A feast for the eyes (and stomach)

Nishiki Market was the ideal place to sample what Kyoto had to offer. From a variety of foods, to kitchenware and clothing, this long line of stalls had it all. I was there to taste the food after reading Bama’s blog on this very market.

Nishiki Markets, Kyoto
Nishiki market thoroughfare

When I arrived, I was starving and soon spied tempting treats. Seafood on a stick, octopus and dried okra chips I had to try.

Baby octopus, Nishiki Market, Kyoto
Baby octopus

At times it was difficult to navigate the pathway that stretched across several blocks because it was so crowded, but being in Japan, no one pushed.