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Seoul Gyeongdong Market (서울 경동시장)   
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Address
147, Wangsan-ro, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 동대문구 왕산로 147 (제기동)
Type / Products
Traditional Markets / Oriental medicine ingredients, Dried seafood, Vegetable
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-967-8721
Homepage
www.kyungdongmart.com
(Korean only)
VisitKorea does not guarantee the quality of products or services introduced on its site and is not responsible for any direct or indirect losses resulting from use of said products or services.
Introduction
As the nation began to recover from the aftermath of the Korean War, farmers from the northern Gyeonggi-do region and Ganwon-do gathered around the old Seongdong Station (renamed ‘Hansol Donguibogam’) to sell their produce and wares. The farmers’ impromptu gathering on the fallow farmland to make their transactions soon led to the birth of a new marketplace.
Seoul Gyeongdong Market, a.k.a. ‘Gyeongdong Market’, is located around Jegi-dong, Yongdu-dong and Jeonnong-dong at Dongdaemun-gu and consists of the Gyeongdong Oriental Medicine Market, the Gyeongdong New Market, the Gyeongdong Old Market, the Gyeongdong Building, Hansol Donguibogam, and more.
Currently, renovations are underway to reinvent the out-dated market environment into an updated shopping experience that still preserves the area’s innate charm. In 2004, Hansol Donguibogam was built and opened on the spot where the Midopa Department Store used to stand. Hanbang Cheonha, Donguibogam Tower-Tel and other areas are now undergoing renovations.
Structure Size
100,000㎡
Operating Hours
Oriental Medicine Market 09:00-19:00 / Traditional Market 04:00-19:00
Closed
Traditional Market : Chuseok, Seollal / Oriental Medicine Market : Selected stores closed on sundays & holidays
Parking Facilities
Available (1,000 won for 10 min)
Directions
[Subway]
Get off at Jegi-dong Station (Seoul Subwa Line 1), Exit 2. The market is directly accessible from the exit.

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Telephone
+82-2-967-8721



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