Tokyo’s famed Tsukiji fishmarket holds last auction before move

A wholesaler checks the quality of fresh tuna displayed at the last tuna auctions at the Tsukiji fish market before it moves to the new Toyosu market in Tokyo, Japan, October 6, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo’s famed Tsukiji market, the world’s largest fishmarket and a major tourist attraction, held its final tuna auction on Saturday before a controversial move to a new site next week. Hundreds of fishmongers are packing up and preparing to leave Tsukiji for a gleaming new $5 billion market set to open on […]

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