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Dongdaemun Market, Seoul

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With a few dozen malls, 30,000 specialized shops, and 50,000 manufacturers all centered around a landmark gate, Dongdaemun Market combines traditional and modern shopping. Home to the biggest clothing suppliers in the country, the market offers textiles, clothes, wedding wear, shoes, and accessories in addition to electronics, toys, and food. Shop until you drop and get some really good clothing bargains. Wholesalers come at night to pick up the latest fabrics, making this sleepless district bustle until early in the morning. Plan my trip to Seoul with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.
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  • It is a big wholesale market in Dongdaemun. It is difficult to counteroffers, but there are a lot of shops which retail it. It is easy to buy it if you have decided what you want, but it is a little hard when you want to see various things because the shop of a similar commodity is lined up.
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  • We ate lunch at Dongdaemun Market. We ate pig feet, tteokboki and fish cake soup. This is not recommended for people who have weak stomach. The food is not fancy. But it’s cheaper than the restaurants...  more »
  • Korean local brands of clothing, luggage, handbags, misc items are available in Doota Mall. Price is very reasonable and variety to choose. also a bunch of street food eateries around. I really enjoye...  more »
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  • Much more fun than expected. Great food. Proper cultural experience. Spicy rice cake, pan cake, live octopus, raw beef, soup dumplings, brown sugar pan cake
  • Traditional Street market. Mainly Food and clothing for sale. If you like crowds, you must be there between 12 to 4pm on a weekend.
  • korean beauty products galore! all the favorite brands from innisfree to tony moly to laneige...they offer discounts and give aways, as always!
  • One stop shopping area where you get all your needs.
  • I love the atmosphere in this area. Buy tteokppoki, mandu and odeng then enjoy the city
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