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Nampo-dong, Jung-gu, Busan, South Korea
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The fishmarket in Busan is really worth a visit. It is very crowed consisting of a good mix of locals and very few tourists (at least of western people). This way it seams to be a authentic experience. You’ll find everything the ocean has to...More

Thank ShaoDiese
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Walked thru the market to find row after row of tanks with live fish, eels, shrimp, crabs , lobsters plus much more. Had sashimi dinner at one of the stands with fish that had been swimming minutes before. Amazing experience. Very noisy and vibrant. Highly...More

Thank jfurukaw
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My friends and I decided to had a meal here as we found that the Ajuma “was” very nice. Although we found that the price is on the high side. They not only cooked our seafood by wrong method and super unfriendly. When we were...More

Thank 50laie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely is not a place that I would recommend to people that is vegetarian or is sensible about animals are handled...overcrowded fish tanks is the rule, and there are some activity to kill and prepare the fish for cooking (removal of the skin, fins, etc)

Thank Walter P
Reviewed 1 week ago

A local-style Korean market, food is good but don't expect too much decoration of the shop. We had a king crab (crab was based on current price, about 100-120k, 5-6 adults) and then had a barbecue eel (it was still moving while being cooked....yucky but...More

Thank Chi-Han_Huang
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super overwhelming at first. We wandered around for a while confused about what to do. Finally we picked a few fish and they killed them right there. A lady took us upstairs where they grilled them for us. The fish super tasty and came with...More

Thank Daylebag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being the first time here, I can’t be awe but amazed at how Korean do stuff. It’s clean, not “that smelly” and customer service is number 1. Many different types of seafood and they would freshly clean it and you can eat I on the...More

Thank Andy Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Come here to see all manner of seafood and if you're not keen on paying for the Busan aquarium. Watch your steps as the ground is wet and shopkeepers will not hesitate to splash water onto the pathway even if you're in the way. But...More

Thank blurred0907
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A brilliant experience, hundreds of traders with lots of varieties of fish. If it swims, crawls or floats in the sea , you can find it here. Just watching the dexterity of the stall holders catching and cleaning fish that had been purchase was impressive....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Get to know the Korean traditional market ...smell a bit funny ....go there for some nat geo photos .

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glyn0220
15 April 2018|
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Response from duppedinlasvegas | Reviewed this property |
We got to the market in the early morning 8am during the week and definitely was not crowded but by 10am we noticed it more crowded that we had to keep an eye out for each other to avoid having to find each other.
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bbrrrnnxx
31 January 2018|
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Response from Roland A | 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
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JennY1080
13 September 2017|
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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
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