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Nishiki Market in Kyoto, Japan

Nishiki Market (錦 市場) is an old market in Kyoto. This ia about hundreds of years old since the 13th century. At first it was a fish wholesale market Later, retail products were sold and there are more products. There are more than 100 shops in the market. This market is Kyoto’s kitchen because there are a lot of fresh food, seafood, fruit and other food. The areas of Nishiki Market is parallel to Shijo Avenue about 400 meters long. There are 2-story shops on the left and right of the walkway as sunshade Shade the walkway.

Teramachi and Shinkyogoku are parallel shopping streets next to the Nishiki Market. Products that they sell are include clothing, bags, jewelry, home decorations, restaurants, and also the Nishiki Tenmangu Shrine.

Address: 609 Nishidaimonjicho, Tominokoji-dori Shijo Agaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto

How to get there:

By Train:

  • Get off at Shijo (K9) Station on the Karasuma Subway Line. About 3 minutes on foot.
  • Get off at Hankyu Kyoto Line “Karasuma” station. About 3 minutes on foot.
  • Get off at “Kyoto City Hall” station on the subway Tozai Line. About 10 minutes on foot.
  • Get off at Kawaramachi Station on Hankyu Kyoto Line. About 4 minutes on foot.
  • Get off at Shijo Station on the Keihan Main Line. About 10 minutes on foot.
  • Get off at Sanjo Station on the Keihan Main Line. About 15 minutes on foot.
  • If you are riding from Kyoto Station, it is a bit far from the Shinkansen platform, but you can come closer from the north exit (towards the central ticket gate, Shiokoji) than to the south exit (Hachijo exit).

By Bus:

  • Get off the city bus # 5 “Shijo Takakura (in front of Daimaru Department Store)”

By Taxi:

  • If you take a taxi, tell taxi to stop at “Nishikiyanaba” or “Nishikiyacho”.

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