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The vibrant market culture of Seoul
The vibrant market culture of Seoul

Tour Of Seoul's Markets

4 hours

The vibrant market culture of Seoul

A fish market at dawn, underground markets and night market bargaining (street food in hand).

  • From $41.25 USD pp (based on 8 adults)

  • Private & 100% personalized tour

  • 4 hours

  • Walking Tour

  • Hosted in English (On request: Arabic, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish)

There’s not a whole lot of soul to shopping malls is there? Soul, see what we did there? Anyway, you’ll join one of our Seoul hosts to discover the bustling centre of Seoul’s most time-honoured economy - marketplaces. 

Whilst the city itself is a shining beacon of cosmopolitan modernity, it still houses these traditional nods to its past in the form of street markets.

 You could shop for the latest fabrics at a renowned fashion market, visit Korea’s largest fish market at dawn (quite something to behold) or simply eat your way around a night market and taste some street food - my oh my, sign us up.

It’s here, where locals come to buy, sell, barter and trade, that South Korea’s cultural roots can be felt. Join your host and allow them to introduce you to an institution that’s been around for decades.

You might just need to find some extra room in your suitcase for the gadgets, souvenirs and tea sets you’ll undoubtedly end up buying!

    • Immerse yourself in Seoul's vibrant and historic market culture
    • Join your host and browse the most famous markets and backstreet bazaars together
    • Get tips on how to haggle for bargains, then put them into practice
    • See unique markets and get an authentic glimpse of local life
    • Shop in fashion markets and soak up the traditions of market culture in the city's oldest market
    • Enjoy some street food from a local vendor as you stroll through a night markets, making sure you fit in as many treats as possible
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • Private and personalised itinerary
    • 4 hours with a host
    • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
    • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)
    • What’s not included
    • Airport pick-up and drop-off (can be arranged at an extra cost)
    • Food and drinks
    • Tickets to any attractions
    • Transportation costs
    • Gratuities (optional)
  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

  • Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

    COVID-19 Flexible Policy: you can cancel for free up to a day before the experience and receive a full refund.

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