Noryangjin MarketCurrently Open
- Address: Noryangjindong 13-8 Dongjak-gu, Seoul, South Korea
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Bar, Art And Culture, Cafe, Restaurant, Entertainment, Market, Street Market, Family And Kids, Neighborhoods
Noryangjin Market - Review
As is quite evident, there are numerous different kinds of market places that adorn the streets in Seoul. These traditional markets can be considered to be an integral part of the culture of Seoul. This particular market has been extremely popular because of many reasons.
The Noryangjin Fisheries Wholesale Market presents the largest collection of fishes, both local and exotic in Seoul. This is a wholesale market hence has extensive working hours. Even during the late hours of the night, people can get to see huge crowds thronging the marketplace in order to get the best haggles.
Make this market a part of your itinerary and you will certainly get to see some truly strange sea creatures and a taste of the local culture.
How To reach Noryangjin Market by Public Transport
- Noryangjin Station, Line 1
Restaurants Near Noryangjin Market
- Ilmi Ganjang Gejang – typical Korean food
- Poom Seoul – Korean fine dining
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Things to Know Before Visiting Noryangjin Market
64.4% of people who visit Seoul include Noryangjin Market in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
45.81% of people start their Noryangjin Market visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Noryangjin Market
61.01% of people prefer to travel by train while visiting Noryangjin Market
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Noryangjin Market, Seoul Reviews
This is a must-see place to visit if you're in Seoul. Unfortunately, I missed seeing the catches being brought in, but I hear that's really neat. They have all sorts of seafood, and the warehouse area is huge. You should definitely wander a bit amongst the stalls and see what they have to offer. (You'll also find better prices if you don't just buy from the first few stalls.) You can buy various things to cook or choose a plate that is already prepared. The vendor will guide you to a small restaurant above the warehouse, where you can cook your food/or eat it raw (if it's sashimi), and they'll supply the sides, drinks, and cooking equipment.
despite the fact that there is still a divide between the older building and the new building the products there are second to none. the older building has a rustic original feel and the new building is just that, new. don't be afraid to wander around in either space as the merchants in both buildings are there to sell great seafood at a negotiable price. they speak enough English to haggle prices and each have their own selling points so shop around!
We went on a Thursday evening. There wasn't much of a crowd. Throughout the market we were bugged by stall holders to buy stuff. They were mostly ladies who could speak both Korean and Chinese. Price was almost the same from stall to stall. Sanakji (small live octopus) was priced at 5K. After purchasing your live seafood proceed to level 2 of the indoor market to get your seafood prepared at the restaurants. We paid 5K per head and an additional 3K for the sashimi slicing service. The salmon belly (20K) was really good and filling.
Interesting to see such huge seafood market during winter! Definitely a lot of bargaining is needed. Eye opener to see such varieties available! The sellers at the in door market provided better prices compared to the ones outside. The sellers were friendly and let us take photos holding the king crab!
This place kind of looks like a market out of some dystopian movie. The way to the market was really dirty and through some kind of old building top which took us forever to find. Once you get out the subway, there is a kind of overpass bridge that leads to it. The vendors are always pushing you to buy, some woman actually started weighing out things while we were just strolling past and happened to meet her eye. If you can get past that, it’s still worth seeing how things work. Tons of seafood stalls! We didn’t actually eat here, so not sure about the pricing. Worth checking out, but not sure about how enjoyable the social and singing experience is.