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Gyeongdong Market, Seoul

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Gyeongdong Market or Kyungdong Market, located in Dongdaemun District, Seoul, is one of the largest herbal medicine and ginseng markets of South Korea. Since its establishment in 1960, the market supplies 70 percent of the nation’s herbal medicine ingredients and has more than 1,000 related shops and oriental medicine clinics in the area. Gyeongdong Market also serves as a wholesale and retail markets selling agricultural products and fish in about 300,000 square meters, about five times the size of the Seoul Sangam World Cup Stadium.It is served by Seoul Subway's Jegi-dong Station on Line 1.
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  • Went for the novelty of it, realized every store was selling more or less the same stuff. And every shop we walked past, the owner will come and badger us into making purchases. We ignored most of the...  more »
  • Market Jegi-dong station No.2 exit escalator goes up all the time. Oriental or even a fruit cake fish nuts garlic, Korai carrot vegetable chili meat. Everything. Aunt worried it's be careful not attracted to the luggage cart and walk.
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  • Meat vegetables grains will not have, such as herbal medicine and got everything but my mom's favorite market is often a very good food shop and a lot of sights to visit
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