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Tsukiji: From fish market to food theme park

Tokyo plans to turn the site into a transport hub for the Olympics first

Tokyo plans to redevelop the popular Tsukiji fish market after the 2020 Olympics. © Reuters

TOKYO -- The fate of Tokyo's famous Tsukiji fish market is finally coming into focus now that the city's governor, Yuriko Koike, has approved the historic venue's hotly contested relocation. The Nikkei has learned that Tokyo's plans for the site include building a temporary transportation depot for Olympic athletes during the 2020 games. Here is a recap of the relocation saga.

Q: Why is the Tsukiji fish market being relocated?

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