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Dongdaemun Market, Seoul

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With a few dozen malls, 30,000 specialized shops, and 50,000 manufacturers all centered around a landmark gate, Dongdaemun Market combines traditional and modern shopping. Home to the biggest clothing suppliers in the country, the market offers textiles, clothes, wedding wear, shoes, and accessories in addition to electronics, toys, and food. Shop until you drop and get some really good clothing bargains. Wholesalers come at night to pick up the latest fabrics, making this sleepless district bustle until early in the morning. Plan my trip to Seoul with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.
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  • Went here at night, lots of clothing shops. Few food vendors, which all smelt good! Lots of shops to see!  more »
  • A shopaholic heaven. A lot of clothing fashionable in shopping malls and on the streets. You can get a variety of products ranging from clothing to electronic or even items food, seafood and fruits.
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  • 24 hours for travelers. It is very handy to visit. There are so many restaurants people can easily find and visit, moreover, there are not only Korean food but also foreign cuisine. Especially, bistros have been showing up in recent years, they are needed by late-night travelers, so the variety of bistros are also the speciality for Seoul. You should set here as the last stop in a day, because here will represent the charming in night time.
  • Shopoholic heaven!! Stores of various sizes plying their trade. Lots of trendy fashion stuff in the malls and along the streets. Truly bargains galore. Pleasant experience made even more memorable by the honest and polite vendors.
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