A Glimpse of Korean - Gwangmyeong Traditional Market 광명전통시장 추천기


Market is often sought as the heartbeat of a country, far different from visiting museums, national monuments, or historical palace, here you can feel and see the glimpse of  local people everyday life complete with the busy, messy, malleable, aesthetic, and vibrant ambiance. Piles of fruits and vegetables form endless shapes and colors, various stands sells local tapestries, textiles, blankets, fish, butchers, you can get it here with nice bargain. I can spend hours here get lost and watch this unique scenes

Not all market were suggested to foreigners for some reasons considering their overall facility and the products offered. Gwangmyeong market one of the market that gone through remodeling from the small five day market to pleasant and convenient market with more than 350 stalls in it.
 found my fave korean festive ricecake songpyeon here for only 2000won
 how about korean chicken???
 my another fave tteokgalbi for only 1000 for a big patty, its so tasty too.. its been 35 years since their opened their store
 and of course cosmetic and skin care too
 korean glazed fried chicken dalkganjeong 
 want to try korean sidedish banchan or kimchi,you can find all them here too
 the market is so huge and and sells almost everything, it takes me more than an hour to explore the whole complex  if you coming to korea and want to feel and look closer about korean citizen, gwangmyeong traditional market is another place you might want to visit.

How to get here
Bus : 1, 11-1, 11-2, 12, 22, 27, 39
Seoul City Bus : 6615, 6616, 6619, 6637, 6638, 6639
Subway : Gwangmyeong Sageori Station line 7, Exit 9 and 10 walk straight for around 50m youll find the entrance to the market

Address: Ori-ro964bungil, Gwangmyeong-si, Gyeonggi-do Province
Call Center : Gwangmyeong Traditional Market Cooperative 02-2614-0006



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