A Northern market where booming voices echo ---
Touch seafood fresh from the sea, and feel the lively atmosphere of Hachinohe.
Shiei Gyosai Kouri Shijo (Market)
A public market in front of Mutsu-minato Station on the JR Hachinohe Line. A wide variety of fresh seafood such as squid, sardines as well as flatfish and processed products are displayed on the shelves. The market is open from Monday through Saturday every week. A Sunday Fresh Morning Market is held on the first Sunday of each month.
- Business Hours: 3:00a.m.~
- Closed on Sundays, the second Saturday of every month, and January 1st and 2nd.
- TEL 0178-33-7242
Mutsuminato Ekimae Asaichi (morning market)
One of the best-known morning markets in Hachinohe City. Streets in front of Mutsu-minato Station on the JR Hachinohe Line are lined with shops that open from around 3:00a.m. in the morning. The shelves of the shops are filled with various products, such as fish fresh from the sea nearby, dried fish, grilled fish, vegetables and fruits. Visitors enjoy friendly conversation with women of the shops, who are called "mothers of the market (isaba no katcha)."
- Closed on Sundays and January 1 & 2. The second Saturday of every month.
A general food retail center where a whole range of Hachinohe’s spacialties are sold, including fresh seafood that has just been landed at Hachinohe Port, dried goods and rare delicacies. Besides the restaurant alley crowded with restaurants that serve fresh seafood, “Shichirin Mura (brazier village)” where seafood can be bought, grilled and eaten right on the spot, is also a major tourist attraction.
- Business Hours:Market:9:00-18:00,
Restaurant Alley:9:00-19:30, Kitchen Stadium:9:00-21:00
- Closed on Wednesdays January 1st
(Kitchen Stadium is open year-round)
- TEL 0178-28-9311
Local industry Promotion Center,located by the East Exit of JR Hachinohe Station.You Tree offers a wide range of specialties from around Hachinohe City and Aomori Prefecture, including processed marine products and traditional handicrafts.
- Business Hours:9:00-19:00
- Closed on December 31
- TEL 0178-27-2227
Minato Nichiyo Asaichi・Umino Asaichi(morning market)
A morning market held every Sundy at Tatehana Quay, about 3km away from the city’s central area. Around 300street stalls open every time,and many shoppers frequent the market.
(Closed from January through the middle of March)