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Yobuko Morning Market

Yobukocho Yobuko, Karatsu 847-0303, Saga Prefecture
+81 955-82-3426
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Be Early

It's best if you arrived before 9-10 am. We reached around 11.30 am and some of the stalls are... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Shyr Yong N
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Singapore, Singapore
Large variety

Snack on the way from the taste offerings! Although most of the stands offer fish food, there are... read more

Reviewed May 12, 2018
dbs253
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Sydney, Australia
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good48%
  • Average30%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
May 12, 2018
“Large variety”
Dec 25, 2017
“Not that many shops open on Sun”
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Yobukocho Yobuko, Karatsu 847-0303, Saga Prefecture
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Reviewed yesterday

It's best if you arrived before 9-10 am. We reached around 11.30 am and some of the stalls are already closing.

Thank Shyr Yong N
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Snack on the way from the taste offerings! Although most of the stands offer fish food, there are also art and crafts shops.

Thank dbs253
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Heard that it was one of the top morning markets in Japan, but coming here on Christmas Eve morning (Sun) did not give me that impression. There were not that many street vendors and some of the shops also were closed. Generally it was rather...More

1  Thank Peter C
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

It was our second trip to Fukuoka and so we decided to be a little more adventurous. Yobuko was the first of two day trips (Yanagawa tomorrow). We set off from Fukuoka city center at 8 am, took the subway + JR (45 mins combined)...More

3  Thank RM303
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

This market is all about the local catch so be prepared to see (and smell) a lot of squid. Was there on a Sunday morning so there was a big happy weekend crowd. Stallholders were happy to let me take pictures of various interesting and...More

Thank Deb B
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

We visited on a rainy morning and arrived at a deserted market. Not sure if stores and sellers decided to pull out because of the rain, but hardly any stores were open. Of the few that were open, they were selling a variety of seafood...More

1  Thank Sherry T
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Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

This place is worth the drive! - Highly recommend to get there by 9am to enjoy the street lined with morning makeshift stalls. Quite an interesting experience. A must try is the octopus balls and freshly opened Uni saahimi at Yen400 and you can literally...More

3  Thank Sophia Y
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Reviewed 26 May 2016

The harbour is magical with fisher men's boats lined up bobbing about. We saw men sitting repairing nets. The market is full of squid and fish. Little English spoken but people were so delightfully friendly and offered these tastings. One lady's stall had succulent oily...More

1  Thank Anne H
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

The morning market in Yobuko is very famous as one of the biggest three markets in Japan. It opens every morning from 8am to noon. However half of stalls close around 10.30am. you should come to the market in early morning, if you want to...More

2  Thank mat_mak
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Reviewed 12 March 2016

Squid is huge there, you can find it in both dried and fresh forms. There are stalls that sell fresh seafood, like sea urchins, oysters. We tried the oyster as the shop have a self-service grilling station. I was expecting a more lively, jam-packed market....More

2  Thank jingjo j
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