Osaka Kuromon market and street food tour
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- Kuromon market
- Osaka's famous street food
- High-quality fish and seasonal produce
All about the trip
Join our local guide to explore the famous Kuromon market and get to know the local and seasonal products that make this a special place to visit. You will not only learn about the market but also get an insider’s’ perspective on the culture, local people, food, and the Osakan way of life.This market specializes in the freshest and best quality meat, vegetables, eggs and other ingredients from around the country. You will have a chance to try Osaka’s most famous street foods, enjoy the colorful sights and sounds, taste local specialities, high quality and seasonal produce. The market has a special energy and there is something new to see and experience every month of the year. Then follow your guide to Osaka’s “Kitchen town” to see cooking tools and equipment crucial to Osaka’s chefs and restaurateurs. Every kind of Japanese kitchen item you could want can be found here: knives, bowls, takoyaki grills, neon signs, and much more. The Plastic food is a special feature here!
The Kuromon market started off as a fisherman’s market but now includes a variety of other stores as well. You will find 39 fish stores, 10 Green grocery shops, 12 Butcher shops, 7 candy shops, and 24 restaurants located in this Market. A lot of Osakans shop here especially because the produce in this market comes from all over Japan.
During your market tour you will have a chance to try high quality, seasonal fish, produce and beef. Try Osaka’s most famous street foods and enjoy the colorful sights and sounds.
After finishing in the main market area, go with your guide to nearby Sennichimae Doguyasuji, Osaka’s “Kitchen town.” You can see cooking tools and equipment crucial to Osaka’s chefs and restaurateurs. Everything kind of Japanese kitchen item you could want can be found here – knives, bowls, takoyaki grills, neon signs, plastic food, utensils, appliances and much more. The plastic food is a special feature here. Called “Food samples” this tradition originated in Japan more than 100 years ago, when some entrepreneurial restaurateurs started to display wax and later plastic food dishes outside their shops to show diners what they can expect. Find your own perfect plastic sushi or other dish as a unique souvenir of your trip to Osaka!
What is included in the price
- One drink
- 5 food stops
- Tour guide
What is not included in the price
- Additional fee for a Spanish-speaking guide of USD 28 per person
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off can be arranged for an extra fee
- Transportation costs
- Additional drinks or food
If you are not able to arrive at the meeting point by the departure time, the tour will start regardless and no refund will be provided.
Changes to tours and spots we visit may occur due to schedules of restaurants, public holidays, weather conditions and other unforeseen circumstances. Applicable substitutions will be made in this case.
For this tour, it is possible (with advanced notice at the time of booking) to make adjustments to support the following dietary restrictions: vegan, vegetarian, pescetarian, gluten free, shellfish free, pork meat free.
Please keep in mind, however, that we cannot make an allergy free or dietary restriction food guarantee. Also some stops may not have a viable substitution but we will make every effort to compensate at different stops throughout the tour.
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