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Gukje Market, Busan

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Gukje Market maintains traditional marketplace atmosphere, owing to its history as a place where refugees of the Korean War earned a living selling basic goods. Make your way through the alleyways, observing how locals shop and browsing the large array of items, both new and used, on offer. Perhaps the biggest draw for foreigners, though, remains the many food stalls and restaurants for sampling Korean fare. Make Gukje Market part of your personalized Busan itinerary using our Busan trip itinerary planner.
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  • It seems like a lot of commerce is dead than it used to be, but when we talk about Busan, we can't talk about the international market and the cobbled streets. Salamsa is a great place to see the smell and the market of Busan during the evacuation. It's a great place to stay. It is recommended that you use good public transport to explore the snow.
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  • Nice market area with tiny shops on narrow streets. Good deals on some items, including clothing and textiles.  more »
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  • The street food is good but we actually didn’t know what we ate. The texture and taste are good. The texture of one dish is like omelette in a clear soup and the other like sausage-looking squid balls haha
  • This is a Familiar and Famous Touristic Spot. Gukje Market means International or Foreigners Market. The Movie Gukje Shijang made it Famous. Because of Privacy I ciuld not take pics of shops lined with people waiting to eat or snack food. Most of them are foreigners or from Other Korean Cities.
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