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Get The Best Korean Food Trip And Shopping Experience At These Traditional Markets!

Seomun Market in Daegu.

Traditional markets don't just offer a unique experience for travelers but it is also save you some bucks along your trip. Experience the authentic Korean lifestyle when shopping and eating at these three traditional markets!



1. Gwangjang Market

Gwangjang Market.

Gwangjang Market is the 1st permanent street market in Korea. Situated close to Dongdaemun Market, this traditional market is a great place to shop for a wide range of textiles. The traditional market also offers a great Korean food experience with its many food stalls and restaurants.


Address: 88, Changgyeonggung-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul

서울특별시 종로구 창경궁로 88


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2. Bangsan Market

Bangsan Market.

Bangsan Market is a great place to find ingredients for baking enthusiasts. Back in the day, it was hard to find baking ingredients and this market was the go-to place before online markets existed. You can also import goods here such as sugar, icing, European dark chocolate, and many more.


Address: 20, Dongho-ro 37-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul

서울특별시 중구 동호로37길 20


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Mangwon Market.

The market has evolved throughout the years adapting modern and indie aesthetics. It still has its traditional hint that complemented modernity. You can find fresh fruits and vegetables and even street food stalls that will give you a traditional Korean grocery experience. There are some coffee shops around the vicinity, where you can go cafe hopping. Click here to get more details on what to eat!


Address: 14, Poeun-ro 8-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul

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What’s next on your shopping list during your trip to South Korea? Let us know ‘cause we would love to know them!




10 Comments


Mutiah
Mutiah
Feb 22, 2023

I hope to visit it one day 🥺

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Very informative 😍

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Samuel Meneses
Samuel Meneses
Nov 10, 2022

i will try.

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sygseokjinnie
sygseokjinnie
Nov 09, 2022

thank for sharing this writernim! can’t wait to visit the markets with my friend when i go to korea later.

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Nurul Fitriyana
Nurul Fitriyana
Nov 09, 2022

I will shop at Mangwon Market, but it's more interesting in Seomun Market, only Seomun Market is in daegu, isn't that far from seoul?

Aaaaa I wish I could go to Korea


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