Yamaguchi Karato Market

Karato Market is a Shimonoseki City regional wholesale market set in front of the Kanmon Strait. Starting at 5:00 a.m., and this market is very rare around the nation because customers can enjoy purchasing the goods. On the second floor of the market there are sushi train restaurants and cafeterias where visitors can sample fresh seafood and local produce. Every week an "Iki-Iki (lively) Bakangai"is held on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, as well as public holidays; during this time seafood stalls selling sushi and fried blowfish line the street, and tourists crowd into the small area to sample the delicious food.

Basic Infomation

  • Address
    5-50 Karato-cho, Shimonoseki-shi, Yamaguchi
  • Hours
    5:00-15:00 (Monday - Saturday)
    8:00-15:00 (Sunday・public holiday(Up to the shop)
    ☆Ikiiki (Lively) Bakangai (stalls of sushi and seafood )
    10:00-15:00 (Friday・Saturday)
    8:00-15:00 (Sunday・public holiday)
  • Closed
    New Year holiday: January 1 to 4
    Bon holiday: August 8
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  • Website
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