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Yangdong Market

Yang-dong, Seo-gu, Gwangju, South Korea
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Not a tourist site

Personally I love markets and I love local stuff. Its huge, so don't expect to see it all unless... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2016
Ashley T
,
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
Variety of stuffs!

I took a bus number 16 from U-Square terminal and stopped at Yangdong Market station. At the main... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2015
Luniaa
,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Jan 5, 2016
“Not a tourist site”
Nov 8, 2015
“Variety of stuffs!”
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Yang-dong, Seo-gu, Gwangju, South Korea
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Reviewed January 5, 2016

Personally I love markets and I love local stuff. Its huge, so don't expect to see it all unless you are booking it. This isn't the place to stop if you are visiting but if you have time its a great place to soak up...More

Thank Ashley T
Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

I took a bus number 16 from U-Square terminal and stopped at Yangdong Market station. At the main entrance of the market (which is near to the bus stop that I stopped), there were a lot of fruit stalls, fish markets, poultry shops etc etc....More

Thank Luniaa
Reviewed March 30, 2015

Although this is not a tourist attraction, as it is a fully functional traditional korean markets where people buy everyday items like food, appliances, clothes etc... it is still worth a visit to see. Seeing the different types of fish (live, dead etc...) and how...More

1  Thank Alexander S
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....More

1  Thank Lianney22
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.

2  Thank Patrick C
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...More

2  Thank meowk
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...More

Thank Colleen B
Reviewed August 9, 2011

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.

1  Thank Ladehoff
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