Opened in 1964, Namdaemun Market is the largest traditional market in Korea with shops selling various goods. All products are sold at affordable prices and the stores in this area also function as wholesale markets.

Most of the goods are made directly by the storeowners. Namdaemun Market is even open overnight, from 11:00pm to 4:00am, and is crowded with retailers from all over the country. When day breaks, the site of busy shoppers bustling around the market creates a unique scene that attracts tourists worldwide. 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[Google Map]



• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

• For more info: +82-2-753-2805



Homepage: (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)





Hoehyeon Station (Seoul Subway Line 4), Exit 5.

Namdaemun Market & Hoehyeon Station Bus Stop

Green Bus: 0013, 0014, 0015, 7011, 7013, 7017, 7022
Blue Bus: 130, 104, 152, 162, 163, 201, 202, 261, 406, 500, 501, 502, 503, 504, 505, 506, 507, 701, 708
Red Bus: 2300, 2500, 9411
Airport Bus: 605-1



Additional Info


zipcode: 04529

opentime: Varies by stores

restdateshopping: Sundays

saleitem: Approx. 17,000 goods (including fashion apparel and everyday commodities)

scaleshopping: Approx. 20,000 pyeong. Approx. 10,172 stores.

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