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Sano-machiba Walk and Fish market

Osaka, Japan
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4 hours (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English and 4 more

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Enjoy local fish market and freshly caught fish near Kansai International Airport. We will visit a local fish market on this tour. You will enjoy a lively atmosphere and the hustle and bustle of the market.... More
Enjoy local fish market and freshly caught fish near Kansai International Airport. We will visit a local fish market on this tour. You will enjoy a lively atmosphere and the hustle and bustle of the market. If you are lucky, we can enjoy watching an auction site where the price of freshly caught fish will be set. This tour also includes fresh seafood... More
Enjoy local fish market and freshly caught fish near Kansai International Airport. We will visit a local fish market on this tour. You will enjoy a lively atmosphere and the hustle and bustle of the market. If you are lucky, we can enjoy watching an auction site where the price of freshly caught fish will be set. This tour also includes fresh seafood lunch and strolling around Sano-machiba town with a local guide. The town was once prospered as a hub for cargo vessel industry. After the enforcement of National Isolation by Tokugawa Shogunate government in the 1600s, the center of Japan’s economy was the western region, current Osaka, and Kyoto. Foods and commodities were transported to Edo (current Tokyo) through both land route and sea route. Current gateway to the sky was once gateway to the sea. The town still remains the landscape from the old days. Explore the town with an experienced guide. Enjoy our 4-hour tour!

What To Expect

Summary

HIGHLIGHTS

 

You will visit the middle-class merchant house (former residence of the Niigawa family). Furusato-machiyakan, one of the designated cultural assets of Izumisano, has been well preserved, so
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HIGHLIGHTS

 

You will visit the middle-class merchant house (former residence of the Niigawa family). Furusato-machiyakan, one of the designated cultural assets of Izumisano, has been well preserved, so visitors can still imagine how people were living in old days. 

Niigawa family had engaged in soy sauce industry from the late 18th century. 

Since Sano-machiba
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HIGHLIGHTS

 

You will visit the middle-class merchant house (former residence of the Niigawa family). Furusato-machiyakan, one of the designated cultural assets of Izumisano, has been well preserved, so visitors can still imagine how people were living in old days. 

Niigawa family had engaged in soy sauce industry from the late 18th century. 

Since Sano-machiba was developed spontaneously, the houses were built along roads unsystematically. Roads are curved and narrow. You might feel as if you had strayed into a maze.

・Walking tour in Sano-machiba

・Visiting Furusato-machiyakan (former residence of the Niigawa family)

・Professional local guide

・Visiting a local fish market

・Visiting an auction site at the market

 

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

 

・Sano-machiba walk is just like traveling into the past.

・You get to know daily living and dietary culture of Japanese by visiting a local market.

・You will find various kinds of fish freshly caught in Osaka Bay.

・To satisfy your appetite, we will have a lunch at the market.

Enjoy a rice bowl topped with a deep-fried conger eel.

Please ask us for other options for the lunch menu.

・If you are lucky, we can enjoy watching an auction site where the price of freshly caught fish will be set.

・Look forward to souvenir as a token of your visit!

 

ITINERARY

 

11:00 We meet at east exit of Izumisano station, Nankai Electric Railway.

       We stroll around Sano-machiba.

       We visit Furusato-machiyakan (former residence of the merchant).

12:30 We visit a fish market.

       We will have a lunch at the seaside restaurant.

14:00 We visit the auction site at the market.

15:00 End of the tour at Izumisano station

 

NOTES

Fish catch or auction might be called off due to bad weather.

The tour will be available daily except for Wednesdays.

(There is no fish catch on Wednesdays.)

 

If you have any special dietary requirements or restrictions, please let us know in advance.

Please be advised that you wear comfortable walking shoes.

What's Included

Guide fee
Seafood lunch
Lunch
Alcoholic drinks (available for purchase)
Non-alcoholic drinks (available for purchase)

Departure & Return

Departure Point

Izumisano-Station, Nankai Electric Railway (East exit)

Departure Time

11:00 AM

Return Details

Izumisano-Station, Nankai Electric Railway

Before You Book

The fine print

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Operates daily except for Wednesdays
  • Infant meals not included
  • Please advise
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Operates daily except for Wednesdays
  • Infant meals not included
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • A minimum of 2 people (adults) per booking is required
  • A maximum of 6 people per booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Product code: 45272P12