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Jagalchi Market

Nampo-dong, Jung-gu, Busan, South Korea
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets
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Singapore, Singapore
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Our first stop of the day in Busan. Lots n lots of seafood stalls along the way. U can select n buy the seafood u like on level one n then proceed to level two to have yr seafood being settled ( cooked or eat raw). Just need to pay extra 12,000won per pax.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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37 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Jagalchi Market is our first stop in Busan as it is very famous among the tourist. Of course, we were extremely fascinated by the abundant of seafood in this market, outdoor and indoor. The large spider crabs, octopus, clams, abalone, fishes, etc were fascinating. We had our meals there at 3 different restaurants/stalls - beside the open air market, opposite... More

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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This place, very close to jagalchi subway stop, is amazing cos you can have a glance of the real korea. it's free of charge and you can taste great seafood! never seen 3 kg crabs...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Seafood paradise. You may pick the fresh seafoods and request the restaurant to cook for you, be it hotpot or grilled.

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Orlando, Florida
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19 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I saw things there I didn't know existed. What a great place, fish everywhere, clams everywhere, people everywhere. And it just keeps going and going. There are outside stalls, buildings, covered areas, restaurants, an amazing variety of ways to sell fish. The place is as clean as any fish market can be, and I noticed very little odor, but of... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Seafood was veryy cheap! I have never get to eat abalone under the price of $30 along with a giant serving of fish soup, prawns and even scallops. Not to mention eel too.

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Hong Kong, China
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Lots of different style of fish and seafood on sale as its's more like a wet market in front of the building and in the first floor inside the building. Also tried the seafood and blue crab soup in a restaurant which is loacted in the second floor. A very nice view and the portions were pretty big (despite calling... More

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Hobart, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The market is not much of a sight if you have seen fish markets else where but the seafood prepared by the surrounding restaurants are ultra fresh and tasty. You ought to have a feed there, try the medium crab/seafood soups (they are more like a big big pot) that could easily feed two or three people. Most of the... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I had big expectations about this fish market. It's not so clean or organized like the one that I visited in Tokyo. And the food court area is messy. And the restaurants around it don't look great. I wish I could have had the same food experience I had in Tokyo. The fish and seafood diversity is impressive. And the... More

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Busan, South Korea
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

When you enter to particular fish market, sea food smell and a very big live fish market. mostly visitors come to enjoy raw fish as all fresh fish sellers sell raw fish and having setting places on 2nd floor of the market. you can see many times of fishes alive those you only saw in TV programs. If you have... More

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