TOKYO -- The governor's new plan to both relocate Tokyo's famed Tsukiji wholesale market and redevelop the existing site into a food "wonderland" chases two seemingly contradictory objectives -- at a potentially draining financial cost.
Gov. Yuriko Koike told a news conference Tuesday that she had given the go-ahead for the market to be moved to the nearby Toyosu waterfront, after putting the relocation on pause last year for further study. The old site will be remade into a combined market and "food theme park" that will capitalize on the brand power and unique appeal of the Tsukiji area, she said.
By continuing to browse this website, you accept cookies which are used for several reasons such as personalizing content/ads and analyzing how this website is used. Please review our
to learn how you can update your cookie settings.