Namdaemun Market is a premier destination for those seeking special souvenirs before bidding farewell to Korea. Alongside Dongdaemun (Great East Gate) Market, Namdaemun (Great South Gate) Market has stood as one of the largest traditional markets in Korea since the Joseon Dynasty.

Here you’ll find plenty of stalls selling a variety of gifts and souvenirs for you, your family and friends.

Hungry? The market is also host to a wide variety of street food and restaurants serving up delicious treats. Make sure to grab a hotteok pancake or some tteobokki while you shop.

Don’t miss this popular shopping area when you’re in Seoul!

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Namdaemun Market

  • Address: Line 4. Hoehyeon Station exit 5

  • Recommended visiting hours: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Closed on Sunday)

Please note that many shops have different business hours, with some open 24 hours, serving as retail shops during the day and wholesale shops at night.

Tourist Information Center

  • Address: Near Hoehyeon Station exit 5

  • Phone: 02-752-1913

  • Hours: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

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