Tour of Tsukiji Market & Sushi-Making Experience

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Duration
4 hours
Number of Guests
2 - 8 guests
Accessibility
Family-friendly
Language
Chinese, French, Spanish, Italian, German
Join a special tour of Tsukiji Market and learn how to make three different types of sushi.
Highlights
Walk through Tsukiji Market, the most famous market in Japan, and see fresh seafood up close
Purchase freshly caught tuna for your sushi meal
Learn about the history and culture of Tsukiji Market
Practice sushi-making under the guidance of a nationally licensed instructor
Receive an easy-to-use sushi-making kit as a souvenir
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
If you have ever wanted to see where the freshest sushi comes from, here’s your chance! This experience allows you to learn about the most famous fish market in Japan, Tsukiji Market! The tour begins at Tsukiji Hongwanji Temple - one of the largest temples in Tokyo. This temple has several unique features such as stained glass windows and animal sculptures that are not commonly seen in Japanese temples. Next, you will venture to Tsukiji Outer Market. This market was opened in 1935 and until recently was the largest wholesale fish market in Tokyo. There are over 360 establishments, home to a mix of wholesalers, restaurants, shops, market stalls, and other businesses, some of which can trace their history back to the market’s beginning. Following the tour of the market, you will learn about the history and culture of sushi and then learn to make your own with the guidance of the instructor. Although it typically takes several years to master sushi, with this experience, you will be able to master the basics within a few hours with the help of rice-molding kits. You will learn to make three different types of delicious sushi: nigiri sushi (classic hand-molded sushi), gunkan maki (sushi wrapped in nori seaweed), and hosomaki sushi (thin sushi rolls). The classes are very flexible and can be tailored to your abilities. Once you have finished making the sushi, the instructor will teach you all about the condiments related to sushi, as well as introduce you to Japanese dining etiquette.
Inclusions
A step-by-step sushi-making experience led by an instructor
Sushi kits to take home as souvenirs
Sushi ingredients
Transportation from Tsukiji Market to the facility
Exclusions
Transportation to the meeting place
Transportation expenses after leaving the experience site
Fees for shopping for ingredients other than those required for sushi making
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
At the front gate of Tsukiji Hongwanji, 3 Chome-15-1 Tsukiji, Chuo City, Tokyo 104-8435 at 8:15.
Remarks
Please note that this tour starts at 8:15.
Be sure to follow the guide's instructions during the program. We are not responsible for any accidents caused by not following the instructions of the guide.
The time required is an approximate time. Please note that this may change depending on the number of customers.
If you need special consideration be sure to contact in advance to inquire about the possibility. Please note that we cannot guarantee arrangements for programs purchased without prior inquiry.
Cancellation Policy
Cancel your booking at least 2 days before the experience start time to receive a full refund minus a 3.2% transaction fee.
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Over 14 million residents call Tokyo home. Functioning as Japan's economic and cultural center, it's no surprise the metropolis often appears at the top of travelers' bucket lists. Here, you can find everything from traditional tea houses to futuristic skyscrapers.
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Earliest available date: June 4, 2024
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For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals