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Namdaemun Market 남대문시장

If you want to do some serious shopping in Seoul, you’ll want to head to Dongdaemun (mostly clothing and fabric), Myeongdong (mostly cosmetics), or Namdaemun. Namdaemun has a lot of outdoor shopping stalls (selling everything from kitchenware to cheap clothes to knockoff handbags) as well as indoor stalls (selling jewelry — often wholesale, unfortunate for those of us who just want to buy a few pieces, clothes, and again, knockoff handbags). 809 more words

Adventures Within Korea

Seoul, South Korea

(this is updated with new info re-post from the old blog)

South Korea was always on top of my list of places to go. I went to Korea in September 2012, for 3 weeks.  1,059 more words


Namdaemun Market and A Secret Udon Place

Namdaemun was another early morning escapade. I had more luck buying here than in Dongdaemun. I found nice tops and dress for PHP 200 each . 93 more words

Best locations for accommodation in Seoul

One thing I love about vacationing in Seoul is that the interesting sights/landmarks are always pretty much congregated in a few specific areas. This makes travelling so much easier and convenient, and you get to save money on transport too! 813 more words


#ISeoulU Part 5 - N Seoul Tower, Ewha, Hongdae, and Namdaemun

Our planned itinerary went a little down south. Second day was supposedly Nami day but we were too tired from a lot of walking the previous day we could barely move our feet and we couldn’t get out of bed early.Thus, we decided to do some reshuffling. 449 more words


The Two Gates

Hundreds of years ago, eight gates were built to surround and protect the city of Seoul, each of them representing a point on the cardinal and intermediate compass. 658 more words

South Korea

Namdaemun Market

Namdaemun market is the largest market in Seoul, so of course I had to check it out!

There were all sorts of things to buy from clothes to cosmetics to souvenirs. 211 more words