There are various traditional markets and golmok (alley) markets in Gwangju
Daein Market holds a night market every Friday evening featuring performances and an arts and crafts market.
7-1 Jebong-ro 194beon-gil, Dong-gu
Bus Stop: Daein Market
Malbau Market is held on the 2nd, 4th, 7th and 9th of each month.
62 Dongmun-daero 85beon-gil, Buk-gu
Bus Stop: Malbau Market
Namgwangju market is renowned for its seafood because the freshest catch is brought directly from Boseong and Yeosu every morning. There is a night market every Friday and Saturday evening (from 18:30-23:30).
117 Yanglim-ro, Dong-gu
Bus stop: Namgwangju Market
Yangdong market has been voted the nation’s best traditional market. It first opened in 1975, and now it is the biggest in Gwangju. It is the city’s representative wholesale and retail market dealing with furniture, interior pieces and all other daily necessities.
238 Cheongbyeonjwa-ro, Seo-gu
Bus Stop: Yangdong Market
Subway station: Yangdong market station