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Seoul Folk Flea Market (서울 풍물시장)

  • Seoul Folk Flea Market (서울 풍물시장)
  • Seoul Folk Flea Market (서울 풍물시장)
  • Seoul Folk Flea Market (서울 풍물시장)
  • Seoul Folk Flea Market (서울 풍물시장)
  • Seoul Folk Flea Market (서울 풍물시장)
  • Seoul Folk Flea Market (서울 풍물시장)
  • Seoul Folk Flea Market (서울 풍물시장)
  • Seoul Folk Flea Market (서울 풍물시장)
  • Seoul Folk Flea Market (서울 풍물시장)
  • Seoul Folk Flea Market (서울 풍물시장)
  • Seoul Folk Flea Market (서울 풍물시장)
  • Seoul Folk Flea Market (서울 풍물시장)
  • Seoul Folk Flea Market (서울 풍물시장)
  • Seoul Folk Flea Market (서울 풍물시장)
  • Seoul Folk Flea Market (서울 풍물시장)
  • Seoul Folk Flea Market (서울 풍물시장)
  • Seoul Folk Flea Market (서울 풍물시장)
  • Seoul Folk Flea Market (서울 풍물시장)
  • Seoul Folk Flea Market (서울 풍물시장)
  • Seoul Folk Flea Market (서울 풍물시장)

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Address
21, Cheonho-daero 4-gil, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 동대문구 천호대로4길 21 (신설동)
Type / Products
Traditional Markets / General products
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-2232-3367
Homepage
pungmul.seoul.go.kr (Korean only)
  • Information
    Introduction
    The Seoul Folk Flea Market is located around Cheonggyecheon Stream's Hwanghakgyo Bridge and Sinseol-dong Station and is on its way to becoming a famous tourist attraction along with the already famous Cheonggyeocheon Stream. The Seoul Folk Flea Market is one of the major folk flea markets preserving the culture of the traditional Korean marketplace and drawing in visitors with a range of folk items that embody the unique charm of Korea. Folk items include everyday items, souvenirs, traditional goods and even traditional foods, allowing visitors to enjoy shopping and eating all under the same roof.

    The Seoul Folk Flea Market originated from the flea market in Hwanghak-dong where many street shops and vendors gathered around Cheonggyecheon Stream before it was restored and modernized into its current state. The market was relocated to the Dongdaemun History & Culture Park (Formerly Dongdaemun Stadium) while the Cheonggyecheon Stream was undergoing restorations, and was moved back to Cheonggyecheon Stream sometime later. Seoul City aims to market Seoul Folk Flea Market as a new shopping spot at its current location, the former site of Sungin Girls' Middle School on Cheonggyeo 8-ga Street, near Cheonggyeocheon Stream to develop the Korean representative folk flea market-related tourism industry.

    The main items of the Seoul Folk Flea Market include a diverse range of folk items, traditional crafts, local specialties and fashion items. You may also enjoy a range of foods and snacks including traditional Korean food and fusion cuisine from all over the world. What is special about the market is that you can find rare goods and authentic traditional items that cannot be found at other markets. The market atmosphere is a mix of old, revered traditions and modern aspects, providing visitors with a great shopping experience. The Seoul Folk Flea Market is truly a traditional flea market well worth visiting.

    Description of Products Offered
    General goods, tourism souvenirs, traditional goods, traditional foods

    Operating Hours
    10:00-19:00 (Restaurant open until 22:00)

    Closed
    Second & fourth Tuesday of every month

    Opening Date
    April 26, 2008

    Store Information
    [1F]
    - General goods (Tools, electronics, living goods)
    - Restaurants
    - Clothes
    - Antique crafts
    - Tourism information center

    [2F]
    - General goods (Tools, electonics, living goods, sporting goods)
    - Restaurants
    - Clothes
    - Local specialty products
    - Tourism souvenirs

    Convenient Facilities
    Not available

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Restrooms
    Available

    Credit Cards
    Accepted (Varies by shop)

    Telephone
    +82-2-2232-3367

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