When it comes to shopping in Daegu, you’re bound to find shopping malls and trendy stores, together with wholesale markets selling just about anything you need. The city has a thriving textile industry, with hundreds of shops selling quality fabric, yarn, blankets, and linen at great prices. 

    Daegu is one of the most notable cities in South Korea for medicinal herbs – there’s a wholesale market that’s been around since 1658. It draws mostly Asian tourists looking to buy premium herbs, tea and medicine. You can also find clinics specializing in oriental medicine dating back to the Joseon Dynasty. Shopping is part of the Daegu experience, so even if you’re not planning on buying anything, it’s worth exploring for a glimpse of the local culture.

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