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Nampo-dong, Jung-gu, Busan, South Korea
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you like seafood, it may be one of your highlights. The type of products vary from sea cucumbers to all kinds of sea weed. Dried or fresh, even pieckled... Very different from western fish markets!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank melisgiraud
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How much fresher can your seafood get if not from South Korea's largest seafood market? Prices aren't exactly cheap but one could without a doubt gorge yourselves silly on all the available fish and shellfish.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CZH13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After discussing with my friends who love eating Alaskan Crab, this place maybe is one of the cheapest place to eat Alaskan Crab. U can get a fresh alaskan crab for around 50,000 won per Kg. But watchout. Make sure you buy from trustworthy seller....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AndyDarwin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are a diehard fan of sea food, then never miss visiting this place. While the road side open market is like any other fish market, there is also a market which resembles a super market where you can select your favorite one from...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank raghu67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you love Seafood, this is a must place to visit. Live seafood at a reasonable price. Lots of varieties. As long you are tourist and you don't speak or read korea language, the price quoted will be inflated. It is a must to haggle....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank MdIkhsan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very local market where most of the local Korean would visit and buy their daily seafood supply or dine. Lots of seafood stall and restaurants. Be careful of the restaurant who tried to offer you and always asked for price . The English language command...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank agoh69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great for taking in the sights and sounds. Most stallholders here can speak Mandarin, and many visitors who stream in are tourists. Huge variety of fresh seafood to choose from, which can be cooked on the spot at 2F. Most fishmongers have their own preferred...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank emscheong
Reviewed 16 December 2018

Good choices of seafood. Most of the hawkers can speak Chinese. Selling seafood at ground floor. Seating and cooking with fee at second floor. I put it as average pricing as I have tried the Noryanjing Market in Seoul - which was throat cutting. So...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank tbhan08
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

...yes, most definitely a touristy venue. But what a variety and with limited time, one could accomplish much. Try once and it would suffice. I am sure there are other locations with better prices but I see Koreans eat here too. The wet market appeared...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank macaiwar
Reviewed 2 December 2018

As your walk along, countless of amazing sea creatures, fishes, octopus, many i dont know their names also, along the alleys even before your enter the huge Jagalchi market. Plenty of "open" restaurant on second floor, however, food price here is rather high comparatively. There...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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15 April 2018|
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Response from Asaf D | Reviewed this property |
‫We visited the market in the afternoon. It was great. I don’t know about the rest of the day. Remember to visit the upper floors as wall. Enjoy!!‬
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31 January 2018|
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Response from rolanda598 | Reviewed this property |
Seollal is celebrated 2/15-2/17 I don’t see any reason the market to stay closed through the whole weekend. This market supplies seafood throughout S.Korea. Also most Koreans make this holiday pilgrimage to the south, so the... More
13 September 2017|
Response from PaulSiow | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they should be open as the Jagalchi Cultural Tourism festival is held every October. However, they may be closed every first and third Tuesday of each month. For more info, you may want to check the tourism website at... More