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Seoul Yangnyeong Market

Address: Jegi-dong, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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Ranked #14 of 312 Shopping in Seoul
4.5 of 5 stars 15 Reviews
Type: Specialty Shops, Shopping
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Type: Specialty Shops, Shopping

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Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
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39 reviews 39 reviews
34 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This market area is a bit difficult to fully enjoy if you can't speak Korean or don't have a Korean guide to help. While the views are interesting with all of the herbal roots and remedies, if you can't speak with the vendors it's difficult to understand what everything is for. Great for pictures and educational if you have time... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
39 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I went there as I thought it was would be full of Asian herbs. However the market is a lot smaller then what I expected and only a small section was lively. Beside, many cars and pedestrians were in the area, so you really have to watch out while walking in the market.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

My wife and I visited to buy gifts for friends and family back in the US. We wondered around and found many small gifts. Remember you can negotiate the prices. My wife is Korean and maybe that helped a bit, but I did go to a couple of places on my own and got a fair price for a couple... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012 via mobile

Good prices for some of the jewelry, but not sure if things are real or not, they claim they are Korean gems, but quality does not look so good

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