Lastly, the official relocation of Tsukijis much-loved fish market has actually been chosen and will certainly move to its brand-new location in Toyosu on October 11, as mentioned by Tokyos Governor Koike-san. At first planned for late 2016, the relocate to the new site suffered several problems after it was discovered that the new field in Toyosu was built on contaminated soil, which caused numerous rumors and also grievances from neighborhood fishmongers.
Ms Yuriko Koike who won the popular vote in mid-July 2016, surrendered from Abes cabinet and also came to be Tokyos Mayor. Because entering into power, she made the very questionable choice to place all moving intends on hold up until a thorough examination and also tidy up of the website in Toyosu could be completed.
Presently, Tsukiji Fish Market, which has actually functioned since the mid-1930s, is house to over 400 varieties of seafood and greater than 200 sort of vegetables and fruits which are traded every day. It is renowned for its early trading, specifically on tuna auctions, which are a famous phenomenon for several visitors. The marketplaces are likewise often visited by both citizens and also tourists alike, that seek the taste of freshly ready and also offered sushi.
As the centers progressively aged, most of the regional store owners, fish dealers and also customers increased concerns as to the durability of the center, in case of a quake, or due to using asbestos. This motivated the consideration and also preparation of a newer, bigger and also a lot more durable venue to be built, and hence Toyosu came to be the brand-new site.
The relocate 2018 is expected to give adequate time for the prep work of the 2020 Olympics and the planned transport hub offering the brand-new site. The brand-new area in Toyosu will certainly be surrounded by several various other dining establishments and also stores, which is keyed to act as a new prominent hub for tourists and locals.