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  • Hello, I'm Andrew Marston and welcome to Tour Japan

  • the show where I tell you about a place in Japan and then we go there.

  • Today we're headed to Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo

  • one of the largest and most famous wholesale seafood markets in the entire world.

  • And let me warn you up front

  • I think you're going to be hooked ^_^

  • Alright, when you visit there are four main sections to hit and here's the order I suggest hitting them in.

  • At 3:30AM get in line for the Tuna Auctions at Kachidoki Gate.

  • Only two groups of 60 get to see the Tuna Auctions everyday, and spots are first-come-first-serve

  • so if you're not in line by 4AM you might not get a spot.

  • After the Tuna Auctions are over around 6AM(ish)

  • Head down to Uogashi Yokocho for some of the best sushi in the world.

  • Next, when it opens around 9AM visit the wholesale market

  • where there are literally hundreds of stalls selling fresh seafood. You could walk around this place for hours.

  • But my one caution is to always be aware of what's going on around you

  • because there's a lot of carts and trucks that are zooming around in this area.

  • Lastly, I suggest finishing your Tsukiji experience in the outer market

  • where you can have an excellent sushi lunch and shop for everything from fish related good to kitchenware.

  • One quick note is that if you're planning on visiting Tsukiji Fish Market you should probably do it soon

  • because it's scheduled to move in November of 2016.

  • Alright, let's visit Tsukiji and see what it's like.

  • Alright, I hope you feel a little more informed about Tsukiji Fish Market and what it's like to visit.

  • Let me, and the world, know what your favorite sushi is in the comments.

  • Thanks for watching, I'm Andrew Marston. See you next time.

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Hello, I'm Andrew Marston and welcome to Tour Japan

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