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25.9.17

Seoul - Namdaemun Market

Namdaemun
English
Namdaemun is the largest and oldest market in Korea. It started in 1414 as a marketplace managed by the government. The name comes from the south city gate, now located at an intersection metres away from the market entrance. If Dongdaemun offers the ultimate fashion shopping, Namdaemun does the work with food and supplements like ginseng. Specially street food, like pork knuckles, dim sum and hotteok (호떡), a filled-then-fried pancake for which people queue like crazy.

Spanish
Namdaemun es el mercado más grande y más antiguo de Korea, que comenzó en 1414 como un mercado controlado por la dinastía Joseon. El nombre viene de la puerta sur de la ciudad - nam es sur, daemun es puerta - que hoy en día ocupa una intersección rodeada de carreteras y algo alejada de la entrada del mercado. Si Dongdaemun es el sitio perfecto para comprar ropa, Namdaemun es el sitio perfecto donde familiarizarte con el street food Koreano, especialmente el hotteok (호떡). Una especie de tortitas rellenas y fritas por las que la gente está dispuesta a esperar un buen rato!

Namdaemun market Seoul
Enrique opted for some dimsum - they are really cheap, 3 of them cost roughly 2€.
Namdaemun market Seoul
Namdaemun market Seoul
Namdaemun market Seoul
Ginseng roots on display, I love the golden look.
Namdaemun market Seoul
Fendi-like bag charms selling at 25€
Namdaemun market Seoul
Lots of people.
Namdaemun market Seoul
The famous hotteok.
Namdaemun market Seoul
The gate, nowadays surrounded by traffic
Namdaemun market Seoul
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