Address : 88, Changgyeonggung-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
- Gwangjang Market is one of Korea’s oldest traditional markets with over 100 years of history.
Locals come here for quality silk goods, bedding, fabric, hanbok and clothing shopping. From 6pm onwards,
the shops close but the food market starts to become lively.
- Its famous for its abundance of street food. Many international visitors frequently visit to sample traditional
Korean food. Bindaetteok (mung bean pancakes), bibimbap (mixed rice) and hotteok (pancakes with brown
sugar filling) are the market's specialties. The bindaetteok in particular is a must-eat dish at this market. Mung beans are soaked and then ground in between millstones into a batter, and fried
up with vegetables or chopped meat (beef or pork). Another dish that cannot be missed is bibimbap. Bibimbap
is a popular Korean dish, a bowl of rice topped with vegetables, meat and gochujang (chilli paste). All of the
ingredients are mixed together before eating.
- Running Man one of the episode which had CNBLUE as guest took scene from this market , after that there
are more travellers came to visit this market due to the introduction from Running Man program.
Direction : -
Jongno 5-ga Station Line 1 Exit 8
Very Easy , Go straight from Exit and Gwangjang Market will be on your left . Just follow the crowd and
the market is huge so is very easy to find .