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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
21, Namdaemunsijang 4-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul 04529, South Korea
Myeongdong / Namdaemun
+82 2-753-2805
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is an old market that's very famous in Seoul for cheap goods and eats. You'll find almost anything here. It's close to the center Myeongdong. Be prepared to bargain you might get things even cheaper.

Thank Jaezão J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stay at Itaewon. Took the 421 bus line towards Seoul station. Namdaemun bus stop just after Seoul station. Different than Myeong-dong. Should visit to experience it.

Thank mcna
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This market is rather immense and a little exploration at street level, in the back alleys, upstairs in the indoor shopping centers, and even underground reveals an extensive array of anything from traditional Korean dining ware, cooking supplies, fresh flowers, imported foodstuffs, clothing, souvenirs, bedding,...More

1  Thank WZFMLY
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Huge market with everything. The same things at day and night market. A must If you are turist. One of the largest

Thank Tone Irén A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a great marked located near the hotel we were staying at. They had street food and some restaurants in the alleyways. The market had everything from socks to pans and souvenirs. It opens in the morning, and closes around 10 o clock.

1  Thank Miki N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

not far from central. this is one big area with many wholesale market for all types of products. there is also a night market. you need 1 full day to explore all the markets. must visit for tourist.

1  Thank TraveKings
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Large market area with many side streets selling- clothes, t-shirts, ladies bags, fashion accessories etc. Interesting to have a look but nothing much. Don't worry about visiting this place if you have limited time. Just another market. Myeongdong street food market is more interesting.

1  Thank patrick2042016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We headed here as soon as we arrived Seoul. We expected more after read the article from the guidebook. It is more wholesale market , from accessories, stationary to clothing. The price can be negotiated in some shops, so try to do first. The food...More

Thank Supani
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If in Seoul you will most likely end up at this bustling, interesting and colourful place. It's great if you like ally ways, street food and bargains. Easy to get to and from on the subway. I liked this market as the vendors don't hassle...More

Thank Stevefinch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A whole district devoted as a market. All sorts of things could be bought at the market. I did enjoy the street food. I can across some great dumpling places to eat on the street. Whilst people couldn't speak English they were very friendly. If...More

1  Thank Wayne H
Myeongdong / Namdaemun
Arguably Seoul’s most famous neighbourhood and
undoubtedly one of its most popular, Myeongdong takes
shopping and eating to new heights, with hundreds of
shops, restaurants, and cafes all stacked on top of
one another. The rise in popularity of Korean
cosmetics, fashion, and more has made this area a
must-see for visitors who come and marvel at
Myeongdong’s often frenetic pace and energy. Lotte and
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Nureen A
31 May 2017|
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Response from elisabeth0306 | Reviewed this property |
There's a lot of unofficial goods such as fans, notebooks, pens, calendars, file and others in insadong and namdaemun. I would recommend dongdaemun doota 5th floor store called arirang to buy kpop/actor calendars, pen, and... More
Nureen A
31 May 2017|
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Response from CessFP | Reviewed this property |
Actually, you need not worry about getting short of cash because there are ATMs around the area.
Jhabar M
8 April 2017|
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Response from Raymond L | Reviewed this property |
No it's not a wholesale market.