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Nakaminato Fish Market

"Tastes of JAPAN by ANA" is a regional vitalization project that collaborates with the different prefectures in Japan to present the Land of the Rising Sun in all of its diverse glory.

Enjoy watching and feasting on fresh Ibaraki seafood at Nakaminato Fish Market

Located in the city of Hitachinaka in Ibaraki Prefecture, Nakaminato Fish Market is one of the prefecture's largest tourist markets offering freshly caught seafood from the adjacent Nakaminato Port. Enjoy dining and shopping at this market where everything is fresh and reasonably priced and attracts around one million visitors a year.

Restaurant serving fresh seafood dishes

Feast on a variety of ocean-fresh seafood from the nearby Nakaminato Port such as flounder, sea bream and spear squid. Delicious seasonal seafood can be enjoyed as sushi or rice bowl dishes, cut in large pieces to fully savor the flavors.

Food stands around the market

The best part about food stands around the market is that you can snack on fresh seafood on the spot at very reasonable prices. Try the grilled squid or skewered clams hot off the grill, or just-shucked rock oysters, all possible thanks to the unmatched freshness.


Name Nakaminato Fish Market
Website https://english.ibarakiguide.jp/kanko-spot/nakaminato-fish-market
Address 19-8 Minato-honcho, Hitachinaka-shi, Ibaraki
Access Approximately 10 minutes' drive from the Hitachinaka IC on the Kita-Kanto Expressway (Higashi-Mito Road)
Approximately 10 minutes' walk from Nakaminato Station on the Hitachinaka Seaside Railway Minato Line
Inquiries TEL: 029-263-6779 (Maruki Seafood, Nakaminato Fish Market Office)
Admission Parking fee:
Standard-sized car: 100 yen/hour; Share-ride vehicle: 210 yen/hour; Large-sized vehicle: 330 yen/hour (all up to 4 hours)
Parking lot opens at 7:00.

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