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Sunday Market, Kochi

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Explore the sights and smells found in 1.3 km (0.8 mi) of traditional Japanese market space at Sunday Market. Having run every Sunday since 1690, the eastern side of the market stocks varied and fresh local produce, providing you with ample opportunities to experience the tastes and smells distinctive to the region. Don't be afraid to ask to try something if you're interested, as the friendly and accommodating vendors will likely say yes. Moving onwards to the western end of the street, you'll begin to see handicrafts and antiques, making it a good spot for souvenir hunters to get stuck in. Consider starting on the east side and journeying through the market to end up at the picturesque Kochi Castle. Make Sunday Market part of your personalized Kochi itinerary using our Kochi trip planner.
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  • For a couple years I used to live a few miles away from Kochi City, and once every month or two I'd ride the streetcar in to check out the Sunday market. There are fruits and vegetables for sale...  more »
  • It was my luck that I stay at a hotel next to this market. It is like a few streets long, and they sell mainly food, mainly home made, plants/flowers, antiques ceramics, vegetables fresh from the...  more »
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  • Love the Sunday market! It's always full of fresh local products and handcraft from local craftsmen. Kōchi people are really amazing and so are the local products!
  • Best place to do your weekly vegetable shop in Kochi. Also lovely local crafts, houseplants, kakigori etc.

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