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Popular Nijo Market is located in the center of Sapporo and has a history of more than 100 years. The story goes that local fishermen started selling fresh fish here in the late 1800s. Some people call Nijo Market "a kitchen of Sapporo." You can buy fresh seafood like crabs and scallops or taste kaisen-don (rice bowl topped with raw fish) and sushi in this very popular gourmet spot. You can also eat fresh seafood while drinking in a restaurant area called "Noren Yokocho" in the market.
- 1-2 Higashi Minami 3 Jo, Chuo-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido
- Contact No.
- 3-min walk from Bus center-mae Station on Sapporo Municipal Subway Tozai Line 15-min walk from Odori Station on Sapporo Municipal Subway Nanboku Line, Tozai Line, and Toho Line
- Opening Hours / Holidays
Each store has different opening hours and holidays. Please check detail on its official websites.
- Official Website
- Time Required
- 90 min
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A market full of delicious Hokkaido food
Every morning, Hokkaido's famous seafood such as crab, scallop, sea urchin, and salmon caviar arrive at Nijo Market. It opens early, and you can have breakfast before 7 am at the earliest in some stores. If you want to start a day early, this is an especially recommended spot!
Nijo Market's specailty: generously arranged seafood bowls
There are several restaurants managed by fish stores in Nijo Market. The specialty they offer is hearty kaisen-don with freshly caught seafood of the season. Especially, you can taste the best three seafood of Hokkaido, that is, crab, sea urchin, and salmon caviar together if you eat Sanshoku-don at Donburichaya.
Limited seasonal gourmet
If you visit Nijo Market in winter, we highly recommend that you try oysters as winter is the best season. Winter oysters are a specialty and the meat is juicy and full of rich, intense flavor. Fresh and big oysters sell in Nijo Market and you can taste oysters that are served in storefronts.
Enjoy delicious fish in "Noren Yokocho" until midnight
Noren Yokocho in Nijo Market is a restaurant area that opened in 2007. You can enjoy various cuisine like soba (buckwheat noodles) and Italian food as well as dishes with fresh seafood in the market. Some stores are open until midnight, which is rare in this kind of market. Why don't you taste delicious food over drinks?