The Shiogama Seafood Wholesale Market is one of Japan’s leading areas in terms of the size of its fresh tuna catch. The market has about 115 specialty fish shops together with 5 dining facilities. Shiogama Seafood Wholesale Market offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy seafood in their preferred style. They are free to buy the seafood of their choice and create an original seafood rice bowl for themselves, a “my kaisendon.” The site has a self-serve grill area, where customers are free to cook up and eat ingredients they have bought at the market. It also has cafeterias serving dishes made using local seasonal ingredients.