Jagalchi Market

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  • Address: 52 Jagalchihaean-ro, Jung-gu, Busan, South Korea
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  • Timings: 05:00 am - 10:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +82-517138000
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Market
Tickets From $144.35

It is the largest fish market in Korea. Located beside Nampo Port, it is the only place where you can get fresh seafood, both in raw form as well as cooked. The first thing that will catch your attention is, most of the sellers are middle aged or married women. They are referred as Jagalchi Ajumma or ajumma. The prices of fish are quite cheaper as compare to other supermarkets. It is quite colorful and vibrant place to spend some time. In the indoor area, fish restaurants are there where you can taste different dishes, made of raw fish and live fish. There are many restaurants, where you can bring your own fish and they will cook it for you.

If you are traveling in October, visit this market as it hold Jagalchi Cultural Tourism festival. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Busan itinerary 1 day.

Jagalchi Market Travel Tips

  • Parking space available.
  • Grab a sample of the seafood before buying it.
  • Try out the indoor market place where each floor is dedicated to different areas of specialization.
  • Try out the octopus but be careful while having it.
  • At night, many pochangmachas and tent stands are open serving drinks and seafood in the outdoor area.

Jagalchi Market Hours

  • At the outdoor section, pochangmachas and tent stands are open - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

How to Reach Jagalchi Market

  • Jagalchi station(Busan Subway line1), exit #10.

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  • Jagalchi Market Address: 52 Jagalchihaean-ro, Jung-gu, Busan, South Korea
  • Jagalchi Market Contact Number: +82-517138000
  • Jagalchi Market Timing: 05:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Jagalchi Market(preferred time): 07:00 am - 09:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Jagalchi Market: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 71.44% of people who visit Busan include Jagalchi Market in their plan

  • 48.28% of people start their Jagalchi Market visit around 07 AM - 08 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Jagalchi Market

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

60.11% of people prefer walking in order to reach Jagalchi Market

People normally club together Yongdusan Park and Paraeso Falls while planning their visit to Jagalchi Market.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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