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Hidden Market Streets of Busy Daegu
Hidden Market Streets of Busy Daegu

The Moonjunseongshi of Bangchun Market – What is Moonjunseongshi? It is a marketplace where people come together to communicate with each other. It is a cultural market for vendors and buyers to communicate in the common language of the arts. – Bangchun Market Moonjunseongshi This project started in January of 2009 sponsored and created by […]

Chilseong Market
Chilseong Market

Out on the main street by Chilseong subway station sits an elegant marble fountain, where the light reflects gently off the water, playing off the clean marble surrounding it. Yet this piece of architecture is in complete contrast with the dirt-under-your-fingernails reality of the market that lies on the streets just a stones throw away. […]

Price comparisons between different Daegu markets
Price comparisons between different Daegu markets

Ok, this is fun. At least to me, anyways. I just found a great table on Daegu city’s website that shows price comparisons for goods being sold in all of Daegu’s major street markets. There’s a lot to go through, but I’ll break it down according to where expats can buy the cheapest of stuff […]

The birdless alleys of Chilseong Market
The birdless alleys of Chilseong Market

Chilseong Market in Daegu is often alive with the clucking of chickens in some of its backstreets. But avian bird flu fears have taken siege of the poultry industry of Daegu and the rest of Korea, leaving behind nothing but quiet alleys of once vibrant markets. Photo from Maeil.