Nishiki Market, A Kyoto Food Haven Not to be Missed!

Written by Katherine

December 30, 2016
Last Updated on March 5, 2024

Our first stop in Kyoto was a visit to Nishiki Market (錦市場). We took the train from Kyoto Station to Shijo Station, and then it was a short walk from the station to the market. Just follow the crowd, and you will get there. ( ´ ω ` )

Basically, when you are there, it will just be about eating, eating and more eating while you enjoy the market activities there. We had wanted to try the Gogyo Ramen, which is known for its burnt ramen, but in the end, we didn’t manage to go there because we had too much at the market. Hehe.

All About the Food in Nishiki Market

The first stall grabbed our attention once we entered. Those were some really yummy rice crackers. (´ ∀ ` *)

Enjoying some lovely soy ice cream in the cooling weather. It was actually really yummy!

Got to have them all! Unfortunately, we can’t, else we will be broke. Hahaha! We had the Otoro Sashimi as well as the Grilled Pike Conger. Both were like… Heavenly food. *drools looking at the photos*

And then it was some fish cake and egg roll. The egg roll was not too bad, but I was in love with the simple yet delicious fish cake. (´ ε ` )♡

A lot of stalls selling lovely strawberries, so we bought one box from this lovely old lady. ♡(。- ω -)

Bought one of these Cherry Blossom Petals. We tried it out at home according to the instructions by making it into tea or mix with rice, but… The taste ain’t to our liking. Haha! Novelty item~

Nishiki Market is definitely a place not to be missed. There was quite a crowd there, but it was quite okay to walk around. Since the weather was cooling, we also did not feel hot while in there. So do go there will a slightly empty stomach so that you can just keep eating all the food that you can see there. Bring enough money! (๑˃ᴗ˂)ﻭ

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