Dongdaemun Market

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  • Address: Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 05:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Restaurant, Leisure, Market, Shopping Center, Family And Kids, Neighborhoods

This is another famous tourist spots in Seoul. Traditionally a shopping district, the area was designated as a ‘special tourism zone’ in 2002.

Located near the Heunginjimun or the Dongdaemun, from which this area takes its name; this shopping zone is one of the few places where people can see a mixture of the old and new world. The Heunginjimun gate is one of the Eight Gates of Seoul.

This area is a part of the Jongno – gu district and it effectively comprises over twenty six shopping malls, thirty thousand specialty shops and selling products from over fifty thousand manufacturers. This shopping zone is divided into five areas namely A, B, C, D and a shopping town of sorts.

The largest bustling market in Seoul, the place is known for its array of fresh offerings and hordes of visitors. Since it is an open market, there are no Dongdaemun Market Tickets, means you don’t have to worry about buying Tickets for Dongdaemun Market or fretting about Dongdaemun Market Ticket Prices during visits. It may be a little of crowded place but with no Dongdaemun Market Ticket Costs or any other costs, the place is worth a visit.

  • Dongdaemun station Lines 1, 2 and 4.

  • Food courts in shopping malls.
  • Traditional street food stalls.

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  • Dongdaemun Market Address: Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Dongdaemun Market Timing: 24-hrs
  • Dongdaemun Market Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Dongdaemun Market(preferred time): 10:30 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Dongdaemun Market: 05:00 Hrs
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  • 34% of people who visit Seoul include Dongdaemun Market in their plan

  • 50.96% of people start their Dongdaemun Market visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 5 Hrs to see Dongdaemun Market

Monday, Wednesday and Saturday

50.53% of people prefer walking in order to reach Dongdaemun Market

People normally club together Gwangjang Market and Jongmyo Shrine while planning their visit to Dongdaemun Market.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures