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Fragrant wandering

I wish I could travel in time to see this market as it used to be (as depicted in the nearby... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Dayton, Ohio
Very interesting but lingo issues

If you are vegetarian or not keen to ask around avoid. Else,do go.From wholesale ginseng to tomato... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2016
Tisha S
Bengaluru, India
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7 Nov 2017
10 Jul 2017
“Fragrant wandering”
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Namseongno, Jung-gu, Daegu, South Korea
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Great place to go eat chicken stuffed with rice and other medicinal items. They will address your medical needs.

Thank Maria D
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I wish I could travel in time to see this market as it used to be (as depicted in the nearby museum.) Still, it was fun to wander and see the various offerings. I loved the different smells and sights.

Thank Parisajamais
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

If you are vegetarian or not keen to ask around avoid. Else,do go.From wholesale ginseng to tomato wine to soaked deer antlers, keep guessing as you see strange contortions in the name of roots and shoots. Very few shops have English signage but the folk...More

Thank Tisha S
Reviewed 17 February 2016

This is one of the treasures of Daegu. It is so fun to stroll along and have the scents of the oriental herbs surrounding you. There are many beautiful and historic places nearby and many cute cafes.

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Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Korean medicine is very rich in terms of history. They have a museum that will educate you on the cultural history of oriental medicine. There is a display of several species of ginseng - from the common to the most rare and expensive. Along the...More

Thank O5804CCmikep
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

Very nice area to stroll through to look at a traditional medicine market. Another world to spend about 15 minutes of your time in. The street is marked with a traditional gateway at either end. Broad and clean street with shop windows on both sides...More

Thank Wide_eyed_8
Reviewed 31 October 2013 via mobile

I loved skateboarding through this part of Daegu. It's very close by the downtown area. You'll find anything you could possibly need/want in this area. It smells really nice walking around this part, because of all the ginseng. If you're in Daegu, I recommend you...More

Thank Desmon B
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