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Mungyeong Traditional Market

Mungyeong Traditional Market

문경시장 입구

Mungyeong market was opened in the 1930s, during the Japanese occupation. It has more convenient transportation than other Eup and Myeon. As it had its own governance and was far from Jeomchon, the market was active, but now the activity has decreased as a result of the rural exodus. Various kinds of mountain greens collected in the deep mountains such as Juheulsan Mountain are common in the market, as are pine mushrooms, apples, bracken, wild plants and aralia shoots.

Overview
  • Address: 41-15 Munhee-ro, Mungyeong-eup, Mungyeong-si
  • Market day: open on the 2nd, 7th, 12th, 17th, 22nd, and the 27th of every month
Getting here
  • City bus : Jeomchon → the heart of Mungyeong-eup (1 hour intervals, 30 minutes driving, 22 km distance)
  • Driving : Jeomchon → the heart of Mungyeong-eup (20 minutes, 22 km distance)
Nearby Recommended Places

Mungyeong Hot Spring area is the best quality bicarbonate-calcium healthy hot spring, a 10 minute walk from Mungyeong Market. Mungyeongsaejae Provincial Park is the highest and roughest hill on Youngnamdaero connecting Han River and Nakdong River. In the Mungyeongsaejae Provincial Park, there are 3 gateways, the Natural Ecology Park, KBS filming site, and Yet-gil Museum Ceramics made by masters and intangible cultural assets in Mungyeong, famous for its traditional pottery, is being displayed at the Ceramic Museum at the entrance of Saejae. There are famous mountains such as Juheulsan Mountain and Joryeongsan Mountain, and Jinnamgyoban, the first scenic view among 'The Eight Scenic Views in Mungyeong.' These provide a space to rest and clear all the fatigue of the body and soul.

Special products

Mungyeong apples: Mungyeong consists of mountains and valleys located in the south of the Sobaek mountain range, and has ideal weather conditions and soil (alkaline) for apples. Mungyeong apples are famous for their sweetness, crunchy texture and long shelf life. These factors, and the growing techniques accumulated over 50 years have made Mungyeong apples among the most popular items in Seoul and other cities.

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