Omicho MarketApprox. Time: 2 hours
Activity Level: Easiest

The main marketplace with lots of shops and restaurants. Located in a long-time busy section of town called Musashigatsuji, Omicho Market has been supporting the city of Kanazawa by providing foodstuffs and more for the feudal lords and citizens for about 270 years. At the 200 shops lining along the narrow streets, fish from the Japan Sea, local vegetables, fruits, pickled vegetables, fried foods, sweets, flowers, clothes, and all sorts of things are sold among high-spirited shouts. Several restaurants serving fresh and cheap seafood are also part of this market.

Courtesy of Japan Tourism Board.