Friday, September 12, 2014

Daegu traditional market that is cheaper than a market is also perfect as a place for picnic!

It is good to visit the cultural assets to view the tradition and culture of Korea,
But it is also not bad to jump into a vivid site of livelihood~

Let me introduce to you 3 representative traditional markets of Daegu where you can peep into a tradition and culture of the region aside from having filled with fresh, inexpensive food ingredients. 

■ Seomun Market

Daegu Seomun Market had been famous as a nation’s top 3 markets together with Pyeongyangjang and Ganggyeongjang since the mid-Joseon Dynasty!
It is noted as a fabric market but it is also filled with fresh food ingredients of various agricultural and marine products, dried fish, fruits, meats, etc. 

Seomun Market is particularly known for street foods called ‘Meokja Alley (Food alley)’. 
Young people are flocking to Seomun Market to taste the street foods like Kalguksu (Chopped noodle) that costs 2,000 won, fish cake of 1,000 won, triangular dumplings and flat dumplings, 1m pizza and more.

- Address : 115 Daesin-dong Jung-gu Daegu, South Korea

- TEL : +82 53-256-6341

■ Chilseong Market

Chilseong Market is located at Buk-gu, Daegu City!

It is one of the markets with a lot of delicious restaurants and attractions. It is near to the subway station that the transportation is convenient and it has a big parking lot that it is easier to transfer many things after shopping. 

Moreover, it is combined with Chilseong Market, Daegu Fruit and Vegetable Market, and Samsung Market and settled as a multipurpose building that makes it an abundant market where traditional taste and modern flavor coexist~

First and third Sundays are regular shop-closing day, so please take note when you visit!

- Address : 276 Chilseong 1(il)-ga Buk-gu, Daegu South Korea
- TEL : +82 53-423-3480

■ Hyunpung Baeknyeon Doggebi Market

At the Hyunpung Baeknyeon Doggebu Market, a story that there are doggebi (Goblins) who bring customers to the merchants and who presents excitements to customers with humor of their own is passed down. 

The must course of Hyunpung Baeknyeon Doggebi Market is the ‘Sugure Gukbap (Traditional Korean Beef and Rice Soup)’ that is popular among rice soup manias.

Moreover, if you participate to a 5-day market that are held in every 5th, 10th, 15th, 20th, 25th, and 30th, you can meet old ladies who come out to sell personally-cultivated agricultural and physics. If you want to experience the feelings of Korean style, don’t forget to visit on a market day! 

- Address : 12-5 Wongyo-ri, Hyeonpung-myeon Dalseong-gun, Daegu South Korea
- TEL : +82 53-611-2420

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