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Korean Time Warp at the Seoul Folk Flea Market

Posted on Sun, Jan 19, 2014 @ 01:30 PM

One of the things I've learned about Korea is that Korea loves markets. While I think I've done a good job of exploring as many markets as I can in the past two years, I'm kicking myself for just now making it over to the Seoul Folk Flea Market. It's kind of amazing, offering a glimpse into the past with a slew of antiques and vintage items, and you should go check it out as soon as you can

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Tags: shopping in Korea, markets, seoul, tourist attraction, flea market, seoul folk flea market, traditional market, Market

Visiting the Seoul Folk Flea Market in Korea

Posted on Thu, Apr 18, 2013 @ 03:58 PM

Once upon a time the Seoul Folk Flea Market (서울풍물시장) vendors set up shop around the Cheonggyecheon Stream in Seoul, Korea. Now they return each day to well-manicured squares of space within a recently built warehouse location. Some merchants refer to the market as The Ant Market due to its many moves over the years. Thankfully, a friend I met while teaching English in Korea and who is always in the know dragged me to the market a few weeks ago. I am very glad she did.

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Tags: shopping in Korea, a year in Korea, seoul, Market, advice, only in Korea, flea market, seoul folk flea market, Activities to do in Korea, Weekend activities in Korea

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