Tsukiji Market Calendar 2013

Kibun Satsuma-age (fish cakes)

UPDATE as of 1/2/2013: Tsukiji Market move to Toyosu has been pushed back one year to March of 2015.

If you are planning to visit Tsukiji Market in 2013 it is best to consult the official market calendar here and avoid days highlighted in red or purple:

http://www.shijou.metro.tokyo.jp/calendar/2013.html#tabs-1

New rules for visiting tuna auction are stated here:

http://www.shijou.metro.tokyo.jp/english/market/tsukiji.html

There is a lot to see in the outer market and that is open to the general public. It has become a very popular destination and is very busy on Saturdays. Of course there are plenty of good restaurants that are open to the public. Some of my favorites are here:

Sushi at Tsukiji

Cheap Eats at Tsukiji Market