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Tongin Market (통인시장)

  • Tongin Market (통인시장)
  • Tongin Market (통인시장)
  • Tongin Market (통인시장)
  • Tongin Market (통인시장)
  • Tongin Market (통인시장)
18, Jahamun-ro 15-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 종로구 자하문로15길 18 (통인동)
Type / Products
Traditional Markets / Traditional items
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-722-0911
* Call center: Weekdays 09:00-18:00 / Saturday 09:00-13:00 / Sunday & National Holidays: No operations on national holidays and Sundays)
(Korean only)
  • Information
    Tongin Market dates back to June 1941, as a public market set up for Japanese residents near the Hyoja-dong neighborhood when Korea was still under Japanese rule. After the Korean War the nation experienced a swift rise in population, which led to a natural increase in consumption and demand. As a result the area’s street vendors and stores used the former Tongin Market area as their marketplace. Now, Tongin Market consists of 75 stores, most of which are restaurants and grocery stores. There are also some shops selling manufactured goods like underwear and shoes.

    Third Sunday of each month (Dosirak Cafe is closed Mondays)

    Convenient Facilities
    Restroom, customer resting area, Dosirak (lunchbox) Cafe, office, etc


    Credit Cards
    Varies by store

    * Call Center: Weekdays 09:00-18:00 / Saturdays 09:00-13:00

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