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Misaki Morning Market in Kanagawa Prefecture

This is a promotional video titled “Kanagawa Prefecture, Miura City Tourism PR, (Misaki morning market)”(神奈川県三浦市観光PR「三崎朝市」),” featuring the morning market in Miura, Kanagawa prefecture.

Misaki Morning Market (三崎朝市, Misaki Asaichi) is very popular in that you can get local food, including fresh seafood, around Miura Peninsula, at a great price. The sales start at 5 a.m. every Sunday, but shoppers gather in front of the market as early as 3 a.m.!

From 0:37 in the video, you can see the store selling pieces of local Misaki tuna at crazy low prices. Usually there is a long line in front of the store from 4 a.m, and sometimes all the merchandise is sold out as soon as the sales begin.

What is Misaki Morning Market?

Misaki Morning Market, near Misaki Fishing Port (三崎漁港, Misaki Gyoko), is an event certified as the “local resource” by Kanagawa prefecture. It opens every Sunday.
The market is so popular that it even attracts tourists outside of the city. Many people bring their pets with them as well.

The market has seasonal local fish and seaweed, as well as local vegetables, eggs, and fruits. You can see this from 1:01 in the video.
In 2019, the national morning market summit "2019 in Misaki Asaichi" was held there, and many tourists came to visit it.

Special Deals and Shop Information of Misaki Morning Market

Image of Tuna
Photo:Tuna

Sometimes a sale called “Iki Iki Sale” is held. At this sale you can buy freshly caught fish at bargain prices.
Also, Miura Tsunanosuke, the local character in Miura city, sometimes appears in the market, so definitely keep an eye out for him.

After looking around the stores in the market, you can also drop by the market cafeteria “Misaki Asaichi Shokudo,” which is quite popular.
You can try some dishes that are perfect for breakfast, such as Soba (buckwheat) noodles, tuna soup, and tuna rice bowls. You can even try Kurobatei’s rice bowl with tuna and galbi, Korean style short rib. This rice bowl called “Maguro Galbi Rice Bowl (まぐろカルビ丼, Maguro Galbi Don)” is very popular and actually won the grand prize in the local Gourmet contest “M-1.”
At the smoke farm, you can also get freshly grilled sausages that are cooked to order.

Summary of Misaki Morning Market

Image of Misaki Morning Market
Photo:Misaki Morning Market

As you can see in this video, the vibrant atmosphere is the best characteristic of Misaki Morning Market.
Many stores open in this market, so it’s easy to find what you're looking for.

You can go to the market by train, but keep in mind that it opens before the first train starts to run so there's a chance you'll miss out on some specials.
If you really want to get what you're looking for, it’s better to drive to the market if you can.

◆Misaki Morning Market Information◆
【Address】5-3806 Misaki, Miura-shi, Kanagawa, Japan
【Hours】Open from 5 a.m.
【Access】A short walk from Keikyu Misakiguchi Station 【Parking】Yes
【Number】+81-(0)46-881-4488

【Official Website】Misaki Asaichi
https://misaki-asaichi.com/

【Tripadvisor】Misaki Asaichi
https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g1021284-d8181258-Reviews-Misaki_Asaichi-Miura_Kanagawa_Prefecture_Kanto.html

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Sep. 15, 2020
Japan
坂崎 なお(Nao Sakazaki)
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“Misaki Morning Market” in Miura, Kanagawa Prefecture: Check Out Its Fresh Seafood and Local Cuisine!
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