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“street food”(16 reviews)
38, Gukjesijang 2-gil, Jung-gu, Busan 48946, South Korea
+82 51-245-7389
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 10 November 2015

I spent a lot of time in Gukje and also Bupyeoung markets trying to find things that were suitable to take home as gifts. Mostly what I ran across were tons of shops that sold nothing but sunglasses, purses, shoes, and common kitchen and tableware...More

11  Thank GetSet7
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 6 November 2014

Gukje market is where they sell food,clothes,handbags, accessories etc.It is said to be similar to namdaemun in seoul. But because i went there quite late, maybe activities had already reduced as its near closing. How to go there Jagalchi Station metro line 1 take Exit...More

3  Thank skysurf84
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All reviews biff square street food jagalchi station low stools t shirts fish cakes noodles buy souvenirs interesting food couple of hours for sale street vendors yongdusan park lots of restaurants stalls selling take your time few hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A big market for the locals and tourists. It sells many things here - hardware, shoes, bags, clothes, daily accessories, food, snacks and many more. Huge variety at an inexpensive price. Worth the visit for sure.

Thank Jasmine L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gukje market is a big area with many small streets. Each street sells different types of things. There are household items, clothes, bags, shoes, lights, etc. The food sellers are selling in the middle of the street. Some of them provide small chairs to sit...More

Thank Vleo0306
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gukje, Kkangton and BIFF are next to each other. You can visit these 3 places together. It’s best to get a map from at your hotel. The stalls in Gukje are divided into kitchenware, clothes, household items, hardware and foods. Got to try the popular...More

1  Thank BB_Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gukje market is just beside BIFF square. You wouldn't even know that you have wandered into here as it feels part of the BIFF. There are alleys with street food cart all the way, fashion clothing & even 2nd hand clothes. Take your time to...More

Thank aska215
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good typical Asian market with a very local feel. It was a bit difficult to locate at first but once found, you could spend hours just wandering from one section to the other and lose yourself to all the sights, sound and smells. A...More

1  Thank Belle S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are so many stalls here where you can find korea traditional things, electronics, kitchen appliances, clothing, food, agricultural products, fish, dairy goods, ....... The alleyway connect with Bupyeong market or Kkangtong night market. There are also many chain coffee shop like cafe bene, angle...More

2  Thank Ngọc Anh L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed strolls around this market. From Busan Metro line 1 jagalchi station exit 7 walk straight around 5 mins. Its not difficult to get lost here! its also within walking distance to BIFF and Kkangtong market. Lot of sections that sells diff goods. They sells...More

Thank MinienMonde
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When in Busan, visit Gukje Market for an affordable shopping. Location: Sinchang-dong 4 ga, Junggu Busan Accessibility: You can take the taxi going there or just the subway: Jagalchi Station (Busan Subway Line 1), Exit 7. If you are into food, you'll definitely love this...More

3  Thank Mawi S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a 5min walk from jagalchi metro. Theres many antiques there for tourist and very near to BIFF

Thank Tigersim
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A huge market with tons of vendors selling merchandise, clothing, bags, house goods, tools, EVERYTHING. So large, it is easy to get lost so finding a stall again is not a simple task. Very busy with skooters, cars, bikes driving on narrow roads filled with...More

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29 October 2018|
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Response from Iga Z | Reviewed this property |
Please use local money is the best way. You can exchange in many places
31 August 2017|
Response from Nicoleng23 | Reviewed this property |
As the market is in the form of individual stores. So it depends on individually. However they are usually opened from 9:00-22:00 and closed on first and third Sunday of the month.