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[Korea] Representative Traditional Markets of 2018

  • Date02/23/2018
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Photo: Busan Gukje Market

A visit to a traditional market in Korea is a must not only for its wide variety of regional goods and delicious food, but also for its distinctive local atmosphere. However, with so many traditional markets found throughout the country, visitors could feel quite lost when it comes to choosing their destination.

To help with making the decision, the Korea Tourism Organization and the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism have announced a list of traditional markets to represent the year of 2018. The list consists of 20 prominent traditional markets in Korea’s, including Namdaemun Market, Tongin Market, and Mangwon Market in Seoul as well as those in other major regions such as Incheon, Busan, and Gangwon-do. The selected markets will be offering diverse experience programs and multilingual promotional brochures to provide a more convenient and enjoyable market experience.

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Representative Traditional Markets of 2018

Namdaemun Market
- Address: 21, Namdaemunsijang 4-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
Tongin Market
- Address: 18, Jahamun-ro 15-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
☞ Mangwon Market
- Address: 14, Poeun-ro 8-gul, Mapo-gu, Seoul
☞ Suwon Nammun Market
- Address: 10-4, Jung-dong, Paldal-gu, Suwon, Gyeonggi-do (Suwonn Nammun Rodeo Market)
* Suwon Nammun Market is composed of a total of nine markets including Nammun Rodeo Market.
☞ Incheon Singi Market
- Address: 6, Singi-gil 58beon-gil, Nam-gu, Incheon
☞ Busan Gukje Market
- Address: Sinchang-dong 4-ga, Jung-gu, Busan
Bupyeong Kkangtong Market
- Address: 48, Bupyeong 1-gil, Jung-gu, Busan
Busan Jagalchi Market
- Address: 52, Jagalchihaean-ro, Jung-gu, Busan
Daegu Seomun Market
- Address: 45, Keunjang-ro 26-gil, Jung-gu, Daegu
1913 Songjeong Station Market
- Address: 13, Songjeong-ro 8beon-gil, Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju
Wonju Jungang Market
- Address: 6, Jungangsijang-gil, Wonju-si, Gangwon-do
Jeongseon Arirang Market
- Address: 39, Bongyang 7-gil, Jeongseon-eup, Jeongseon-gun, Gangwon-do
☞ Chuncheon Jungang Market
- Address: 42-18, Jungang-ro 2-ga, Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do
Sokcho Tourist & Fishery Market
- Address: 16, Jungang-ro 147beon-gil, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do
☞ Andong Traditional Market
- Address: 184-4, Seobu-dong, Andong-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
☞ Seocheon Fishery Market
- Address: 42, Chungjeol-ro, Seocheon-eup, Seocheon-gun, Chungcheongnam-do
☞ Gongju Sanseong Market
- Address: 22, Yongdang-gil, Gongju-si, Chungcheongnam-do
☞ Cheongju Yukgeori Market
- Address: 46, Cheongnam-ro 2197beon-gil, Sangdang-gu, Cheongju-si, Chungcheongbuk-do
☞ Danyang Gugyeong Market
- Address: Dojeonni Market, 31, Dojeon 5-gil, Danyang-eup, Dangyang-gun, Chuncheongbuk-do
Jeonju Nambu Market
- Address: 19-3, Pungnammun 1-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do
☞ Namwon Gongseol Market
- Address: 51, Euichong-ro, Namwon-si, Jeollabuk-do
Seogwipo Maeil Olle Market
- Address: 18, Jungang-ro 62beon-gil, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do

☞ Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism website: (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
☞ 1330 Korea Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Vietnamese, Thai, Malay)

Information courtesy of Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism