Steeped in decades of history, the Gukje market is the largest traditional market in Busan. Gukje Market was established during the Korean War in 1950, intended to be a place for refugees to set up shop in order to make a living, but soon grew into a thriving, popular market. The market sports a bohemian, vintage theme with the vendors selling both new and old affordable items so customers can avoid the exorbitant prices that come attached to produce sold in retail outlets. Located near Nampo-dong, a commercial shopping center, this busy market was the very center of commerce, since military supplies along with imported goods were transported through the neighboring port city.
Address & Telephone Number: Sinchangdong 4(sa)-ga, Jung-gu, Busan, South Korea, +82 54 270 2842