Monday, September 14, 2015

Must Buy in Daegu :: Shopping for souvenirs in South Korea, Best local products from Daegu

Must Buy in Daegu - Shopping for souvenirs in South Korea
Must Buy in Korea :: Best traditional products from Daegu

Are looking for shops to get souvenirs for your friends or families?
One of the best things about travelling is all the shopping you get to do, even if most of it is souvenir shopping.
Here is a list of the most typical tourist items that you can get in Daegu at reasonable prices for good quality.

Jinseng / Red Jinseng at Yangnyeongsi Saramdeul

Daegu had one of the biggest Yangnyeonsi, a market for medicinal herbs trade.
It became Yakjeon Alley with oriental medicine clinics, medicinal herb stores and ginseng & red ginseng shops. You can get quality ginseng, red ginseng and ginseng products for a cheaper price. There are lots of different types of ginseng products so you can choose the one which fits you.

[Weekdays] 09:00~18:00 / [Saturdays] 09:00~16:00
Closed on Sundays
TEL : +82-1644-8807
15, Namseong-ro, Jung-gu, Daegu, Korea

Hwangjindang / Gyeongokgo at Yangnyeongsi Saramdeul

Hwangjindan is a pill-type health supplement made of red ginseng, and Gyeongokgo is the essence of ginseng and other oriental medicinal herbs. Both of them help you stay energetic and strengthen your immune system. Compared to other products, they don't have the strong smell of medicinal herbs, making them easier to take. Find them at Yangnyeongsi Saramdeul.

[Weekdays] 09:00~18:00 / [Saturdays] 09:00~16:00
Closed on Sundays
TEL : +82-1644-8807
15, Namseong-ro, Jung-gu, Daegu, Korea

Traditional Tea at Yangnyeongsi Saramdeul of Yakjeon Alley

Green tea has been cultivated and tea culture has spread in Korea since the third century.
You can find tea-things shops in Yakjeon Alley and buy Korean traditional teas at those shops.
Korean Traditional Tea boasts a large selection with Insamcha(Ginseng Tea), Wooeongcha(burdock weed tea), Gukhwacha(Chrysanthemum Tea), and more in addition to green tea.
You will get quality teas in Yakjeon Alley and are allowed to taste at some stores.

[Weekdays] 09:00~18:00 / [Saturdays] 09:00~16:00
15, Namseong-ro, Jung-gu, Daegu, Korea

Traditional Souvenir at Daedongsa

We usually buy some souvenirs when we travel to remind us of those priceless memories later. You can get different kinds of traditional Korean souvenirs, from key holders to chopsticks, dolls in traditional Korean costume, and business card cases.
Daedongsa will be the perfect place to get a small gift for your friends and family. Popular items are plates and dolls.

Closed on the first and third Sundays
TEL : +82-53-257-5151
#907 1F, District4, Keunjang-ro 26-gil, Jung-gu, Daegu, Korea

Yeban Mall (craft workshop)

This store has a variety of products that are traditional art works such as lacquerware inlaid with mother-of-pearl, interior piece, ceramics, tea cups, Korean paper artworks, wooden furniture and more.

Closed on Sundays
TEL : +82-53-256- 3691 
148-21, Namsan-dong, Jung-gu, Daegu, Korea