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Address: 38, Gukjesijang 2-gil, Jung-gu, Busan 48946, South Korea
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+82 51-245-7389
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US$134.99*
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Full-Day Busan Tour Including Gamcheon Culture Village
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US$130.00*
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Busan Sightseeing Tour Including Gamcheon Culture Village and Beomeosa Temple

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It's another market.

It's just another market but it is interesting to just look at people's life here. There are pretty much elderly in this area. A place where you can pop by and just take a look. A... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Josephine S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's just another market but it is interesting to just look at people's life here. There are pretty much elderly in this area. A place where you can pop by and just take a look. A little different from the markets that we have in Singapore.

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Thank Josephine S
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Nothing much to do in busan so we decided to walk, was contemplating between gukje or bujeon market bur bujeon sells more fresh food and this one has more dry items like souvenirs etc so we came here. Lots of street food. Took us less than half an hour to finish this tourist spot but it's ok. Can visit if... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

It is just an area cater for locals to purchase local products, nothing spectacular about this place.

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Thank Danny C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Located near BIFF Square and Jagalchi Market, this area is a haven to shop for local souvenirs and street food. This market also gives you a good taste of the local culture in Busan.

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Thank thetravellingfugu
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Gukje market is well organized. You will find on each alley street a different type or product being sold - well mostly anyway. So there would be a street full of vendors for men's clothing and leather products, then one for ladies' shoes etc. There is even a street that is lined with jewelry & watch stallholders (it's next to... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Located at Nampodong area, near BIFF square and Jagalchi Market. You can visit all these 3 places at the same time sched. Lots of items to chose from, originals likewise fakes. When buying originals at genuine stores, look for shops that offers "tax free" to non-korean customers as not all shops have this offer.

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1 Thank Khar M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I was truly amazed by the street food here. So many kinds of street food sold here with very affordable price. This place located near Nampo and other market that why if you only have short time to visit Busan, you can go here after or before going to Nampo area

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Corsicana, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is the place to go if you want to see the local culture, you can find just about everything you could want from local food to fashion. Street food is everywhere and is very fresh. You can even buy alcohol and cigarettes from within the market. Plan to spend a couple of hours here to see everything it has... More 

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We went during Chusoek long holidays and on a rainy day, most of stalls/shops are not open. It's quite hard to shop during rainy days as it's not covered.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I didn't really like the place. There was nice street food, but all the clothes and cosmetic that was sold there is not worth going there. and the variety of street food is better in the area around the biff square.

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