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Jagalchi Market, Busan

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Indulge in seafood galore at Jagalchi Market, Korea's premier fish market. Located at the end of a port, the market features stands full of flopping fish, eels, crabs, and mollusks as far as the eye can see. Observe record-breaking fish gutters and choppers, and sample freshly made seafood dishes in tented eateries (pojangmacha), where roasted sea eels hold pride of place. Set in a large building with an observation deck on the top, the market has two sections, one for fresh seafood and the other for dried products--perfect for taking home. An information center with English-speaking staff provides maps. To visit Jagalchi Market on your trip to Busan, use our Busan vacation planner .
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  • When I went I found that did not have a very nice look the part of the market itself, and on the first floor people eating there were planks as tables and sooooo, all were different restaurants in a hall, had the menus, found me very expensive and in addition is a l ugar if or whether to ask several things and share. There are also many restaurants in the surrounding streets, no need to enter...
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  • Very interesting and busy market. Here you will see all possible strange creatures from the deep seas next to the normal catch. Some of the fish are still living; others are cleaned for the knowing cu...  more »
  • The typical fish market in Busan as saying: If you often eat sashimi Center goes off where the gourd's but even though their bargaining as fun and take calculated and, especially, the second floor if 1 per 4000 circle grooming session. And the second floor is dried fish Chop Shop to buy them each a la Jung-dried fish.
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  • South Korea's second largest dish market. Definitely a must visit site for many reasons. It is very impressive, you can buy high quality seafood, and you can also eat at one of the many seafood restaurants there. Just be careful what you are ordering because the restaurateurs have a tendency to bring you more than you ask.
  • Super interesting to walk through this fish market. Lots of restaurants and shops to buy fresh or dried fish from. Be prepared for the smell and some gross sites.
  • I had never seen a fish market with sea water constantly running through the tanks and back to the ocean. I guess it can't be fresher than that! The building has a rooftop terrace with great views of the sea and the city. Definitely worth it.
  • There's many seafood stalls there vying for tourists. Interesting to see so many types of fresh seafood options n fishes. have lunch at the nearby restaurants.
  • For seafood lovers a must go place. You may buy the fish, crab or shells on ground floor fresh from the tank and get them prepared one floor higher for 5000 KRW.
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