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Karato market

Japan, 750-0005 5-50 Karato-cho, Shimonoseki City, Yamaguchi Prefecture

Karato Ichiba is a market, local people gathering. There are fresh seafood including puffer fish, local products of Shimonoseki. Of course for professionals, it is known for a market, which the public can buy fishes for daily use. On Friday, Saturday, Sunday and holidays, an event named “Ikiiki Bakangai” is held, and lots of booths are lined. You can enjoy fresh, plenty, and inexpensive hand-shaped sushi offered by merchants and seafood bowls, puffer fish soup, fried puffer fish etc. Outside of the market’s building, Kanmon channel expands in front of your eyes. So delicious Sushi you taste outside, seeing Kanmon Bridge and ships coming and going from a wooden deck. Feeling the market vibrant with life is one of the attraction and in these days visitors not only from domestic but also overseas are increasing.

Business Time

🐡Market business hours Weekdays/Saturday: 5:00~15:00 Sundays and holidays: 8:00~15:00 *Closed days: Wednesdays (irregular holidays), Obon holidays, New Year holidays 🍣Ikiiki Bakangai (Sushi event) Friday and Saturday: 10:00-15:00 Sundays and holidays: 8:00-15:00

Telephone number 083-231-0001
  • From JR Shimonoseki station take bus about 7 minutes and get off at “Karato,” 3 minutes by walk.
Language 日本語
Last Update : 2023.12.12   Shimonoseki City

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