Tsukiji fish market

41 Hours In Tokyo: Walking Around Tokyo

Previous posts about my brief trip to Tokyo: Sheraton Miyako Hotel Tsukiji Fish Market Sushi and Beer at 6am After sushi and beer, Charlie and I decided to go see the Imperial Gardens.  It turned out to be a fairly easy walk from the fish market.  It was still pretty early in the morning, so the East Gardens weren’t open yet.  However, we did get to walk around a large part of the outside gardens.  From pictures I’ve seen, the East Gardens look a bit more inviting and decorative, but […]

41 Hours in Tokyo: Sushi and Beer at 6am

Previous posts about my short stop in Tokyo: Sheraton Miyako Hotel Tsukiji Fish Market After finishing the tour of the tuna auction, it was time to find a sushi restaurant!  Since I spoke virtually no Japanese, it was tough to ask directions.  I knew the restaurants were very close by the market, but not 100% sure in which direction.  One of the police officers that escorted us in was able to gesture towards the correct area.  Coincidentally, while I was trying to ask the officer where the restaurants were, a […]

41 Hours in Tokyo: Tsukiji Fish Market

This is my second post about my recent trip to Tokyo on the inaugural Dreamliner flight from BOS-NRT.  You can see the previous posts here: Sheraton Miyako Hotel The Tuskiji fish market is the largest in the world.  Here’s a quick picture from above (not mine) that will give you a good idea of how much real estate it covers. The market has a tuna auction six mornings a week at around 5:20 am, and it’s huge.  Because of it’s growth in popularity, they only allow 120 people to view […]