Minamichita-Town Minamichita Toyohama Fish Garden (Toyohama Sakana Hiroba)
Shop for fresh sea produce at Aichi Prefecture's largest fishery by volume of catch
Toyohama Fishery Port is located in the southern tip of Chita Peninsula. Here, the land embraces the sea forming a natural cove that has prospered as a highly producing fishery since the times of ancient Japan, when the area was also called Susa-no-Ura, or Susa-no-Irie (Inlet of Susa), feature in the old Man-yo poems.
The Toyohama Fish Garden is a lively market located at the very center of this fishery port's area, and everyday offers freshly caught fish, shellfish and other sea produce. Here, visitors are able to both shop for the delicious items on sale or taste exquisite sea food at the many vendors lining up their goods. Some shops deal with dried fish, which can be sent by parcel to home or to your staying hotel, allowing for some extra purchases without fearing the baggage burden. When in Minamichita, make sure to check this widely popular and interesting place!