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Gwangjang Market

4.4/5
472 Reviews
Liked by 226
Closed Open on Mon-Sat,9:00am-6:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2-3 hours
Address: 88 Changgyeonggung-ro, Jongno 4(sa)-ga, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Phone: +82-2-22670291

What people are saying:

Must visit this market, it is very big and has many sections: food alley, seafood alley, clothing alley, local delicacies alley, household alley. One of the alley links you to Cheongye stream.

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  • chrisruggaluffagus
    chrisruggaluffagus
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    Nothing different from other markets

    This place was nothing special from other markets around South Korea. Still worth a visit, just to take in the atmosphere. Most of the food is typical street food, recommend finding a place that has...

    Reviewed on /Date(1604710271000+0800)/
  • Pearii
    Pearii
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    The big street food market in korea

    U can enjoy a lot of korean street food and Korea souvenir , gift , snacks , fruits are available here!

    Reviewed on /Date(1592311781000+0800)/
  • y1q1n
    y1q1n
    Singapore, Singapore
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    Authentic local food experience

    This traditional market is the best way to know more about the local food culture. The aroma of the korean delicacies surrounds the area where most of the food vendors were concentrated and you will b...

    Reviewed on /Date(1584323969000+0800)/
  • Wontonlovesfood
    Wontonlovesfood
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    Netflixfamous streetfood

    Delicious netflixfamous Mungbung pancakes, steamy hot knifecut noodles from the netflixlady, dokkbokki, soondae, soju, streetfood between locals at its top with heatwarming seats

    Reviewed on /Date(1580807843000+0800)/
  • Toni Z
    Toni Z
    Hong Kong, China
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    An interesting experience

    Unfortunately on the second day of the lunar year, apart from the street food stalls and restaurants, only like 5 fruit stores and stores selling souvenirs and other things were open. We managed to ge...

    Reviewed on /Date(1580037058000+0800)/

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Introduction

Gwangjang Market is a place where visitors can fully appreciate the national characteristics of South Korea. The shuffling crowd, vendors and their calls and the various goods they sell all make up the unique atmosphere of Gwangjang Market. A variety of goods are sold here, including traditional Korean dresses, fabrics, satins and more. There is also fresh produce, meat and seafood for sale. Additionally, there is a long food street, starting from the north gate of Gwangjang where visitors can sample all kinds of snacks.
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