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Video about introducing Hakodate morning market in Hokkaido

「The "Hakodate Seafood Market-Japanese Gastronomy(函館海鮮市場 - 日本美食)" produced by "Aden 小吃" is a video that introduces the Hakodate Morning Market, a popular tourist spot in Hakodate.
There are various famous stores such as fresh seafood, local specialties, and restaurants where you can eat delicious rice. And, it is one of the top sightseeing spots in Hokkaido, which is irresistible for gourmet lovers.

You can buy souvenirs such as fresh products and processed products, and enjoy delicious gourmet foods and lunches at this fish market / large market.
This article introduces the charm of Hakodate’s Morning Market in Hokkaido, which is visited by many customers early in the morning.

What is Hakodate’s morning market?

Image of Hakodate’s morning market・Squid fishing image
Photo:Hakodate・Cuddlefish angling

What is Hakodate Morning Market in Hokkaido?

Hakodate Morning Market, located in Hakodate, Hokkaido. It is a popular morning market dotted with shops selling fresh seafood and various restaurants.
In the video, you can see crabs, squid from the beginning, tuna from 5:22, and popular seafood such as scallops from 11:42.
We sell not only seafood but also fruits and vegetables such as melons, delicacies such as salted squid, dried foods and processed foods.

Hakodate’s Morning Market in Hokkaido is also popular as a gourmet spot, and we recommend "Hakodate Morning Market Donburi Yokocho Market" where you can enjoy popular ramen such as "Kamome", various seafood bowls, and the popular "Sakaeya" restaurant.

Other popular items include “live squid sashimi”, “geso roasted ice cream”, “local fruit juice” and “salmon toba”. We also recommend squid fishing at the famous fish cage, which you can see at 2:43 in the video. The squid caught in the "Live squid fishing pond" will be cleaned on the spot and made into sashimi so you can enjoy very fresh squid. We recommend watching the video closely as they show the cleaning process very clearly.

The History of Hakodate’s Morning Market in Hokkaido

Image of Hakodate Morning Market
Photo: Hakodate Morning Market

After the war, vegetables were sold in a small section of the square out front of Hakodate station. After that, it was relocated 3 times and became the current location.
Many stores were damaged by the tsunami caused by the Great East Japan Earthquake, but they immediately resumed operations with the help of volunteers.

In 2013, the Oshima Sosai Agricultural Cooperative Dome was demolished, and in 2014 a space for the Hakodate morning market was created.
Today's Hakodate morning market has about 250 stores, and about 1.5 million tourists visit each year.
Access is a 2-minute walk from JR Hakodate Station or Hakodate City Tram, Hakodate Station.

Summary of introductory articles on Hakodate’s Morning Market, Hokkaido

Image of Hakodate's morning market's king crab
Photo:Hakodate King Crab

"Hakodate Seafood Market-Japanese Gastronomy" produced by "Aden小吃" is a video introducing the charm of Hakodate’s Morning Market in Hokkaido.
The Hakodate Morning Market, which has a long history since the war, is a popular spot where various ingredients are sold.
In addition to fresh seafood, there are many excellent gourmet dishes such as ramen, melon and more.

There are many items that can be purchased as souvenirs, such as dried fish and processed products. So please drop by Hakodate’s Morning Market and enjoy shopping, as well as popular sightseeing destinations such as Mount Hakodate in Hakodate City.

◆ Introduction of Hakodate Morning Market ◆
【Address】 9-19 Wakamatsucho, Hakodate City, Hokkaido 040-0063
【Access】2 minutes walk from JR Hakodate Station, Hakodate City Tram Hakodate Station
【Operating Hours】6:00~
【Parking】There is a coin parking lot nearby
【Telephone No】0138-22-7981

【Official Website】Hakodate Morning Market Official Site

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Last Updated : Oct. 12, 2022
鈴木 正孝(Masataka Suzuki)
A writer born and raised in Asakusa, Tokyo who loves traveling and novels
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