South Korea is very unique: Seoul is all about combining the new and modern with the old and historic. If you ever visit Seoul, you must explore the local markets. It’s probably the best way to get in touch with Korean history and culture. Find a good bargain and try some delicious street food with our video guide to the best markets in Seoul.
Find a bargain of STREET FOODS of Seoul in South Korea
In South Korea, some of the best and hot street food can be found all throughout Seoul’s famous street markets Myongdong and Namdaemun. Want to check out the oldest and largest market in Seoul? Namdaemun Market is a huge traditional market in Seoul, South Korea. It is located next to the “Great South Gate,” which was the main southern gate to the old city.
What can you expect to find in Seoul’s markets?
Almost everything is available for sale including clothing, souvenirs, purses, and food supplies. Many stalls are open into the wee hours of the morning.
After exploring around Seoul’s outdoor War Memorial museum, we hit a bunch of food recommendations off of a food blog from a good foodie friend of mine, Thanis Lim. Yes it’s cold in Seoul right now, yes I know ya’ready know : )
Thanis Lim’s food guides: