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Seoul Day Two: Namdaemun Market

Namdaemun Market is the largest and oldest traditional market in Seoul.

There’s something for everyone at this market.  For me, it was the food stalls.  For lunch we had Modeum Pajeon (mixed Korean Pancakes) and spicy rice cakes. 17 more words


Namdaemun, City Hall & Deoksugung

This was the second day in Seoul. I was nervous but yet excited to be able to have the chance to explore Seoul. The fact that I am in Korea still has not sunken in and it became a surreal experience to be walking around the street of Seoul. 1,594 more words


Seoul Station overpass

For the first time since its construction 44 years ago, the overpass at Seoul Station was closed to traffic for a few hours and opened to pedestrians. 93 more words


Adventures with Angie 2


Angie and I wandered around the Namdaemun Market. “Namdaemun Market is a large traditional market in Seoul, South Korea. is located next to Namdaemun, the ‘Great South Gate,’  which was the main southern gate to the old city. 598 more words

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Adventures with Angie 1

A while back I went on a culture adventure with Angie. It was during our Chuseok holiday, Sept. 9th. We went to the Seoul Museum of Art, Namdaemun (남대문), the design plaza at Dongdaemun (동대문), and then to the river/park area Cheonggyecheon (청계천). 484 more words

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“The Core of Seoul where the Past meets the Present”

City Hall Area | Myeong-dong – Euljiro | Namdaemun Market – Namsan 

     The city hall area is the undisputable heart of Seoul where you can see either a wide stretch of green gas, or modern skyscrapers standing in harmony with palaces that are hundreds of years old.Of all tourist magnets in the area, where the past blends with the present in harmony, Deoksugung Palace has particular significance as the background of Korea’s modern and contemporary history.

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