Jagalchi Market

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]

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

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. Archived from the original on 2015-04-30. 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