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黒門市場 Kuromon Ichiba

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  • Minami (Shinsaibashi / Nanba) Area
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Minami (Shinsaibashi / Nanba) Area
2-4-1 Nippombashi, Chuo-ku Osaka-shi, Osaka 542-0073, Japan
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Date of post:2015/11/02

If you are a foodie, do not leave Osaka without visiting Kuromon Ichiba Market! The lively market gives you freshest and best quality fish, meat, veggies, fruits and a variety of foods such as sushi, sashimi, steak, and fry-up.

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Kuromon Ichiba Market (Black Gate Market) is located within ten minutes’ walk from Namba or a few minutes’ walk from Nipponbashi subway station. It used to be called the Emmeiji Market which was situated near the Emmeiji Temple with a black gate (the temple was burnt down by the fire in 1912). Originally started as a fish market 170 years ago, the market has been visited by professional restaurant chefs and local residents who look for high quality ingredients for good meals.

The market is around 600 meters long with 170 shops and each direction is recognized by giant three-dimensional fish billboard such as seabream or tuna. There are English street maps available at the information centers or at some spots along the street. Now the street is always crowded with tourists from all over the world who come here to have a feast with a various kinds of meals, fresh and tasty. There are some spots provided with tables and chairs where you can bring in your purchased foods and drinks and have a gorgeous lunch time with your company.

Why not enjoy walking around shops and choose your favorites. There are around fifty fish stores which showcase fresh and best fish, seashells; tuna, squid, mackerels, crab meats, shrimp, lobster, sea-urchin, eel, scallops etc. There are more than ten meat stores with high quality best meats. Some meat stores offer you special service. You can order the meat store staff to grill the meat you buy in your favorite manner; rare, medium or well-done. There are fresh fruit shops which sell cut-fruits in plastic cups or fresh juice.

If you become interested in Japanese food culture, there are grocer's shops or supermarkets where you can buy some ingredient necessary to cook Japanese food such as Miso paste, konbu kelp, and soy-sauce to bring back to your country.

Over hundreds’ years Osaka has been Kitchen of Japan!
If you are a gourmet or foodie, Kuromon Market is a must to visit!
Kuromon Market never fails to satisfy all of foodies and gourmets!

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