must buy in jeju korea

Jeju – the peaceful, poetic island of Korea hides a lot of the essence of nature. The Mother Nature has bestowed for Jeju almost all the best from the mild and cool climate, vast sea, majestic hills and mountains. Therefore, Jeju Island is always one of the first names to appear in the mind of tourists who love Korea. And that is also why the land has so many valuable specialties for visitors to choose as gifts, souvenirs to bring back home. So, what to buy in Jeju Island (Jeju what to buy, what can you buy in Jeju Island) and where to shop in Jeju Island? Let’s check out our best shopping in Jeju blog with suggested 11 best things, souvenirs, food, snacks you definitely must buy in Jeju (Jeju must buy) and best places top shop in Jeju to find out the answer!

Jeju Olle Trails
Jeju Olle Trails, the best hiking trail on Jeju Island
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Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak, the symbol of Jeju Island
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The paradise island of Korea, beautiful all year round.
Jeju Dongmun Market
Jeju Dongmun Market
Hallabong jeju tangarines oranges (1)
Hallabong, one of the specialties and must buy in Jeju.
busan traditional market
A seaweed stall
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Bujeon Market – Ginseng Market of Busan. | best shopping in jeju

Dol Hareubang stone statue

Dol Hareubang stone statue (4)

Dol Hareubang is considered the symbol of Jeju Island. Going around the island from the road, places to visit or to the ethnic houses are stone statues Dol Hareubang standing in front of the door. Hareubang stone statues stand tall as the gods protecting the vast island of Jeju.

Dol Hareubang stone statue (4)
Dol Hareubang keychains
Dol Hareubang stone statue (4)
Starbucks keychain souvenir in Dol Hareubang shape. | best shopping in jeju
Dol Hareubang stone statue (4)
Go to Jeju you can buy anything, but do not forget to buy Dol Hareubang

Dol Hareubang consists of stone statues of grandfather and grandmother. Not just one. Seeing Dol Hareubang means thinking of Jeju Island. Currently on the island, there are many small souvenirs with the images of Dol Hareubang. Mini size stone statues are carved, painted with meticulous details. The statue is made of basalt stone so it is very hard. Dol Hareubang is so famous that both cakes and chocolates also made follow these statues stone image.

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Dol Hareubang is a couple statue of grandfather and grandmother
Dol Hareubang stone statue (4)
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Where to buy?

Dol Hareubang stone statue (4)
Dol Hareubang can be found at anywhere on Jeju island.

Where to buy this gift? You can buy it at souvenir shops for tourists. Dol Harabang souvenirs are displayed throughout Jeju Island. It is not difficult to find and buy them.

Dol hareubang beach (1)

Dol hareubang beach (1)
Dol hareubang on Jeju Island
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Dol hareubang at Seongeup Folk Village

Dried seafood

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Drying squids hung on a line in on Jeju island.

Jeju Island is rich in seafood. In addition to the fresh fish used immediately, the people of Jeju also dried fish to store for a long time. You can buy this nutritious food as a gift for your friends and relatives.

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Dried skate and other seafood.

Where to buy?

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Where to buy dried seafood is good? You can go to the traditional markets. For example at Dongmun market. Dried fish for tourists bought as gifts are packed in clean vacuum bags. Some of the most delicious fish in Jeju Island: Red tilefish, Largehead Hairtail Fish, Pampus argenteus, Mackerel, Striped bass, Pagrus major, …

Some traditional markets in Jeju.

Seomun Market
Address: Yongdam 1(il)-dong, Cheju, South Korea
Hours: 9AM – 8PM

seomun market
Seomun market

Dongmun Market
Address: 20 Gwandeong-ro 14(sipsa)-gil, Idoil-dong, Cheju, Jeju-do, South Korea
Hours: 8AM–9PM
Phone: +82 64-752-3001

Jeju Dongmun Market
Jeju Dongmun Market

Jeju Five-Day Folk Market
Address: 26 Oiljangseo-gil, Doduil-dong, Cheju, Jeju-do, South Korea
Hours: 8AM–10PM (Saturday: 9AM – 6PM). The market open on 2nd, 7th, 12th, 17th, 22th every month.
Phone: +82 64-743-5985

Jeju Five-Day Folk Market
Dried seafool stall at Jeju Five-Day Folk Market

Seogwipo Hyangto 5-Day Traditional Market
Address: Donghong-dong, Seogwipo, South Korea
Hours: 10AM–8PM (Saturday: 9AM – 6PM). The market open on 4th, 9th, 14th, 19th, 24th, 29th every month.

Seogwipo Hyangto 5-Day Traditional Market
Seogwipo Hyangto 5-Day Traditional Market

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Seaweed

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Referring to Kimbap or seaweed soup, everyone immediately thinks of Korea, right? In this list of must buy in Jeju (Jeju must buy), I suggest you buy seaweed as a gift.

Not only seaweed leaf to make Kimbap, there are many other seaweed products for you to choose from. Seaweed for the main meal includes dried leaf, cut in many sizes (used to make rice rolls) or fresh leaf (used to make seaweed soup). There also are some snacks made from seaweed. These snacks are made from seaweed leaf which are seasoned and then dried. It’s both crunchy, fragrant, chewy and also very nutritious!

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Drying seaweed
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Snacks seaweed | must buy in jeju island

Where to buy?

busan traditional market
A seaweed stall

Seaweed is popular throughout Jeju Island so it’s not difficult to buy at all. You can go to the local markets or shops for tourists to buy. Please refer to some traditional markets that I have just noted above. Where is convenient for you, come and buy!

Gijang Market (Gijang Crab Market) busan (1)
Many types of seaweed

Dekopon (Hallabong Tangerine)

jeju Tangerine
Tangerine, one of the most famous specialties of Jeju

Do you know, Hallabong tangerine is known as the national treasure of Jeju Island! Only tangerines grown on Jeju land have such a unique flavor. Hallabong mandarins are juicy, and rich in flavor, filled with the quintessence of Jeju Island.

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Jeju tangerine garden.
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Hallabong gardens are full of fruit | best shopping in jeju

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Hallabong, one of the specialties and must buy in Jeju.
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Hallabong juice
Hallabong jeju tangarines oranges (1)
Hallabong fruit shape is extremely cute

Hallabong tangerine prices are not cheap at all. However, due to the excellent tangerine flavor, many tourists still buy as gifts for their friends and relatives. On the island, there are beautiful Hallabong tangerine boxes for you to bring as gifts, easy to bring. To bring Hallabong fresh tangerines back home, you have to be very careful because it is easy to be crushed, broken. Hallabong juice, Hallabong jam, Hallabong tea, Hallabong chocolate … is also not bad choices to buy. Many stores allow you to try them before making a purchase.

Dekopon (Hallabong Tangerine) (1)

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Hallabong jeju tangarines oranges (1)
Hallabong is sold throughout Dongmun Market and other traditional markets on Jeju island | must buy in jeju
hallabong honey
Hallabong honey
hallabong orange tea
Hallabong orange tea
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Hallabong tangerines stall selling products: Tangerine flavored cakes, boxed dried tangerines, drinks, … A lot!

Chocolate Jeju

Hallabong chocolate jeju
This is Hallabong divine tangerine flavored chocolate. Definitely have to buy, my friends!

Traditional chocolate is just too ordinary. Coming to Jeju, you should buy Hallabong tangerine chocolate is the best product. Still wondering what to buy in Jeju island? Don’t hesitate to buy this chocolate right away. If Hallabong tangerine chocolate in Jeju is number 2, nothing is number 1.

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jeju chocolate what to buy in jeju (1)
Hallabong flavored chocolate | must buy in jeju island

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