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Tongin Market (통인시장)

Tongin Market (통인시장)

130528     2020-07-06

18, Jahamun-ro 15-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-722-0911

Tongin Market dates back to June 1941, as a public market set up for Japanese residents near the Hyoja-dong neighborhood when Korea was still under Japanese rule. After the Korean War, the nation experienced a swift rise in population, which led to a natural increase in consumption and demand. As a result the area’s street vendors and stores used the former Tongin Market area as their marketplace. Now, Tongin Market consists of 75 stores, most of which are restaurants and grocery stores. There are also some shops selling manufactured goods like underwear and shoes.

Bangsan Wholsale Market (방산 종합시장)

Bangsan Wholsale Market (방산 종합시장)

41827     2020-07-06

20, Dongho-ro 37-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
+82-2-2268-6691

Bangsan Market is a wholesale market with approximately 250 stores that sells packaging and promotional materials. The market was popular with patissiers in the past and is currently more famous for being a bakery street.

Gwangyang Cheong Maesil Farm (광양 청매실농원)

Gwangyang Cheong Maesil Farm (광양 청매실농원)

1277     2020-07-03

55, Jimak 1-gil, Gwangyang-si, Jeollanam-do
+82-61-772-4066

Located at the foot Baekunsan Mountain with water of Seomjingang River flowing nearby, Gwangyang Cheong Maesil Farm offers a perfect setting for visitors to enjoy the scenery and the healthy food of maesil. With various maesil related food including side dishes as well as jam, jelly and traditional food, visitors can buy freshly made food on-site or through phone or internet.

Eunhaeng-dong Euneungjeongi Culture Street (은행동 으능정이 문화의거리)

Eunhaeng-dong Euneungjeongi Culture Street (은행동 으능정이 문화의거리)

21953     2020-07-03

170, Jungang-ro, Jung-gu, Daejeon
+82-42-226-9100

Euneungjeongi Culture Street in Eunhaeng-dong in downtown Daejeon is the fashion epicenter of Daejeon and is comparable to the famed Myeong-dong shopping district in Seoul. Packed with plenty of things to see, eat, and enjoy, the street is bursting with the lively vigor of the street’s young shoppers. In addition to landmarks like the Dongbaek branch of the Galleria Department Store, the brisk economy of the area has picked up thanks to the addition of wedding shops and other business. Easily accessible via public transportation, traffic on the street is limited to create a safer environment for visitors to enjoy the thriving street culture.

Jeonju Nambu Traditional Market (전주 남부시장)

Jeonju Nambu Traditional Market (전주 남부시장)

24569     2020-07-03

63, Pungnammun 2-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do
+82-63-284-1344

Jeonju Nambu Traditional Market opened as a regular public market in 1905 at the site of the Joseon-era Nammunbakk Market, located just outside the Southern gate to the city. Currently the market is comprised of about 800 stores with 1,200 workers selling vegetables, fruits, food, dried fish, furniture, silk goods, and general goods.

The market was revitalized with the creation of the Youth Market, located in the previously empty shops on the second floor of 6-dong. An influx of young shopkeepers and entrepreneurs has given the marketplace an exciting vibe like that found in Hongdae or Samcheong-dong.

The night market held on Fridays and Saturdays also draws in many visitors with a multitude of delicious treats, ranging from traditional dishes such as nokdujeon (mung bean pancake) to fusion treats like bibimbap served in rice paper like a spring roll.

Incheon Complex Fish Market (인천종합어시장)

Incheon Complex Fish Market (인천종합어시장)

21859     2020-07-03

37, Yeonanbudu-ro 33beon-gil, Jung-gu, Incheon
+82-32-888-4241~3

Incheon Complex Fish Market is located at the coastal wharf, which is a major tourist attraction in Incheon City. The market sells fresh marine products caught by local fishermen from the coast near the Yellow Sea.

Busan Renecite (부산 르네시떼)

Busan Renecite (부산 르네시떼)

6579     2020-07-03

7, Gwangjang-ro, Sasang-gu, Busan
+82-51-319-5000

The name "Renecite" gets its name from French, combining the words renê, meaning "reborn", and citê, meaning "city". Its products range from clothes to luxury goods like jewelry, electronic goods, computers, and even furniture. There is a food court as well for famished shoppers. Overall, Renecite is a one-stop shopping mall equipped with excellent facilities to bring more enjoyment to visitors' shopping experiences.

Entas Duty Free (엔타스면세점)

Entas Duty Free (엔타스면세점)

17318     2020-07-03

186, Yeongjonghaeannam-ro 321beon-gil, Jung-gu, Incheon
+82-1644-0159

Entas Duty Free is Incheon’s representative duty free shop, with locations in downtown Incheon, Incheon Port and Incheon Airport. The main branch in Unseo-dong is the only duty free shop within the city, offering shopping, culture, and food at one spot to serve tourists with special services and a convenient duty free shopping environment.

Hyundai Premium Outlet - Gimpo Branch (현대 프리미엄아울렛 김포점)

Hyundai Premium Outlet - Gimpo Branch (현대 프리미엄아울렛 김포점)

55135     2020-07-03

100, Arayuk-ro 152beon-gil, Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do
+82-31-812-2233

Housing multiple brands and showcasing the latest fashion trends, Hyundai Premium Outlet at Gimpo consists of 230 premium brands altogether. Located conveniently near public transportation stops, Hyundai Department Store is seeking to serve both local and international visitors with lots of attractions.

Goto Mall - Gangnam Terminal Underground Shopping Center (고투몰 (강남터미널 지하도상가))

Goto Mall - Gangnam Terminal Underground Shopping Center (고투몰 (강남터미널 지하도상가))

119827     2020-07-02

jiha 200, Sinbanpo-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul
+82-2-535-8182

Gangnam Terminal Underground Shopping Center is often called "Goto mall" in short, and is connected to one of the major subway transfer stations at which Seoul subway lines 3, 7 and 9 operate. Over 600 stores are lined up on both sides of the two long, parallel corridors featuring clothing, fashion accessories, interior products, flowers and dining.

Lotte Outlet - Buyeo Branch (롯데아울렛 부여점)

2617     2020-07-02

387, Baekjemun-ro, Buyeo-gun, Chungcheongnam-do
+82-41-435-2500

The Buyeo branch of Lotte Outlet is located beside Baekje Cultural Land, the representative cultural theme park of Baekje, an ancient kingdom of Korea. It is the largest distribution outlet branch in Chungcheongnam-do. The Buyeo branch of Lotte Outlet contains over 160 famous brands offering a wide range of the highest quality goods at 30-70% discount all year round. It also holds various events and promotions (including Lotte Point membership mileage) for a greater customer experience.

Daejeon Jungang Market (대전 중앙시장)

28329     2020-07-02

783, Daejeon-ro, Dong-gu, Daejeon
+82-2-226-0319

Daejeon Jungang Market is a large comprehensive market consisting of many smaller markets including the Jungang Comprehensive Market, Jungang Arcade Market, Jayu Wholesale Market, New Jungang Market, and Jungang Wholesale Market. Daejeon Jungang Market is located in downtown Dong-gu and is one of the most famous traditional markets in the city. The market has many different sections (dried seafood street, hardware street, fish street, herbal medicine street, hanbok street, delicacy street, etc.) which stretch all the way from Daejeon Station to the banks of the Daejeoncheon Stream.