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Bangsan Baking Market

Bangsan Baking Market


Bangsan Baking Market is a traditional wholesale market where you can find some of the best baking and cooking supplies used by chefs all across Seoul. Over 500 stores supply professional chefs and home cooks with all sorts of baking and cooking items at competitive bulk prices.

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Changsin-dong Toy Wholesale Market

Changsin-dong Toy Wholesale Market


Since 1975, the largest toy market in Korea

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Cheongnyangni Vegetable And Fruit Market

Cheongnyangni Vegetable And Fruit Market




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Chungmuro Pet Street

Chungmuro Pet Street


Chungmuro Pet Street is a group of pet stores with dogs and cats, animal hospitals, groomers, and veterinarian offices located east of Chungmuro Station. The collection of markets is located along Toegye-ro street just outside exit 1 of the subway station.

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COEX Mall

COEX Mall


COEX Mall is a large underground shopping center located south of the Han river in the World Trade Center Seoul complex in the Samseong-dong neighborhood. At over 85,000 square meters (914,000 square feet) it is the largest underground shopping center in Asia.

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Daehangno Philippine Market

Daehangno Philippine Market


Daehangno Philippine Market is a unique Sunday street market in Hyehwa-dong that sells groceries, food, snacks, and other products from the Philippines. If you are looking for hard to find products of the Philippines, then this is your one stop spot in all of Seoul. There is nothing else like it in the city.

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Dapsimni Antique Market

Dapsimni Antique Market


Three buildings selling many antiques and other unique items

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Dongdaemun Market

Dongdaemun Market


Dongdaemun Market is a large commercial district consisting of over 20 shopping malls and traditional markets, 30,000 shops, 50,000 manufacturers. All of this can be found within a few city blocks.

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Garak Market

Garak Market


Garak Market is a large public wholesale market that sells a large selection of meats, fresh and cheap seafood, and fruits and vegetables. This large market, which opened in 1985, measures in at 543,451 square meters (5,849,657 square feet).

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Gwangjang Market

Gwangjang Market


Gwangjang Market, one of the oldest traditional markets in Seoul, is popular with foreign visitors looking to sample some of the best Korean street foods. If you are looking for an authentic Korean cultural experience, along with some of the best bindaetteok in the city, then look no further.

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Hongdae Free Market

Hongdae Free Market


The Hongdae Free Market is a fun and unique arts and crafts market where artists, performers, musicians, and visitors can interact face to face. Artists from all over Korea, and even from other countries, meet here each Saturday from March to November.

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Hwagae-gil Shoes Street

Hwagae-gil Shoes Street




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Hwanghak-dong Flea Market

Hwanghak-dong Flea Market


Wide variety of second-hand goods near Dongdaemun Market

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Jungbu Market (Chungbu Market)

Jungbu Market (Chungbu Market)


Jungbu Market (Chungbu Market) is one of the best shopping spots to find large assortments of dried seafood at prices 30% less than other places in Seoul. Dried seafood items sold here include laver (seaweed), anchovies, squid, pollack, and more. The size of the items vary from the very small to large, full fish.

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Junggok Jeil Market

Junggok Jeil Market


Traditional market selling vegetables, fish, and spices

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Lotte Mart At Seoul Station

Lotte Mart At Seoul Station


Large supermarket and department store

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Majang Meat Market

Majang Meat Market


The largest meat market in Korea

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Namdaemun Market

Namdaemun Market


Namdaemun Market, first opened in 1964, is the largest traditional market in Korea with over 10,000 retailers, vendors, and wholesalers. The market, spread out over many blocks, is a dense maze of stalls, vendors, and restaurants. Nowhere else in Korea can you find such a large collection of interesting and traditional Korean items for sale in one place.

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Noryangjin Fish Market

Noryangjin Fish Market


The Noryangjin Fish Market is a large and vibrant fish and seafood center located in the Noryangjin-dong neighborhood near the 63 Building and Han River. The market is open 24 hours a day but is at its best early in the morning when the market comes alive with amazing and interesting seafood. The official name is Noryangjin Fisheries Wholesale Market.

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Seocho Saturday Flea Market

Seocho Saturday Flea Market


Seocho Saturday Flea Market is a large street market that runs down the street just outside of Sadang Station. The market occurs every Saturday year round. With thousands of sellers and buyers, Seocho Saturday Flea Market is the largest and oldest flea market in Seoul. If you are looking to buy used goods and products, then you are in the right place. You can find an almost anything your heart desires here at an affordable price.

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Seoul Folk Flea Market

Seoul Folk Flea Market


Seoul Folk Flea Market is a vibrant indoor flea market where you can find traditional and modern Korean folk items including clothes, tools, and food. Almost anything you can think of is sold here including new, old, rare, and vintage items that you many never find anywhere else.

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Seoul Jungang Market

Seoul Jungang Market


Seoul Jungang Market is a traditional market located east of Heunginjimun Gate (Dongdaemun) that specializes in dried fish and other seafood. The market dates back to 1957, a few years after the Korean War.

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Seoul Yangnyeong Oriental Medicine Market

Seoul Yangnyeong Oriental Medicine Market


Seoul Yangnyeong Oriental Medicine Market is one of the largest and most unique herbal medicine and ginseng markets in Korea. It dates back to 1960, only a few years after the Korean War. Today, it supplies the country with almost all of its herbal medicine ingredients.

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Sungin-dong Flea Market

Sungin-dong Flea Market




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Techno Mart

Techno Mart


Techno Mart is an eight floor shopping mall and marketplace with over 2,000 electronic stores selling every type of electronics, appliances, and gadgets. If you are in Seoul and you need electronics at reasonable prices, then this in your place.

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Times Square

Times Square




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Tongin Market

Tongin Market


Tongin Market is a traditional market that is located just west of Gyeongbokgung Palace. It is a popular spot for tteokbokki, a chewy and spicy snack. The market was established in June 1941 for Japanese residents. The Japanese occupied Korea from 1910-1945.

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Yangjae Flower Market

Yangjae Flower Market


Yangjae Flower Market is your one stop shop if you are looking for anything to do with gardening including plants, flowers, trees, orchids, herbs and soil. The market opened in June 1991 and at first only sold cut flowers.

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Yeongdeungpo Market

Yeongdeungpo Market


Large, covered tradition market south of the Han River

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Yongsan Electronics Market

Yongsan Electronics Market


Yongsan Electronics Market is a collection of over 5,000 electronics and office equipment markets and stores spread across 20 buildings. If it has to do with technology, then odds you will find it here at one of the nearly thousands of independent stores in the area.

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Yongsan Flea Market

Yongsan Flea Market


Yongsan Flea Market is a weekend flea market specializing in used and second hand computer and electronic supplies and accessories at affordable prices. If you are looking for hard to find used or discontinued electronics items, then start your search here.

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