Tsukiji Restaurant Guide

Tsukiji once meant "reclaimed land", and that is how the area was originally named. The Tsukiji fish market is an aggregation of 11 wholesale markets in Tokyo, and it is not only the largest-scale market of its kind in Japan, but in the whole world. In recent years, tourists from around the world have been visiting here besides Japanese tourists.The Tsukiji Market has an "inner market" and the adjacent "outer market." The inner market is for wholesalers, and the outer market is for the general public and tourists.The inner market will move to Toyosu in Koto Ward in 2015.Tsukiji Hongwanji temple belongs to the Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Sect (Hongwanji-ha denomination). It is the only temple in Japan controlled directly by the sect.The main worship hall is an unusual ferroconcrete building.The temple grounds have marble statues. They are novel even now and distinguished looking.The temple often holds funerals for famous people.The temple is also very progressive. In 2007, they held the Tokyo Bouz Collection (Buddhist priest fashion show). The temple also has the 164-seat Buddhist Hall with a proscenium arch. It can be rented by performing arts groups regardless of religion.

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