the Tsukiji market will close the doors on its 80-year history as it prepares to move to a new site in the Toyosu district of Tokyo’s Koto Ward.
year the Tsukiji fish market was built. It is one of 11 wholesale markets in operation in Tokyo and is the oldest market in the city.
different varieties of fish and 270 varieties of fruit and vegetables are handled at the market on a daily basis.
of fish and 1,160 tons of fruit and vegetables sold daily.
on average, the total daily sales logged by the market.
or so people and 19,000 vehicles going in and out everyday.
The market never sleeps!