Noryangjin Fisheries Wholesale Market

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Noryangjin Fisheries Wholesale Market
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Birdeye view of the market
Korean name
Hangul 노량진수산시장
Hanja 鷺梁津水産市場
Revised Romanization Noryangjin Susan Sijang
McCune–Reischauer Noryangjin Susan Sijang

Noryangjin Fisheries Wholesale Market or shortly Noryangjin Fish Market is an extensive farmers fish market in the neighborhood of Noryangjin-dong in Dongjak-gu, Seoul, South Korea. It is located east of 63 Building, and just south of the Han River. Metro line One passes through at Noryangin station near-by. Exit the station at exit 1 and walk under the bridge.

Noryangjin Fish Market was established in 1927 as Gyeongseong Susan (경성수산) on Uijuro(의주로) in Jung-gu near Seoul Station and moved to its current location in central Seoul in 1971.[1][2]

In a poll of nearly 2,000 foreign visitors, conducted by the Seoul Metropolitan Government in November 2011, stated that visiting the Market is one of their favorite activities in Seoul.[3]

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  1. ^ "Old fish market to get new, grander lease on life". The Korean Overseas Culture and Information Service (KOIS). Retrieved 2008-05-05. 
  2. ^ "노량진수산시장 (Noryangjin Fisheries Wholesale Market 鷺梁津水産市場)" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2008-05-05. 
  3. ^ "Mt. Nam Tops List of Foreign Tourists' Favorites". Chosun Ilbo. 28 November 2011. Retrieved 23 April 2012. 

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Coordinates: 37°30′54.83″N 126°56′27.83″E / 37.5152306°N 126.9410639°E / 37.5152306; 126.9410639