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Garak Market Seoul Korea

On October 20, 2011 By
Garak Market Seoul Korea

Garak Market in Seoul opened in 1985. Garak Market is a large wholesale food market (543,451 m2) that is open to the public. The prices at Garak Market are considerably cheaper than supermarkets and the more you buy the cheaper they get. Garak Market is located just outside Garak Market station in huge warehouses. The [...]

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Noryangjin Fish Market Seoul

On October 3, 2011 By
Noryangjin Fish Market Seoul

Noryangjin Fish Market is located in Seoul near to Noryangjin station, south of the Hangang River. Noryangjin is one of the largest Fish markets in Korea and is open 24 hours a day all year round. The market is easy to access as it is connected to Noryangjin station. In the early hours of the [...]

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Coex Shopping Mall Seoul

On September 28, 2011 By
Coex Shopping Mall Seoul

Coex Mall in Seoul is the largest underground shopping mall in Asia. Coex Mall is located in downtown Seoul in the Gangnam area. There are over 250 stores located in Coex Mall with many famous brand stores. There are all different types of stores located in Coex Mall such as clothes stores, cosmetic stores, souvenir [...]

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Shinpo Market Incheon

On September 22, 2011 By
Dongincheon Shinpo Market

Shinpo Market is located in Incheon and is an old market that dates back to the 1890′s. Incheon port was one of the ports that was first forcefully opened up to foreigners for trade in the late 19th century by the Japanese. The opening of the ports brought a lot of trade / visitors and [...]

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Sorae Pogu Fish Market in Incheon

On September 22, 2011 By
Sorae Pogu Fish Market in Incheon

Sorae Pogu Market in Incheon is located at Sorae port. The area was originally a small fishing village but it quickly expanded with the development of the nations largest salt field in the 1930′s and the opening of the Incheon – Suwon railroad. The market still has the feel of an old fishing village despite [...]

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Markets in Busan

On September 14, 2011 By
jagalchi fish market

In Busan there are a whole range of unique markets to visit. The markets have been running for hundreds of years and Busan being a port city attracted a lot of foreign buyers. The markets expanded greatly during the Korean War as Busan was one of the few cities that was not invaded or destroyed. [...]

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Gukje Market Busan

On September 14, 2011 By
Gukeje Market Busan

Gukje Market is located in Busan near Jagalchi station, line 2. The market is quite big and is comparable to Namdaemun Market in Seoul. You really can find anything you need at this market. The market offers many goods from electronic items, home appliances, clothing, fish, fruit and vegetables. Gukje Market [...]

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Haeundae Market Busan

On September 13, 2011 By
Haeundae Market in Busan

Haeundae market is a local market located near Haeundae Beach and station. The market which is located near to the sea has a variety of fish on sale alongside meat, fruit, clothes and many other things. The market is popular with people who go to Haeundae Beach. It can feel quite refreshing to walk around [...]

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Jagalchi Fish Market Busan

On September 13, 2011 By
jagalchi fish market

Jagalchi Fish Market in Busan is the largest fish market in Korea. The market is located beside Nampo Port which means the fish can be delivered quickly and kept fresh. The market is famous as many elderly woman run the fish stands and have done so since the men were off fighting in the Korean [...]

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Markets in Seoul

On September 8, 2011 By
Dongdaemun Market

You can find just about anything at markets in Seoul. There are tons of markets to choose from with each specializing in a certain area while offering all the usual products that you expect to find at a market. The prices at markets are cheaper than supermarkets and shopping centres and if your bargaining skills [...]

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Yangnyeongsi Market Seoul

On August 30, 2011 By
Entrance Gate at Yangnyeongsi Market Seoul

Yangnyeong Market Seoul is a herbal medicine district located west of Dongdaemun station at Jegi-dong station. Yangnyeong Market is located in the Jegi area where Bojewon was located. Bojewon was a medical institution area set up 600 years ago during the Joseon Dynasty by the King’s command. Bojewon was a place where people could get [...]

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Dapsimni Antique Market

On August 25, 2011 By
dapsimni antique market seoul

Dapsimni Antique Shopping Mall is an area around Dapsimni station that specializes in antiques. The antique shops are located in many buildings in the area but nearly all of them are concentrated into 3 buildings called 2-Dong Town, 5-Dong Town and 6-Dong Town. Here you can pick up antique and vintage items. Outside the stores [...]

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Seoul Folk Flea Market

On August 25, 2011 By
Seoul Folk Flea Market

Seoul Folk Flea Market opened on April 26th, 2008. The flea market has an interesting history. It first began in 1950′s along the Cheonggyecheon Stream in central Seoul. The Government of Seoul decided to cover up the filthy river and make express roads through the area. The local street vendors weren’t [...]

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Jungbu Market

On August 24, 2011 By
Jungbu Market

Jungbu Market is Korea’s biggest stock-fish market. The market opened in 1957. Jungbu Market specializes in dried fish, other dried items, seaweed and traditional Korean sweets. The market is located in Jung-gu between Namdaemun Market and Dongdaemun market. All products at Jungbu Market are delivered directly to the market from their place of origin, keeping [...]

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Hongdae Free Market

On August 24, 2011 By
Hongdae Free Market

Hongdae Free Market is an open air market in Hongdae Park. The market was set up in 2002 as part of cultural events celebrating the Japan – Korea World Cup. The name Free Market probably comes from the fact that to Koreans, Flea and Free sound the same. The market is located in a small [...]

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Dongdaemun Market

On August 24, 2011 By
Dongdaemun Market

Dongdaemun Market was set up in the early 20th Century. Like Namdaemun Market it is built nearby an old fortress wall gate. Dongdaemun means east gate in Korean. Some of the best bargains can be found at Dongdaemun Market. Dongdaemun Market is also called Dongdaemun Fashion Town and the latest fashions [...]

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Namdaemun Market

On August 24, 2011 By
namdaemun market

Namdaemun Market is an open-air market with over 10,000 shops located in the centre of Seoul. In fact it is located just around the corner from Namdaemun Gate. Namdaemun Gate is an old fortress wall gate that is listed as a National Treasure No.1 of South Korea. Namdaemun [...]

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