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Temporary Closure of the Tuna Auction Visitors Area at Tsukiji Market


The Tuna Auction Visitors Area at Tsukiji Market will be temporarily closed according to the details outlined below.

From Thursday, April 8 to Saturday, May 8, 2010.
(Wednesday, April 7, 2010, is a regular day off at the market, so tours will not be possible on that day. Tours will re-commence from Monday, May 10, 2010).
Entry into the entire Tuna Auction Visitors area will be forbidden, however entry will remain possible into the Intermediate Wholesale Area and Traders of Market-Related Goods Area (containing such facilities as restaurants). However, to ensure there are no hindrances to market business, we request that groups made up of large numbers of people continue to refrain from visiting the market, as they are doing at the moment.

 Please visit the following site for inquiries:
http://www.tourism.metro.tokyo.jp/english/administration/tsukiji.html

Information is provided as a courtesy to users of this website. Though the JNTO endeavors to ensure the information is accurate, users of the information are to act on such using their own judgement and at their own risk. Neither the JNTO nor any holder of copyright to the information shall be held responsible in any way whatsoever for any loss or misunderstanding, either direct or indirect, that is incurred as a result of utilizing the information.

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