Dongseongno is the busiest shopping street in Daegu, full of the lively spirit of youth throughout the year. On the street, there are luxurious department stores, shopping malls and many brand name shops for garments and sporting goods. A variety of cultural spaces, bookstores, movie theaters, and performance halls are lined up along the street.
Seomun Market, which moved to its current location in 1920, has a long history. Its name derives from the fact that the market was at the West end of Daegu"s castle. It originally specialized in textile products, and has expanded to include almost any product imaginable – from textiles to small livestock. The atmosphere is bustling and the people are friendly, making it an exciting place to spend an afternoon. The market has thermostats and parking lots to make youe visit more enjoyable.
Silk goods, Linen goods, Knitwork, Artwork, undershirts, Fish, Bowls, Apparel, Dry fish
05:00 - 18:00
Daegu Yangnyeongsi is a medicinal market that has continued its 350 year history through myriad troubles, including repression during Japanese rule. It currently exists as a cluster of Oriental tea shops, Oriental pharmacies, and Oriental restaurants spanning a 650 meter stretch along Namseong-ro. Every May, it holds the Daegu Yangnyeongsi Festival to promote awareness of the significance of Yangnyeongsi"s history.
Oriental medicinal products
* Yangnyeongsi Exhibition Hall Open Mon~Fri 09:00 ~ 18:00 (17:00 in winter)
* Saturdays, Holidays 09:00 ~ 17:00, closed Sundays
Daegu Yangnyeongsi Souvenir Shop
As a souvenir exhibition/sales shop located in Daegu Yangnyeongsi (south of Oriental Medicine Cultural Center), the shop offers various handcraft artworks that represent Daegu, along with many souvenirs and regional specialties, such as oriental medicine from the Yangnyeongsi market. Also located on the third floor of the shop is a experience center where visitors can witness true beauty of making traditional ceramics and Korean paper (hanji) art.
Woodcraft, pottery, red ginseng, traditional Korean paper craft, and fiber products
10:00AM ~ 8:00PM (Closed on Sundays)
Daegu Tour Information Center Souvenir Shop
As a shop located on the 1st floor of Daegu Tour Information Center within
DaeguDuryu Park, the shop was launched during 2000 to sell representative
woodcraft, pottery, traditional Korean paper craft, metal craft, and fiber craft
products as well as tourist souvenirs and Daegu co-brand Chimeric.
Woodcraft, pottery, traditional Korean paper craft,
metal craft,fiber craft, red ginseng, and Daegu co-brand Chimeric
9:00AM ~ 6:00PM
Velvet Gallery Youngdodaum
Youngdodaum is the first professional velvet culture space in the world established by Youngdo Velvet, the world’s largest velvet manufacture company. With gross surface area of 1,300 square meters on the 1st and 3rd floors underground, Youngdodaum displays and sells various products developed by Youngdo Velvet such as velvet fashion clothes, bags, scarves, and beddings. Velvet Experience Center and EducationCenter are also available.
Dong-gu Folk Craft Exhibition Center
Located within the Dong-gu Bullo marketplace, Dong-gu Folk Craft Exhibition Center is a place where various products from 40-50 wooden art shops in the Bullo and Bongmu-dong areas are on a permanent display and also where first-hand experience in wooden arts and crafts is available (for groups of 10 or more only, available only through prior arrangement).
Located in Yongsan-dong, Dalseo-gu, Dreampia is an official shop of Daegu"s joint brand Chimeric that offers all Chimeric products, along with a collection of premium Chimeric products at its concept store.
Chimeric is a joint brand of Daegu Metropolitan City that was established to support and further develop the city"s unique products, such as fabric, eye glasses, shoes, crystal, industrial art products and jewelry.
clothes, bedding, shoes, jewelry, woodcrafts ets. products of chimeric
10:00 AM ~ 08:30 PM (closed on second Tuesday of the month)
Automobile Parts Street
This market, which was originally located in Daeshin-dong, was moved to its currenet location after the creation of a shopping center around Seomun Market. The markert began to thrive after the Korean War, as refugees flocked in from all over the nation.
09:00 AM ~ 10:00 PM