Dongmyo Flea Market
Clothes, books, electronics, toys and more used goods are heaped along the streets of Dongmyo Flea Market. The hustle and bustle of the market is not for the faint of heart. Nearly 600 small vendors sell their wares here, and the market has appeared in many TV programs. At Dongmyo Flea Market, they have everything, so you’re sure to find what you’re looking for, and maybe even something you aren’t, if you just keep looking!
- Dongmyo Flea Market
Sungin-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul (서울특별시 종로구 숭인동) / 1-min walk from Dongmyo Station (Seoul Subway Line 1, 6), Exit 3
- Operating hours
10:00 ~ sunset (Varies by shop)
- Shopping tips
1) If you aren’t comfortable haggling on the street, visit a shop in the alleys. They have a lot of vintage goods.
2) Many places do not accept cards, so preparing cash in advance is advised.
3) You’ll find the best deals right before closing time!
Seoul Folk Flea Market
Seoul Folk Flea Market is the place to go if you are interested in antiques more than just vintage items. This market is the perfect place to find rare and uncommon gifts. It’s a favorite shopping location for antique collectors of all types of goods, from typewriters and dial telephones to old postage stamps. If you really want to feel you’ve traveled back in time, head to the second floor, where the shops are designed to look just like stores in downtown Seoul from the ‘60s and ‘70s.
- Seoul Folk Flea Market
21, Cheonho-daero 4-gil, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul (서울특별시 동대문구 천호대로 4길 21) / 5-min walk from Sinseol-dong Station (Seoul Subway Line 1, 2, Ui LRT), Exit 9
- Operating hours
10:00-19:00 (Closed Tuesdays)
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- Market divisions
Restaurants (red zone), clothing (orange & blue zones), household goods (yellow & navy zone), craft & antiques (green zone), hobbies & lifestyle (purple zone)