Market Guide

Location:6-1, Yeji-dong, Jongro-gu, Seoul
Established Date: July, 1905
Number of Stores: 5,000 Stores

Official Seoul Traditional Market No.1

Gwangjang Market is Korea’s first official traditional market with 110 years of history; recently, it has been selected as one of the top ten tourist attraction by Chinese tourists.

Numerous delicacies that are being sold in the market alleys are famous. Especially the fabric for Hanbok (Korean traditional costume), curtains, bedclothes, and more fabric related products are considered as a sensual design.

Also recently, drug gimbap, bindaetteok (Mung Bean Pancake), sashimi, and other food products have brought popularity to the market.

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