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Namdaemun Market

21, Namdaemunsijang 4-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul 04529, South Korea
+82 2-753-2805
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This is the city's largest market. Almost everything is available for sale including clothing, souvenirs, purses, and food supplies. Many stalls are open into the wee hours of the morning.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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21, Namdaemunsijang 4-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul 04529, South Korea
Myeongdong / Namdaemun
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"hoehyeon station"
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"large market"
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"dumplings"
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"buy souvenirs"
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Great real street market feeling. Here is where locals do their market shopping, with a few tourists in between. You'll find typical Korean food - not always to the taste of Westeners, so be prepared for it! But if you like typical local street food,...More

Thank Al_Tsch
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had many of our meals over here and got to know many of the local stall holders and the food was to die for. You can always get a bargain but do your homework first. know the exchange rate from your own currency to...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This market is easy to get to via taxi - I just showed them a photo of it on Trip Advisor and the driver knew right where to go. I spent a couple hours walking through the streets and shops. Plenty of people there and...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Namdaemun Market is busy and filled to the brim with great street food, cheap souvenirs, and a general variety of goods. If this is what you're looking for, then it's definitely worth a visit. There are so many vendors that you could probably spend the...More

Thank LakridsKaffe
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The streets here are wider than Myeong Dong and prices of food might be cheaper too. Since we were travelling with stroller, we were not able to penetrate or go in Myeong Dong as the place was packed when we went. So we opted to...More

Thank iluvursmiles
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This market is very big with lots of entrance leading to different sections. It is an open air market with buildings on the side which, each building specialized in different products. There are sections and building specialized in infant to children's clothes, shoes and accessories,...More

Thank Karen K
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A great local atmosphere, you will find diversity of food, articles and accessories, closing, and much more, this is a place to go in the morning and get a fantastic breakfast with locales....

Thank patrickargast
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved the assortment of shops here! From the street stalls to the stores inside multistorey building, every shopper should be able to find something to take home! Besides clothing and cosmetics, there are entire levels selling ladies' accessories, clothing, cooking ware, home decor, artificial flowers,...More

Thank TravelCharger
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Huge area, many multi store buildings. Most of the merchandise is junk, just there is really really, really many kinds and piles of junk.

Thank gruimed
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A diversified market. From clothing, bags, stationery, accessories, shoes, cameras to hiking gear. They have it. They also have restaurants and cafes that serve very good Korean food.

Thank RaymundG1202
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tansomic
April 6, 2018|
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Response from Sutton S | Reviewed this property |
Namdaemun is a daytime market, go to Dongdaemun for 24 hours markets,
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Irene L
March 29, 2018|
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Response from Kevin C | Reviewed this property |
Yes stalls to buy food, variety not big though but it is alright!
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RamanGNoida
March 18, 2018|
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Response from CarynLim87 | Reviewed this property |
I don't really remember seeing alot of restaurant here and even if yes most likely won't have indian restaurant. In namdaemun market usually is to try their street snack. I might be wrong but hope it help you in your... More
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