Jagalchi Market

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Jagalchi Market
Jagalchi Fish Market at Morning.jpg
Korean name
Revised RomanizationJagalchi Sijang
McCune–ReischauerChagalch'i Sijang

Jagalchi Fish Market is a fish market in the neighborhood of Nampo-dong in Jung-gu, and Chungmu-dong, Seo-gu, Busan, South Korea.[1] The market is located on the edge of Nampo Port (남포항), Busan. It is considered to be the largest fish market in South Korea.[2]

The name is said to have originated from jagal (자갈 gravel in Korean) because the market used to be surrounded by gravel.[3] This is one of the ten landmarks of Busan, so many tourists visit there to shop.[4][5]


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  1. ^ 부산자갈치시장. Naver Encyclopedia (in Korean). Retrieved 2015-04-30.
  2. ^ "Jagalchi Market (부산 자갈치시장)" Retrieved Oct 11, 2019.
  3. ^ "Food in the Traditional Market: 3. Jagalchi Market". Koreataste. Korea Tourism Organization. 2014-11-27. Retrieved 2015-04-30.
  4. ^ Marchant, John Scott (2007-07-17). "Jagalchi Market feels the tides of change". Korea.net. Korean Overseas Culture and Information Service. Retrieved 2015-04-30.
  5. ^ "Traditional markets given a new lease on life". Korea.net. Korean Overseas Culture and Information Service. 2008-04-09. Retrieved 2015-04-30.

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Coordinates: 35°05′48″N 129°01′48″E / 35.09667°N 129.03000°E / 35.09667; 129.03000