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Gukje Market, Busan

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Gukje Market maintains traditional marketplace atmosphere, owing to its history as a place where refugees of the Korean War earned a living selling basic goods. Make your way through the alleyways, observing how locals shop and browsing the large array of items, both new and used, on offer. Perhaps the biggest draw for foreigners, though, remains the many food stalls and restaurants for sampling Korean fare. Make Gukje Market part of your personalized Busan itinerary using our Busan trip itinerary planner.
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  • It was worried because it was not always stayed shuttle stops at this time when the port of call on the cruise ship, I went the confusing side streets of the market place to get lost.
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  • It's very hot from early to late, and there's a lot of traditional snacks and restaurants, and all the big sporting goods and makeup here, it's delicious.
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  • There's a row of eomok stalls for people to taste test before purchase. Which is ideal to select soft yet chewy fish cakes. Some were just rubbery hard. Perhaps the winter temperatures had somewhat to...  more »
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  • This is where they filmed the movie Gukjesijang! There’s a lot to see and good place to pick up souvenirs. The seafood market is near by. There are a lot of street food vendors near here! Everyone is super friendly. Tends to be crowded on weekends. Be prepared to walk a lot and eat a lot.
  • A lot of things sale in here. But the price little expensive than internet. But u can windows shopping in here and buy some merchandise special from Korea likes seaweed, spoon n chopsticks etc
  • Dropped by because my daughter wanted to have Sinchang Toast (near to section 3). It's bigger than i thought, there are 5 sections. Do spend time at Gukje food street opposite, you will be able to find local foods.
  • Be prepared to spend some time at this market, it has so much to browse and shop for! I got all of my souvenir shopping done here and you can haggle the prices. The location is also near Bupyeong Market, which is a night market selling just as much but street food. So get your shopping done during the day and eat your fill at night!
  • A great local shopping area that just goes on and on. This is very much for the locals but easy to loose an hour or so walking around the many alleyways. If you like street food there is a street full of little stalls where you sit on tiny stools and eat food cooked in front of you.

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