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Industry/Economy : The beautiful town of Gaya's culture,history,and tradition - Goryeong


5-day Market

Let’s go to 5-Day market in Goryeong

The 5-Day market in Goryeong is hosted on 4th and
9th of each month and during these days people
from this area come to sell various livestock products
and herbs.

5-Day market in Goryeong

  • Location
    • (717-800) Jisan-ri, Goryeong-eup, Goryeong-gun,
      Gyeongsangbuk-do
  • Size: 9,930㎥ (3,004 pyeong)
  • Building Area: 2,493㎥ (754 pyeong)
  • More Information
    • Market Prosperity Committee (054) 954- 3688
  • Market Day
    • 4th and 9t (4, 9, 14, 19, 24, 29 of each month) 5 days
  • Major items
    • Deokgok special rice, Ssangnim strawberry, Deokgok tomatoes,
      Cyperus rotundus L., Ligusticum wallichii Franch, herbal medicine and agriculture and livestock products

Introduction

A large market was established on Goryeong-eup market in Joseon Dynasty so grains from Yeongnam inland were transferred through Nakdong River. At the end of Joseon Dynasty, it was moved to the current location by big flood and in 1982; it was improved to modern facility and is managed by the privatization. Especially, the Goryeong beef market is so great; there are approximately 300 business transactions per day. And agricultural products are available at an affordable price such as grains or local products including Jinsang Miin Deokgok special rice.

The Goryeong’s 5-day market is hosted on 4th and 9th of each month and during these days; people from this area come to sell various livestock products and herbs. Among the many herbs that are produced in Goryeong-gun, there are Cyperus rotundus L, which is well known as ‘medicine for women’s disease’ in China and India for endotoxin, deportation, nerve stability, strength enhancement, chronic weakness, indigestion by anxiety and loss of appetite. Local transportation: (bus) get off at the Goryeong Bus terminal station and from the intersection of the police station, it’s only 5 minute walk toward the market, (car) there’s free parking space by the market.

Local transportation

(bus) get off at the Goryeong Bus terminal station and from the intersection of the police station, it’s only 5 minute walk toward the market, (car) there’s free parking space by the market.

Content Inquiries
Pyo Yong-soo [City History Compilation Committee Tel :051-888-3467]
Last Modified
December 11, 2009
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