Translated by Jelena Kitamura
Stroll Through Tsukiji, Kachidoki And Tsukishima Along The Sumida River!
Written by mish_
Have some spare time in Tokyo? How about a journey to experience downtown Japan? We present to you a route from Tsukiji to Tsukishima via Kachidoki!
There are many ways of getting about in Tokyo, so you can easily travel to whatever destination you would like without having to walk. However, in times when your chosen place is nearby, wouldn’t it be refreshing to take a little walk instead? There is a chance you’ll get to explore the surroundings you wouldn’t be able to if it were from a train or a bus window!
In this article, we will be introducing a pleasant walking route to get you from Tsukiji to Tsukishima, via Kachidoki Station. It will take around forty minutes should you choose a stroll without any stopovers, but even if you do enjoy sneaking into the local shops while on the road, it shouldn’t take up more than two to three hours!
Start Your Walk from Tsukijishijo Station!
The starting point of this walking route is Tsukijishijo Station of Toei Oedo Subway Line. When you get to the station, just head toward the exit for the Tsukijishijo (Tsukiji Fish Market), marked with the sign A1.
Let’s Wander About the Tsukiji Fish Market First!
After you leave the A1 exit, take a right turn and just head straight, and the path will lead you to the Tsukiji Jogai, the outer area of the Tsukiji Market. You can also take a break for a delicious seafood lunch, as the restaurants in the Tsukiji area serve seafood meals such as sushi and kaisendon (a sashimi rice bowl) made with freshly caught fish.
Treating yourself to a tasty yakigaki (oysters cooked in the shell), tamagoyaki (a Japanese omelette), and other famous delicacies from Tsukiji Market while strolling the area sure is a delightful way to spend your time.
Images of the Tsukiji Market
Please note that some shops close in the evening, so the best time for visiting the market might be between 9:00 in the morning and 14:00 in the afternoon.
The Tsukiji Jogai Market
Address: Tokyo, Chuo, Tsukiji 5-2-1
Closed: Sunday, national holidays
Take a look at these articles for further reading on the Tsukiji Area: