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Closed: Seoul Folk Flea Market (서울풍물시장)

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19-3, Cheonho-daero 4-gil, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 동대문구 천호대로4길 19-3 (신설동)
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/ souvenirs, traditional goods, traditional foods
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    The Seoul Folk Flea Market has newly been created around Hwanghakgyo Bridge, Cheonggyecheon 8th Street and is now on its way to becoming a famous tourist attraction together with Cheonggyeocheon Stream, which is already a famous tour spot in Seoul. The Seoul Folk Flea Market is one of the major folk flea markets, perserving 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 flea market is a place overflowing with Korean traditions that reflect the lifestyle of Koreans in the past.

    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 Stadium while the Cheonggyecheon Stream was undergoing restorations, and was moved back to Cheonggyecheon sometime later. The area of Dongdaemun Stadium is now being reconstructed into a park.

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



    Operating Hours
    10:00 - 19:00

    every 2nd&4th Tuesday

    Program Information
    • Pungmul Exhibition Hall (Opening in Feb. 2011)
    • Traditional Culture Experience Center (Open all year round)
    • Flee Market for Children & Pungmul Market
    (Applications for participation: Apr.-Oct.)
    • Flee Market for Foreigners
    (Applications for participation: Apr.-Oct.)
    • Local Speciality Event (Apr.-Oct.)
    • 'Haengbokchaeum" Music Concert (Every Wednesday & Thursday)
    • Traditional Folk Item Exhibition Hall (Open all year round)
    • Pungmul Radio (Every Wednesday & Saturday)


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