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Namdaemun Traditional Market in Seoul

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Namdaemun Traditional Market in Seoul


Namdaemun Traditional Market in Seoul is one of Korea’s oldest public markets and a vibrant place to witness Korea’s boisterous “jangteo” market culture.

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Noryangjin Fisheries Wholesale Market

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Noryangjin Fisheries Wholesale Market


There’s something fishy at Noryangjin Fisheries Wholesale Market, Korea’s largest fisheries market, which serves 30,000 daily customers and 40% of greater Seoul’s seafood.

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Gangnam Style! Seoul Luxe in Cheongdam-dong

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Gangnam Style! Seoul Luxe in Cheongdam-dong


The Seoul neighborhood of Cheongdam-dong is perhaps the best example of “Gangnam Style,” among the city’s most expensive to eat, shop and play.

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Myeongdong Shopping District in Seoul

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Myeongdong Shopping District in Seoul


The Myeongdong Shopping District in Seoul boasts some of the world’s most expensive real estate, thanks to its reputation as Korea’s shopping Mecca.

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Hongdae Furniture Street in Seoul

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Hongdae Furniture Street in Seoul


Hongdae Furniture Street in Seoul is perhaps the place to go in Korea’s capital for well-crafted and inexpensive custom-made furniture.

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Yangjae Flower Market in Seoul

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Yangjae Flower Market in Seoul


The Yangjae-dong Flower Market in Seoul is Korea’s largest flower market and a great place to find cheap plants and everything you need to care for them.

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Insadong’s Cheerful Ssamzie-gil Complex

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Insadong’s Cheerful Ssamzie-gil Complex


Among Seoul’s best places is Insadong’s cheerful Ssamzie-gil complex. The popular multi-level mall is a wonderful art, culture and retail destination.

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Gwangjang Traditional Market in Seoul

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Gwangjang Traditional Market in Seoul


Started back in 1905, Gwangjang Market is Seoul’s oldest traditional daily marketplace. Stop by to visit some of the 5,000 vendors justly famous for their fine silks and delicious bindaetteok pancakes!

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Seoul Folk Flea Market

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Seoul Folk Flea Market


This Seoul Folk Flea Market sells everything under the sun, from Joseon-era pottery to a real tiger pelt. It’s a great place to get one-of-a-kind gifts.

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Insa-dong’s Tradition and Modernity in Seoul

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Insa-dong’s Tradition and Modernity in Seoul


Seoul’s Insa-dong starts modestly, but as the main road continues, the neighborhood’s charming tea shops, restaurants and galleries are revealed.

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