Main Fish Market Auction Tour and Dinner Experience
What's Included: Market Auction Tour, Course Dinner (No Drinks are included)
Kanazawa is known for a city of its high quality gourmet.
Kanazawa Central Wholesale Market, which supports Kanazawa's food culture, opened in 1966 as the first central wholesale market in the Hokuriku region.
It is the second earliest wholesale market in Japan, with auctions starting at 3:30 every morning.
Normally, the area is off-limits to all but related parties.
In this tour, you will visit the market with vendors who work at the market, so you can learn about the auction mechanism, work at the market, seasonal ingredients, and much more.
Please come and see up close the workings of the market people who support Kanazawa's food culture and the wide variety of fish species they handle.
After observing the auction, we will disperse.
We will then gather again at the restaurant that evening to enjoy a special course meal featuring fish that was actually auctioned off.
The restaurant is Hatanaka, which opened in April 2019. Located near Kanazawa Station, the restaurant is housed in a renovated machiya (townhouse) and features a relaxed atmosphere. This sushi restaurant uses a variety of ingredients obtained from the nature of Hokuriku. This up-and-coming restaurant will delight you not only with its sushi, but also with its creative dishes.
Using fish auctioned off in the morning by Tadamura Suisan of the Omicho Market, the restaurant will offer a course menu exclusively for guests of this tour. The restaurant has English-speaking staff, so please enjoy conversation with them.
For an additional charge, you can also order the restaurant's recommended natural wine and selected sake.
*65,000 yen up to 6 persons. An additional fee of ¥8,500 is charged for each additional person.
*Guests aged 6 and under will be free of charge
◎Payment Method : By Credit Card
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