What to See & Do


Sakai Fishing Port

Buy, Eat and See Fresh Japanese Seafood

This is one of Japan’s leading fishing ports for catching Matsuba crab – the king of taste in San’in in winter – and tuna. The port currently boasts the leading amount of crab caught in Japan. It accounts for an 80% share of the market in Japan for the processing of red snow crabs. You can buy freshly caught fish at bargain prices in the market. The surrounding area is lined with restaurants where you can eat this fresh seafood. The tour of the fishing port is also very popular. You can enjoy seeing the catches of marine products and the area where auctions/bids are actually done while listening to the Sakaiminato Fish Guide.

Basic Information
Address 9 Showa-machi, Sakaiminato-shi, Tottori
Telephone Number 0859-44-6668 (Sakaiminato Fisheries Promotion Association)
Business Hours Differs by facility
Closed Days Differs by facility
Price and Admission Differs by facility
Directions Approx. 25 minutes by car from Yonago IC on the Yonago Expressway
Approx. 5 minutes by car from JR Sakaiminato Station