Namdaemun Market


Namdaemun Market

Opened in 1964, the Namdaemun Market is the largest traditional market in Korea with various goods in store. All products are sold at affordable prices and the stores in this area also function as a wholesale markets.
Most of the goods are made directly by the storeowners. Namdaemun Market opens from 11:00pm to 3:00am, and is crowded with retailers from all over the country. When day breaks, the site of busy Koreans bustling around the market, creates a unique scene that attracts tourists worldwide. The Namdaemun Market sells a variety of clothes, glasses, kitchenware, toys, mountain gear, fishing equipment, stationery, fine arts, accessories, hats, carpets, flowers, ginseng, and imported goods.




21, Namdaemunsijang 4-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul



Operating Hours

23:00-17:00 (however, varies by stores.)


Every Sunday


Jongno 3(sam)-ga Station (Line 1)→

Seoul Station Exit 4. Go straight for 12min.

*Time Required about 29min

Euljiro 3(sam)-ga Station (Line 3)→Chungmuro Station(Line 4)→

Hoehyeon Station Exit 6. Go straight for 5min.

*Time Required about 24min


Cheonggyecheonno(0.3km)→Samil-daero 13-gil (0.3km)→

Namdaemun-ro(0.5km)→Toegye-ro (0.4km)

*Time Required about 13min

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