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【Miyagi・Shiogama】Tuna Auction & Seafood Breakfast at Fish Market

  • Beginners welcome - First try
  • Empty-hands OK
  • Meal included
  • Operate rain or shine
  • Possible number of bookings
    2~6
  • Participating age
    Age 5歳 ~ Age 90
  • Duration
    2~3 hours

O-fish-ally the best way to start your day!

Highlights
✔ Visit the site of Japan's largest landing of fresh tuna to watch the daily tuna auction!
✔ Learn more about Japan's tuna fishing and the varieties of fresh tuna that land in Shiogama
✔ Move to the local Nakaoroshi wholesale market for a breakfast of fresh seafood!
✔ Create your own seafood bowl by choosing your favourite toppings from the market stalls
✔ If you're lucky, watch the local fish-mongers carve up one of the freshly caught tuna!

On this tour, head straight to the centre of the action and enjoy the opportunity to watch the daily tuna auction at Shiogama Fish Market. Learn about the different varieties of tuna and fish that pass through the market everyday, before heading nearby to the smaller local wholesale market to sample some of the fresh produce, straight from the back of the boat!

At the market, your guide will provide you with a set of rice, soup and freshly fried Japanese-style egg omelet while you wander the market stalls to purchase your favourite seafood toppings from the vendors themselves. Chat with locals, sample the goods and start your day right with some of the highest quality, freshest seafood you’ll ever have the chance to try!

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    Time schedule

    08:40

    Meet at Higashi-Shiogama Station (JR Senseki Line).

    09:00

    Breakfast at Shiogama Wholesale Fish Market (Nakaoroshi Market). Make your own ‘Kaisen-don’ (Seafood Bowl) by choosing your favourite toppings from the fresh seafood on sale at the market.

    10:00

    Taxi into the Shiogama town area for a foodie walking tour.

    10:15

    Foodie Stop 1: Doraemon’s favourite sweets ‘Dorayaki’ (sweet pancake filled with red-bean cream) at Shiogama’s famous ‘Kasho Eitaro’ store, established over 100 years ago (1909).

    10:30


    Foodie Stop 2: Sake tasting at Urakasumi Sake Brewery. Taste and compare three different local sakes from one of Miyagi Prefectures finest breweries.

    11:00

    Foodie Stop 3: ‘Kamaboko’ fishcake from local specialty store ‘Abehei Kamaboko’. Here we will pick up some freshly made fish-cakes and save them for pairing with sake at Foodie Stop 4!

    11:10

    11:10 Visit the mysterious ‘Okama-jinja’ Shrine, with ancient salt pots that can predict disasters!

    11:20

    Foodie Stop 4: More sake tasting at ‘Kumakyu’ local liquour store. Here you can pair your tasty Kamaboko fishcake with a well-matched sake!

    11:30

    Foodie Stop 5: ‘Five-coloured Dango’ (sweet rice dumplings)

    11:45

    Foodie Stop 6: Mini-gelato from ‘Ota-ya’ Miso and Soy Sauce specialty store (since 1845). Yep, that’s right! Choose from Shiogama sea-salt or miso flavoured gelato for a salty-sweet surprise!

    12:15


    Foodie Stop 7: Green Tea tasting with a twist at ‘Yabe-en’ tea shop. Learn new ways to enjoy various varieties of green tea from tea-master-come-cocktail-extraordinaire Yabe-san.

    12:40

    Return to Hon-Shiogama Station (JR Senseki Line). End of tour.

    Detailed information of this plan

    Required minimum number of participants 2 Person(s)
    Possible number of bookings 2~6
    About duration 3 hours
    Operating period Everyday (except Wednesdays)
    Assembly time 6:55
    Booking deadline 3 days before

    Changing room Toilet
    Shower Parking
    Locker

    Matters require attention If the minimum number of participants is not met the event will be cancelled.

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    1-10-10, chuo, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi
    Assembly point

    Meet in front of the stained glass windows on the 2F of Sendai Station.

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