Bupyeong Kkangtong Market, the mecca of restaurants in Busan
The beginning and end of food
Bupyeong Kkangtong Market is right next to Gukje Market.
Walk around Nampo-dong to go back and forth between Gukje Market and Bupyeong Kkangtong Market. The biggest difference is that Gukje Market is the kind of place that “has it all,” while the Bupyeong Kkangtong Market is a food market.
Bupyeong Kkangtong Market has any kind of food—from simple snacks that can be enjoyed while walking, standing, and sitting to side dishes for alcohol! The name “Kkangtong,” which means “tin can” in Korean, comes from selling several canned food from the US Army that came into the country during the Vietnam War. No wonder the market has an endless supply of food!
You will not be able to resist the fish cake road where square, triangular, and round fish cakes of various sizes are lined up. Most people walk away satisfied with a bag of fish cake in their hands.
Cart pubs will line up on one side of the passage, and stores will do so as well on the other side. Round tables and square plastic chairs are set up along the long market alley. As the sun sets, food becomes more abundant, and people sit in small groups while enjoying drinks with happy smiles on their faces.
Head to Bupyeong Kkangtong Market, where there’s plenty of snacks and Korean food until dawn. If you want to eat all you want, come to the alley prepared with all kinds of food!
Address48, Bupyeong 1-gil, Jung-gu, Busan
Closing DatesOpen all year round (Differs by store)
Operating Days and HoursEvery day
Night market: 19:30–23:00
Service FeesDiffers by store
Traffic InformationWalk for 9 min from Exit 3 of Jagalchi Station on Busan Metro Line 1
Get off Bus 8, 11, 96, 103, 113, or Jung-gu 1 at Bupyeong Market and walk for 2 min
Parking: Nearby public parking lot (charged)