Don’t Miss These Food Markets in Seoul, South Korea

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Seoul, South Korea is definitely a foodie paradise. This capital city is brimming with places to try traditional Korean food, which is one of the most exciting and diverse cuisines on the planet. You just have to know where to look!

A great option for trying authentic Korean food is Seoul’s many food markets. Check out these three, which you must add to your list.

Gwangjang Market

The Gwangjang Market is located in the Jongno-gu district of the city and contains a vast array of different shops, from art to linens. For hungry shoppers who have spent all day spending their hard-earned won, Gwangjang also offers a huge number of traditional Korean food stands.

Namdaemun Market

The Namdaemun Market has a food epicenter, which is known as Kalguksu Alley. Here, diners line up to try some of South Korea’s best dishes, such as Mandu dumplings and Eomuk fishcakes, two traditional favorites.

Myeongdong Food Street

Looking for a market that is dedicated to food, and food only? Myeongdong Food Street is a stretch of road located in the heart of the most modern district of the city, but you’ll find all of the classic favorites here.

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