Near the entrance are the knife salesmen (Photo: Luke Braidwood)

Good Morning Tsukiji

Frantic snaps in the world's biggest fish market

Luke Braidwood   - 1 min read

Tsukiji is the largest fish market on earth. Every day over 2,000 tonnes of fish are sold to buyers from all over Tokyo, whether they be department stores or gourmet sushi chefs. If you can't bear (or just can't) get there early enough to get tickets for the daily auction (starts at 5:25am), then you can still enjoy the retail area, vegetable market, and intermediate wholesalers fish market. Just watch out for buyers, sellers, and those lethal turret trucks...

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Luke Braidwood

Luke Braidwood @luke.braidwood

Hey! I'm a scientific researcher who moved out here looking for an adventure. I found it, and now spend all my spare time and money exploring Japan