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Dongdaemun Market, Seoul

3.3
#14 of 136 in Shopping in Seoul
With a few dozen malls, 30,000 specialized shops, and 50,000 manufacturers all centered around a landmark gate, Dongdaemun Market combines traditional and modern shopping. Home to the biggest clothing suppliers in the country, the market offers textiles, clothes, wedding wear, shoes, and accessories in addition to electronics, toys, and food. Shop until you drop and get some really good clothing bargains. Wholesalers come at night to pick up the latest fabrics, making this sleepless district bustle until early in the morning. Plan my trip to Seoul with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.
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  • In the past, i thought of selling low-quality, low-priced items, but nowadays it's a low-quality, expensive one. Cheap stuff is made in China. It's just a place to buy auxiliary materials.
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  • Four days of streets in Seoul, Dongdaemun market one that makes me the same happy husband. Udah cheap, very good food fringe that we fit and like. Hehehe also the souvenirs here:)
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  • Much more fun than expected. Great food. Proper cultural experience. Spicy rice cake, pan cake, live octopus, raw beef, soup dumplings, brown sugar pan cake
  • Traditional Street market. Mainly Food and clothing for sale. If you like crowds, you must be there between 12 to 4pm on a weekend.
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