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Yangdong Market

Yang-dong, Seo-gu, Gwangju, South Korea
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Ranked #3 of 14 Attractions in Gwangju
Type: Shopping
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Gwangju, South Korea
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This is not a tourist attraction, it is a fully functional traditional market. Forget downtown with all of the products you can buy from home - this semi-outdoor market has locals selling produce, fish, meats, shoes, furniture, crafts, clothes, traditional Hanboks... really, you name it. It's right along the subway, exit 1, so it's very convenient. The fried chicken is... More 

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Gwangju, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

This is regarded as one of the best traditional markets in Korea. It's on the Gwangju subway line. You could spend hours browsing clothes and sampling food. Enjoy! Korean language skills will make it much a much easier experience.

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Perth
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

I think the previous reviewer is talking about Art Street. There is nothing small about this market! It's well worth a wander and easily accessible via metro. Lots of the produce seems to be in bulk (I really wanted to buy a fig but couldn't get just one, only a whole tray) but other vendors are willing to deal with... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

Was a little disappointed, as this art area that was well publicized, I expected more stores. Although I still managed to find some things to purchase, I was thought there would be much more to this area. You won't need much time to go through the stores.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2011 via mobile

Local market with Interesting variety of foods (e.g. live chickens). Not for people with a sensitive smell sense! The clothing and other goods not interesting except from it's cheap and rare look.

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