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27 April 2013

Inside Gwangjung Market, near Dongdaemun

Inside Gwangjung Market, near Dongdaemun

I had a great time at Gwangjang Market.

Food Stalls Inside Gwangjang Market, near Dongdaemun, Seoul, Korea

Food Stalls Inside Gwangjang Market, near Dongdaemun, Seoul, Korea

Gwang Jang market is located at Yeji-dong, Jongno District. You can get there by getting off at Jongno 5-ga Station, line 1, exit 8.

Food Stalls Inside Gwangjang Market, near Dongdaemun, Seoul, Korea

Food Stalls Inside Gwangjang Market, near Dongdaemun, Seoul, Korea

You can spend many hours browsing through a wide selection of high-quality silk, satin and linen bed sheets and apparel. However my favourite activity is checking out the local dishes.

Food Stalls selling Bindaetteol Inside Gwangjang Market, near Dongdaemun, Seoul, Korea

Food Stalls selling Bindaetteok Inside Gwangjang Market, near Dongdaemun, Seoul, Korea

Bindaetteok (fried pancake made from ground mung beans) is a classic Korean dish.

Food Stalls inside Gwangjang Market, near Dongdaemun, Seoul, Korea

Food Stalls inside Gwangjang Market, near Dongdaemun, Seoul, Korea

Knive cut Noodle inside Gwangjang Market near Dongdaemun, Seoul, Korea Korea

Knive cut Noodle inside Gwangjang Market near Dongdaemun, Seoul, Korea

There are my locals and toiurists sitting around fiery stoves drinking beer or soju, the local firewater. This place is a cheap and cheerful spot for a filling late-night snack.

Dumplings inside Gwangjang Market near Dongdaemun, Seoul, Korea

Dumplings inside Gwangjang Market near Dongdaemun, Seoul, Korea

Inside the market, find more than 200 food stalls selling a wide variety of snacks  from spicy Korean rice cakes to bibimbap (mixed rice).

Stalls selling all sort of goodies at Gwangjang Market, Dongdaemun, Seoul

Stalls selling all sort of goodies at Gwangjang Market, Dongdaemun, Seoul

I tried the gyung dan, sweet Korean rice balls, and hobaak jook, a delicious pumpkin porridge, hand made knive cut noodles and dumplings

Prices of food at Gwangjang Market, Dongdaemun, Seoul

Prices of food at Gwangjang Market, Dongdaemun, Seoul

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