Noryangjin Fisheries Wholesale Market

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Noryangjin Fisheries Wholesale Market
Korea-Seoul-Noryangjin Fish Market-03.jpg
View of the market
Korean name
Hangul
노량진수산시장
Hanja
鷺梁津水産市場
Revised RomanizationNoryangjin Susan Sijang
McCune–ReischauerNoryangjin Susan Sijang

Noryangjin Fisheries Wholesale Market or shortly Noryangjin Fish Market (Hangul: 노량진 수산시장) 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 (Hangul: 경성수산) on Uijuro(Hangul: 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.[permanent dead link]
  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