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Gijang Market (부산 기장시장)

Gijang Market (부산 기장시장)

23927     2020-06-24

16, Eumnae-ro 104beon-gil, Gijang-gun, Busan
+82-51-721-3963

Gijang Market is an outdoor market selling various products including fishery and agricultural products. It features seasonal fishery products. Seaweed and anchovy are available in spring, while cutlass fish is famous in autumn. The cutlass fish sold during the two months before and after Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving) are known across the country for their extraordinary taste. Reasonable prices attract customers to this market, because prices here are even lower than that of the Korea’s largest seafood market, Jagalchi Market.

Bongpyeong 5-day Market (봉평5일장/봉평시장 (2, 7 일))

Bongpyeong 5-day Market (봉평5일장/봉평시장 (2, 7 일))

7180     2020-06-18

14-1, Dongijangteo-gil, Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do
+82-33-336-9987

Bongpyeong Market opens on days with '2' and '7' with the interval of five days.  One can imagine as the protagonist in the famous novel by Lee Hyo-seok 'When the Buckwheat Blossoms' as he or she goes through the market. Recently, memil without fail, has been the top product in the market. From Memil Mak-guksu (buckwheat noodles), Memil-buchim (buckwheat pancake), Memil-jeonbyeong (buckwheat crepe), Memil-Jjinbbang (buckwheat steamed bun), Tojong Memil-Sundae, Memil Guksu-Jeongol (buckwheat noodles hotpot), Memil Namu Bibimbap and more, a variety of buckwheat-related foods can be found in this market.

Gwangmyeong Traditional Market (광명전통시장)

Gwangmyeong Traditional Market (광명전통시장)

13668     2020-06-18

17-5, Gwangi-ro 13beon-gil, Gwangmyeong-si, Gyeonggi-do
+82-2-2614-0006

Gwangmyeong Market can trace its origins back to the early 1970s as a small five-day market, meaning it opened once every five days. Now with more than 350 stalls and stores, Gwangmyeong Market is the most famous of Gyeonggi-do’s three major traditional markets. Through large scale remodeling, the market has become a pleasant and convenient place to shop, not unlike more modern grocery stores.

Dongdaemun Shopping Complex - Accessory Shops (동대문종합시장 악세사리상가)

Dongdaemun Shopping Complex - Accessory Shops (동대문종합시장 악세사리상가)

53487     2020-06-18

266, Jong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-2262-0114

As one of the largest markets in Asia, Dongdaemun Shopping Complex boasts huge accessory shops. Most of the handmade accessories in Korea are distributed here. Colorful accessories with unique designs are available at inexpensive prices.

Dongdaemun Shopping Complex (Hanbok Shops) (동대문종합시장 한복상가)

Dongdaemun Shopping Complex (Hanbok Shops) (동대문종합시장 한복상가)

47603     2020-06-18

266, Jong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-2262-0114

As one of the largest markets in Asia, Dongdaemun Shopping Complex boasts huge hanbok shops. Most of the hanbok in Korea are distributed there. It offers a wide array of hanbok from traditional hanbok to modernized hanbok in addition to accessories and clothing materials. Dongdaemun Shopping Complex is a popular spot among international tourists who want to experience traditional Korean culture and purchase various souvenirs.

Seoul Jungbu Market (서울중부시장)

Seoul Jungbu Market (서울중부시장)

26202     2020-06-18

35, Eulji-ro 36-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
+82-2-2267-5617

At Jungbu Market, a wide assortment of dried food such as laver, seaweed, anchovies, yellow corbinas, squid, pollack, and dried filefish fillets are available at low prices. Known for both wholesale and retail sales, Jungbu Market offers goods at prices 20-30% lower than those found at other markets.

Each store only sells one or two types of seafood products, allowing for easy price comparison and top quality goods. Popular products include dried filefish fillets, laver, and Pollack. As of late, processed food has also started to make its way into the market.

The market is also a popular site for buying food items used in ancestral rites and general home goods. The market opens at 4am and most stores close around 5pm. By 6pm the market grounds are quiet and inactive, so make sure to go before 3pm so that you have enough time to shop and look around.

SM Duty Free - Incheon Airport Branch (SM면세점 (인천공항점))

SM Duty Free - Incheon Airport Branch (SM면세점 (인천공항점))

14722     2020-06-17

271, Gonghang-ro, Jung-gu, Incheon
+82-1522-0800

SM Duty Free - Incheon Airport Branch is conveniently located in Arrival and Departure of Terminal 1 and Departure of Terminal 2.

Daegu Grand Hotel Duty Free (대구그랜드호텔 면세점)

Daegu Grand Hotel Duty Free (대구그랜드호텔 면세점)

8092     2020-06-17

305, Dongdaegu-ro, Suseong-gu, Daegu
+82-53-251-2000

Grand Duty Free at Daegu Grand Hotel is the first duty free shop in downtown Daegu and operates duty free shopping at Daegu Airport as well as an online shop. The shop provides international luxury brand items and local specialties at great prices.

Shilla I'Park Duty Free (신라아이파크면세점)

Shilla I'Park Duty Free (신라아이파크면세점)

11397     2020-06-17

55, Hangang-daero 23-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
+82-1688-8800

Shilla I'Park Duty Free is located within Yongsan's I'Park Mall, offering multiple luxury and imported brands in fashion, cosmetics, food and more (over 550 international brands). Aiming to be a 'premium lifestyle shopping destination' for all domestic and international visitors, the store is connected to restaurants, electronic department, movie theater and other convenient facilities.

IFC Mall (IFC몰)

IFC Mall (IFC몰)

27505     2020-06-17

10, Gukjegeumyung-ro, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul
+82-2-6137-5000

IFC Mall is designed by the world-reknown architecture and interior design company Benoy, featuring an exquisite atmosphere overall and presenting brand shops according to its unique characteristic and image. The glass pavilion lets in plenty of natural light, allowing a pleasant shopping experience.
Some of the noteworthy fashion brands featured by IFC Mall includes H&M, Hollister, Uniqlo, and ZARA.

Starfield COEX Mall (스타필드 코엑스몰)

Starfield COEX Mall (스타필드 코엑스몰)

176895     2020-06-16

513, Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
+82-2-6002-5300

Starfield COEX Mall reopened on November 27, 2014 after the completion of a large-scale renovation. World-renowned architectural firm Gensler worked to create a vision for change largely centered around a concept called "The Unfolding Sky." With five uniquely themed squares, the new Starfield COEX Mall was designed to receive optimal amounts of natural light and enhance the flow of foot traffic. Starfield COEX Mall is a shopping mecca for global brands in fashion, accessories, beauty, lifestyle, and more. It also has a large movie theater complex and a wide variety of fine dining establishments.

Parnas Mall (파르나스몰)

11945     2020-06-16

521, Teheran-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
+82-2-559-7089

Parnas Mall is the first premium casual shopping mall opened by a hotel chain. Grand Intercontinental Seoul's Parnas Mall is located on the first underground level and features shopping, food, beverages, and cultural activities all in one place.