The Daegu Daemyung Market is a fun and exciting place to visit.
Not only does it offer many delicious foods, but it is also rich with Korean history, swarming with Korean natives of all ages, has a bountiful selection of shopping to browse from, and of course sells
unique clothing, accessories, and knick-knacks. Daemyung market is one of Daegu's oldest and most history rich markets, with a lot of modern renovation and improvement to make it more accessable for younger people.
Daemyung market was made, in 1975 and it was a hang out place for a lot of Korea's college students to eat food between classes, such as hotteok, shrimp tempura, ddeokbokki, and odang, are some of the delicious Korean street foods you can try out. They are all freshly made, and well worth the buy! You can savor almost all of these "street delicacies" for less than 3,000 won each! If trying new foods is not your forte, you will always have traditional noodle soups available as your fallback.
Even if you choose not to buy anything from the street vendors, it is an experience to walk around and see what everyone has to offer! You will definitely be surprised with the assortment of items, fruits and vegitables you may not be able to pass up with some of their bargain prices!
Visiting a Korean market is an ideal way to truly immerse yourself in the culture of Korea. You will get a taste of the people, food, shops, streets, sights, and simply get a genuine feel of what it's like to be in Korea. The map above will give you an idea where it is, as you can see it is very close to the yellow line and is very easy to get to. For more information type in (대명시장) into google maps for detailed instructions on how to get there.
- Bus : 순환 2-1, 달서2, 202-1, 400-1, 509, 650, 706, 836 / Get off at Daemyeong Market (대명시장)
-Parking: There is a public parking lot only 50m away from the market