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Friday, March 25, 2011

Namdaemun market, Seoul : enjoy the Korean traditional market

Namdaemun market is one of the largest retail markets in Seoul. Can be accessed by subway or bus, 10 minutes walk from Seoul Station. Many retailers and wholesalers especially clothing are here. Besides clothings, toys, shoes or even flowers can be found here. Wholesaler stores are open from midnight to 6 am and retailers are open from 7 am tp 5 pm. On the 1st and the 3rd Sundays of each month, some of stores are closed, but street vendors still operate.
A lot of Korean food street vendors sell mandu, tteokbokki, gopchang, and bibimbap are here too,. It is a nice place to enjoy Korean traditional market and Korean food street.

How to get there :
Seoul Subway Line 4, Hoehyeon Station Exit 5

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