If there’s one thing you can’t miss when visiting Hokkaido, it’s their seafood!
Fatty salmon and tuna, sweet hairy and king crab, and amazing squid sashimi are among what tourists from Japan and overseas always rave about when in Hokkaido. You’ll surely be impressed by the taste and freshness of their seafood.
The Hakodate Morning Market is conveniently located near the JR Hakodate station and opens daily from 5 am (6 am during winter) until noon. Various types of seafood are on sale here such as crabs, squids (Hakodate’s specialty), tuna, salmon eggs (ikura), sea urchin, as well as fresh produce like Hokkaido’s famed sweet melons. There are also many restaurants in the market offering fresh seafood donburi.
Here’s a quick guide to enjoy the bustling Hakodate Morning Market…
Hakodate Morning Market
Japan, 〒040-0063 Hokkaido Prefecture, Hakodate, 若松町9−19
Phone: +81 138-22-7981