The flea market is just outside the ticket gate. About 300 shops await you. The shops come from all over the country and have the treasures you are searching for such as old furniture, calligraphy, hanging scrolls, pottery, crafts, cloths, western antiques etc. that were used in the Meiji, Taisho, and Showa periods. Beginners and collectors alike will be satisfied with the “Yamato Antique Flea Market.” It also receives many foreign visitors. It is held from 6am to 4pm rain or shine.