up a Kyoto souvenir with a difference, from authentic cooking equipment to green tea or photographs of this colorful market.

Practical Info

Nishiki Market is in downtown Kyoto, near the Daimaru department store. To get here, catch a Karasuma line train to Hijo or a Hankyu line service to Karasuma.

Tours & Tickets

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Kyoto Cooking Class, Sake Tasting and Nishiki Food Market Walking Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 50 Reviews

Explore the Nishiki Food Market and learn how to make a home-cooked Japanese meal on this Kyoto culinary walking tour. With a knowledgeable guide, learn about ...  Read more

Location: Kyoto, Japan
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $95.22

Scholar-led Private Nishiki Market Walking Tour

Taste your way through Kyoto’s famed Nishiki Market, the heart of Kyoto cuisine, on this private 3-hour tour. Nishiki Market is home to some of Kyoto’s top ...  Read more

Location: Kyoto, Japan
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $121.96

Small-Group Nishiki Market: The Heart of Kyoto Cuisine

Sample Kyoto’s best flavors on this 3-hour tour of Nishiki Market. This market boasts some of Kyoto’s best food purveyors as well as specialty Japanese ...  Read more

Location: Kyoto, Japan
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $150.16

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