Omicho Fish Market
Located within 15-minutes walk of Kanazawa Station, Omichi Fish Market boasts around 200 shops and vendors selling some of Japan’s best seafood. While market doesn’t exclusively sell seafood – with other produce and items on sale – it is without doubt, freshly caught fish and everything else from the nearby Sea of Japan which draws visitors from all over the world.
The market is open daily, individual shops will take days off with the greatest number of vendors shutting on Sundays, Wednesdays or public holidays. Some restaurants are open at night however daytime hours – between 09:00 to 17:30 – see the greatest number of vendors selling to the public.
Seafood can be purchased, packed and take with you or eaten right there, at one of the markets many vendors and restaurants – the more popular of which will have long queues outside around lunchtime.