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Gwangjang Market, Seoul
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Eat your heart out at Gwangjang Market, a bustling destination offering a huge array of classic Korean fare and goods. Wander this thriving street market, one of the largest in the country, and browse the 5,000-plus shops and storefronts bursting with food grills, clothing collections, and more. Pick up some handicrafts as a memento, stock up on traditional herbs and medicines, or even take your pick from an array of fresh fruits and vegetables. Despite all of these goods on offer, it's the freshly prepared meals that reigns supreme here. Make sure you taste the market's premier dish, a savory mung-bean pancake known as "bindaettok." Alternatively, you can opt for other well-known dishes, such as "bibimbap" (a rice bowl filled with meat and vegetables) or "mayak gimbap" (rice rolls with seaweed). For travelers who use our world travel planner, Seoul holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Gwangjang Market and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • visited there to try yuk-hoi(uncooked beef), but it's far too hyped and not worth it especially with that much of people and hassle. 
  • 這次跟朋友來到這吃了很多傳統小吃,體驗了當地的市場,非常特別。還有賣很多韓服可以購買,標示算很清楚,不同區域賣的東西都不同 
  • Its a huge covered market with everything from street food to souvenir to fabric and more. If you can fit it in your schedule, its worth an hour or so strolling in it.