Food, Korea, Seoul, Travel

Namdaemun Market

November 14, 2012
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Namdaemun Market is one of Korea’s oldest and largest market, taken its name from Namdaemun, the “Great South Gate”. Located near the downtown area, the wholesale markets covers over 10 acres and filled with over 1,000 shops, stalls, street vendors and a few departmental stores.
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Shinsegae as one of the top three departmental stores in the city other than Lotte and Hyundai.
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Enjoyed the walking here as the market itself is not accessible by car.
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4000 won for 10 pieces of masks in one pack, that’s around RM1.10 each.
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Man in conical bra selling super cheap ladies clothes. 
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Namdaemun Market offers goods such as ladies’s wear, children’s wear, glasses kitchenware, toys, stationery, ginseng and lots more in very affordable price.
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Namdaemun famous King Dumplings: Kamae Yeanal Son Wang Mandu
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Son-wangmandu, translated as old fashioned, handmade dumpling.
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There are 2 types of mandoo: Spicy(pork) and Non-spicy(pork with kimchi).
5 for 3,000 won (RM8.50) or 10 for 6,000 won (RM17).
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Spicy pork kimchi dumpling
Moist flour wrapping filled with pork, onions, cabbage and seasonings.
Tips: Get a map before you step into Namdaemun Market.