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Fish market adventure with the ‘Squid Prince’ of Miyako

Up-close-and-personal fish market experience with local legend 'Squid Prince'!

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Due to the continued global spread of the COVID19 virus and the associated impact upon public health and safely in Japan, reservations for all tours and experience programs will be SUSPENDED until May 2020, or until the situation improves and relevant restrictions upon travel are lifted.
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Highlights

Miyako City on the coast of Iwate Prefecture is famous for its incredibly high-quality and delicious seafood. It’s no surprise that the town is home to a number of veteran fishermen, but none quite as talented and charismatic as the ‘Ika-oji’, or ‘Squid Prince’! Find out more about how he has earned this nick-name as the ‘Squid Prince’ takes you on a guided tour of the local fish market, including the chance to watch the daily seafood auction up close! Miyako City is quite unique in that there are actually two auctions held at the fish market every day – one in the early, early morning and another in the afternoon. It is very rare to experience a seafood auction without having to get up at the crack of dawn!  

After the auction, the ‘Squid Prince’ will share with you some of his expert knowledge of unique Japanese fishing methods and issues faced by the fishing industry in Japan, before the chance to try some of the tasty local marine products for yourself!

OUTLINE

As it is called 'squid prince' takes you to the authentic fish auction site.You can stand very close to the fish brokers who are participating in the auction.

Tour Highlights:
✔ 'Squid prince' takes you to the authentic fish auction site!
✔ You can stand very close to the fish brokers participating in the auction.
✔ Learn the unique Japanese fishing method and the problems of the fishing industry in Japan.
✔ Have a chance to enjoy fresh marine products!

As it is called 'squid prince' takes you to the authentic fish auction site.You can stand very close to the fish brokers who are participating in the auction.Not only that, 'squid prince' teaches you about the unique Japanese fishing method and The problems of the fishing industry in Japan.After the lesson, you have a chance to enjoy fresh marine products!

What’s Included

-English-speaking guide
-Insurance

Not included

- Anything not included in the above 'included' list.

Meeting place

TOUR COURSE

13:00-15:00

Local fishing legend ‘Ika-oji’ or ‘Squid Prince’ will take you on a guided tour of the local fish market in Miyako City, including the chance to watch the exciting daily auction. Miyako City is quite unique in that there are actually two auctions held everyday – early in the morning and also in the afternoon. It is very rare to experience a seafood auction without having to get up at the crack of dawn! 



Read more about Fish Market Adventure 2020 – Iwate Prefecture – https://www.viator.com/tours/Iwate-Prefecture/Fish-Market-Adventure/d50147-238553P1#?mcid=56757

around 14:00
After the auction, the ‘Squid Prince’ will share with you some of his expert knowledge of unique Japanese fishing methods and issues faced by the fishing industry in Japan, before the chance to try some of the tasty local marine products for yourself!
 
 
Additional Info Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
Not wheelchair accessible
Near public transportation
Most travelers can participate
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate.

TOUR DETAILS

Where
Miyako Fish Market
Time
2 to 3 hours
Size
4~10
Price
12000JPY~(with TAX) (※approx. 120 USD)
Sign-up Deadline
Reservations accepted up to one month prior to tour.
Tour maximum frequency is one day per week.
Rental available boots and hats.
Cancellation Policy
The cancellation fee will be required in accordance with the policy below. Up to three days prior, no cancellation fee. Two days prior: 20% Day before: 30% On the day: 100%

TOUR PLAN

Basic Plan

Price 12000JPY~(with TAX)

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12000JPY~(with TAX)

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