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Tsukiji Wholesale Fish Market (30 images)

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Tsukiji market is the largest wholesale fish market in the world.It began operation, in its present location, in 1935 and is where a majority of the seafood consumed by Japan is traded. The day starts early with tuna auctions that have in recent years become a draw for tourists. Tourist numbers and their effects on the day to day running of the market have necessitated closing the market to all tourism on occasion and the introduction of a quota system for visitors who want to watch the...
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