Enjoy a walking food tour through the Nishiki Food Market

Enjoy a walking food tour through the Nishiki Food Market, an area known to locals as the Kitchen of Kyoto as it plays a huge part in supporting the Kyoto food industry. Business has been conducted here for the past 400 years and with one of the richest culinary atmospheres in the world you will have a chance to sample some of the freshest food of your life.
Your experience will include stops at 12 family owned stalls and shops which have stood the test of time. At a few of the stops we will sample specialty products like tsukemono (vegetables from the surrounding mountains preserved in vinegar), yuuba (the world’s smoothest sashimi tofu made from the world-famous Kyoto mountain water), and sparkling sake straight from the tap. At the other stops, we will buy some specialty items for us to enjoy later at lunch including Saba (Mackeral), Dashimaki Tamago (specialty grilled egg dish made from specialty Kyoto fish and seaweed stock), Sansho (Japanese red pepper), Kamaboko (seafood preserved in fish paste), Tako (Octopus wtth quail egg) and Macha (ground tea leaves).

Tour Schedule:
Tuesday – Saturday (off Monday) 

Not Available on Sunday
Meeting Time 9:50
Start Time 10:00 AM
End Time 1:00 PM



Japanese Tea included

Lunch included

Local Pickles, snacks and dried fruits tasting


Meeting Location:


In front of Lacoste, Kawaramachi

Naramonochi 375, Kyōto-fu, Kyōto-shi, Shimogyō-ku, 〒600-8004

Train Station Access: From the Hankyu train Line, get off Kawaramachi Station and take exit 9.

Copy and paste this to Google Maps: 〒600-8004 京都府京都市下京区 四条通寺町西入奈良物町375


Price and Booking

¥ 12,400 per person


  • Nishiki Food Market, Kyoto, Kyoto
  • Culinary, Culture
  • 3 hours
  • Jul 20th to Dec 31st
  • Basic
  • Moderate
  • 10 a.m.
  • In front of Lacoste, Kawaramachi

What's Not included

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Terms and Conditions

Cancellation fees are as follows: 7+ days before tour date: full refund 4 to 6 days before original tour date: 50% refund We cannot accept cancellations within 72 hours or less prior to tour: and we offer no refund in that time frame



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