Tokyo’s Tsukiji Fish Market is infrequently called the “Wall Street of fish.”
Every day, fishers, wholesalers, and the owners of Japan’s top sushi restaurants accumulate to buy and sell some-more than $21 million of the freshest fish in the world.
In new decades, the marketplace has suddenly turn one of Japan’s top tourists attractions. Thousands come to try to get a glimpse of the market’s world-famous tuna auction, where a singular tuna once sole for $1.76 million.
But time is using out to see the market. In October, the marketplace will pierce from its strange plcae in executive Tokyo to a new $5.42 billion site easterly with softened refrigeration, trembler resistance, and sanitation facilities.
We took a walk by before emergence — when it’s off-limits to tourists — to see what the Tsukiji Market is like in action.