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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There was designated car park for visitors and discount vouchers were given by many shops inside of market. We end up paying 1/3 of original parking fee. We bought famous sweet and spicy fried chicken from shop called 'manseok'. It is a must eat food....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank banglee
Reviewed July 17, 2019

The place is not big but not crowded and quite clean. Their stuffed squid is big and delicious. I bought mine for 8000 won and it was worth it. Also, they have good tasting chicken!

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank photolangczy
Reviewed July 7, 2019

I visited this market after hiking Seoraksan national park taking bus 7 or 7-1. It is famous for its extensive seafood section, where one can find all manner of fresh or dried seafood - fishes, crabs, octopus, etc. In addition, there are many stalls selling...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

My friend and I decided to go here to get the famous fried chicken from Manseok (만석). We got the spicy version which was amazing, I probably wouldn't recommend for most people though because of the spice level. Once we got there I was surprised...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank K1 R
Reviewed November 20, 2018

This market is located in the central area of Sokcho, hence it is pretty accessible. Opening hours are from 9am to 9pm, although it is pretty much a deserted area by 8pm on weekday evenings. Good to visit to try out local Korean food and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Onn11
Reviewed October 22, 2018

The original name is Sokcho Touristic Seafood Market. But, it's better known as Jungang(central) Market. This is the most popular traditional market in Sokcho City. Various foods and products. It's fun to visit. - There are delicious street foods like fried stuffs, chickens, hotteok, squid...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank 590jhl
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Jungang market is a great place to visit. The stall holders are really friendly. Lots of finger food on offer. We tried the fried chicken pieces very tasty, also the Korean pancake. I bought some dried squid 🐙 to take home for my son, as...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank spudman2015
Reviewed July 8, 2018

As soon as we checked in at our GH we headed for Jungang Market but by the time we arrived there at 7 pm most of the stalls were closed. We did return another day in the morning when it was crowded with locals purchasing...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank palawanismyhome
Reviewed July 2, 2018

The market is easy to find in the city center. It is not very large, in an hour one has seen it all. There are lots of chicken stalls, very famous ones, and then there is a plethora of seafood and fish stalls, from fresh...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank GlobetrotterJ16
Reviewed May 28, 2018

every fish known to man is there served in every way you can think and you have to go and see it unbelievable . i purchased a sea cucumber there that we ate latter raw with a bottle of Japanese whiskey

Date of experience: January 2018
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