Kyoto Nishiki Market


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Nishiki Market is a marketplace in downtown Kyoto, located on a road one block north and parallel to Shijō Street and west of Teramachi Street. Rich with history and tradition, the market is renowned as the place to obtain many of Kyoto’s famous foods and goods. The market has a long history and many stores have been operated by the same families for generations. The first shop opened around 1310.

Nishikikoji-dori, Nakagyo-ku (between Teramachi and Takakura), Kyoto.

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