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Bukpyeong Traditional market road food

북평장터먹거리촌

Bukpyong Market is a five-day market that is still prospering in Youngodng. In the Market, visitors can have various experiences of bargaining, appreciating the work as well as the sheer joy of shopping. The market is held for five days from 3rd, 13th, 18th 23rd and 28th every month in the wide market place (13223m2). The kinds of food include Buckwheat paste[jelly], Seonji soup, Someori Gukbap buckwheat paste[jelly], handmade knife-cut noodles, boiled barley (and rice), and Gamja Jeon (Potato Pancakes).

북평장터먹거리촌

General Information

  • Location : #27, Bukpyoung-dong, Donghae-si, Gangwon-do
  • Size of the market : around Bukpyoung-dong, Donghae-si (13323m2)
  • Period : for 5 days (for 5 days from 3rd, 13th, 18th, 23rd, 28th of each month)
  • Number of stores : about 600
  • Foods : buckwheat paste[jelly], Seonji soup, Someori Gukbap (Cow head soup with rice), handmade knife-cut noodles , boiled barley (and rice), Gamja Jeon (Potato Pancakes)
  • Additional Facility : parking lots, public restrooms (2complexs)

History and Legend

Stared in 1796, Bukpyoung Market had a 200-year history and only opened 6 times a month on 3rd and 8th of each month. But the barter

system is expected to exist far earlier than the 200 year history.

It was originally located in Weol-dong(today's Naan-dong) but was moved to the Southern hill of Jeoncheon. But it was destructed by a flood occurred on8th , October, 1910. So later it was moved to Southern village of Bukpyoung 1-ri and grew with the increasing number of population. Since 1932, it has located in today's place between Bukpyoung and Gumi what provides more convenient transportation service.

Liked with #7, 38, 42 national highways, as well as ports, this market is getting better and betterr in its size and quality. In this place , visitors can feel all about traditional markets from the daily lives of the residents.

It was once called Dwitdeureu, Dwitdeuri, Dwitttureujangin its dialect, but now it has been called Dwitdeul, the very traditional expression of Bukpyoung.