Thursday, December 14, 2017

Seomun Market, winner of “The Star of Korean Tour 2017”

Seomun Market, winner of “The Star of Korean Tour 2017”

A must-visit tour spot in Korea!

One of the Daegu’s attractions is once again selected as The Star of Korean Tour in 2017! Seomun Market is Daegu’s second winner of the award following Modern Alley in 2012. Among final candidates were Daegu’s Kim GwangSeok Street and Otgol hanok village. Seomun Market was one of the 3 biggest market in Chosun Dynasty. After Korea gained independence from Japanese oppression, it became the biggest wholesale market for fabric.

Why Seomun Market?

The perfect location
Seomun is in walking distance to a lot of popular tour attractions such as Cheongna Hill, Jeil Church, 3.1 Independence Movement Steps, Gyesan Cathedral, Jin Street and Yangnyeongsi Street.

The Korean "sijang(market) vibe!
Anywhere you travel, checking it out a local market usually give you a great insight into the culture and atmosphere of the place! 

A variety of Korean food!
The charm of a traditional market is a variety of food it offers! It’s a perfect place to try different kinds at cheap costs!

Night continues at Seomun 
The market you see during the day starts to close for the day starting 5pm. However, night continues at Seoumun market with its infamous Seomun Night Market!

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Other convenient facilities! 
Not only that, Seomun Market has facilities like Tourism Information Center, Tax-free shopping mall “D-mall” and a hanok guesthouse. Tourism Information Center runs at night, too. It opens from 10:00 to 17:00 and 19:00 to 22:30. You can walk in there to solve any question you have or even ask a guide to the market!

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