There are various traditional markets and golmok (alley) markets in Gwangju
Daein Market has delicious food that you can try immediately, as well as by visiting the Raw Fish Town nearby for sashimi lovers. The Daein Festival is held once a month. They sell Korean traditional products. Also there are artist workrooms so you can also tour beautiful artworks at Daein Market.
7-1 Jebong-ro 194beong-gil, Dong-gu
Bus Stop: Daein Market
Malbau Market is a representative traditional street market of Gwangju. It is held on the 2nd, 4th, 7th and 9th each month. Sellers from Damyang, Gokseong, and Suncheon come as well. Therefore, mostly agricultural products are displayed.
62 Dongmun-daero 85beon-gil, Buk-gu
Bus Stop: Malbau Market
As the most representative sea foods market of Gwangju, Namgwangju market deals with sea foods from Boseong and Yeosu every early morning.
117 Yanglim-ro, Dong-gu
Bus stop: Namgwangju Market
This market has been voted as the nation’s best traditional market. Yangdong Market first opened in 1957, and now it is the biggest market in Gwangju. It is the representative wholesale and retail market dealing with selling furniture, hanbok, interior pieces and all about other daily necessities in Gwangju.
238 Cheongbyeonjwa-ro, Seo-gu
Bus Stop: Yangdong Market
Subway station: Yangdong market station