Gwangjang Market (광장시장)
Gwangjang Market was the first permanent market in Korea and continues to thrive as a popular tourist destination today. The second floor of the market is filled with silk, satin, and linen bed-sheet stores, which are the largest and most famous in Seoul.
Many of the stores in the area even have their own factories supplying fabrics to the Namdaemun Market, Pyoung Hwa Market, and even to some department stores. Even though the goods are not brand-name products, the wide selection of high quality goods at inexpensive prices makes it an enjoyable shopping experience.
About 5,000 stores
General stores 08:30-18:00
Clothing stores 21:00-10:00 (Next day)
1hr- free parking available for customers with parking tickets given by the stores in Gwangjang Market.
* Jongno 4(sa)-ga Jongmyo Parking Lot: 1hr- free parking available for customers with parking tickets given by the stores in Gwangjang Market.
Accepted (Varies by store)
Permitted (Varies by store)
Jongno 5-ga Station (Seoul Subway Line 1), Exit 8.
Euljiro 4-ga Station (Seoul Subway Line 2 & 5), Exit 4.
Jongno 5(o)-ga Station Bus Stop.
Green Bus: 111, 2014, 2112, 7212
Blue Bus: 101, 103, 106, 140, 143, 150, 160, 201, 260, 262, 270, 271, 273, 370, 720, 721, N15, N26, N62
Red Bus: 9301
Maeul Bus: Jongno08
※ Source: Korea Tourism Organization(http://english.visitkorea.or.kr)