> Column > 20'S CHOICE
Traditional Markets Take Visitors Back in Time
Yoon Hee-jae  |  heejaeyoon@hanyang.ac.kr
폰트키우기 폰트줄이기 프린트하기 메일보내기 신고하기
[345호] 승인 2020.03.03  
트위터 페이스북 미투데이 요즘 네이버 구글 msn

Gangneung Chung-Ang Traditional Market

Location: 21 Geumseong-ro, Chungang-dong, Gangneung-si, Gangwon-do

Open Hours: Mon-Sun 8:30-21:00

Most people might agree that one of the key terms related to traditional markets is “snacks”. Chung-Ang Traditional Market, located in Gangneung-si, offers a broad selection of scrumptious snacks to its visitors. To name just a few of the famous, there are Dakgangjeong (spicy chicken nuggets), Tteokgalbi (jumbo-size patties), and Ojingeo Sundae (squid sausages). The food is served in either paper cups or disposable plates, allowing visitors to enjoy their snacks while browsing the market. In addition, the market offers goods such as clothing, cooking utensils, and agricultural products. In order to fully experience the classic Korean marketplace, Chung-Ang Market is a must-visit for tourists in Gangneung. 

Dongmyo Flea Market
Location: Sungin 2(i)-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Open Hours: Mon-Sat 10:00-17:00, Sun 11:00-21:00
As more and more people find vintage style fashionable, thrift shopping has become a trend among the younger generations. The perfect place to go thrift shopping is Dongmyo Flea Market, where visitors can find piles of stylish vintage clothes laid out for sale. In fact, not a single piece of clothing is the same as the other. People carrying plastic bags filled with unique, second-hand clothes is a very common sight at Dongmyo. There is no other place like this where one can get a bagful of clothes at such a low price. Ever since its appearance in Infinite Challenge, a formerly popular Korean comedy show, Dongmyo began to attract consumers from various age groups, mainly in their 20s. Most importantly, visitors should make sure to bring cash, preferably in small change, because most of the street merchants do not accept cards.

Changsin-dong Stationery and Toy Market
Location: 455-15 Changsin-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul

Open Hours: Mon-Sun 9:00-17:30

The Stationery and Toy Market at Changsin-dong is a true heaven for both children and adults. The entire street is filled with different kinds of toys and stationery such as stuffed animals, mini cars, rubber balls, stickers, pencil sets, and more. The best part of toy shopping at Changsin-dong is that most products have a 20 to 30 percent discount compared to their original prices elsewhere. The target consumers vary in age groups – children, parents, grandparents, and “kidults”. “Kidult” is a term referring to adults who pursue interests that are perceived as suitable for children. With a growing number of adults who admit they are “kids at heart”, there are many grown-ups at the market who are shopping for themselves, not for children. Most certainly, a trip to Changsin-dong can bring back childhood memories for visitors.




폰트키우기 폰트줄이기 프린트하기 메일보내기 신고하기
트위터 페이스북 미투데이 요즘 네이버 구글 msn 뒤로가기 위로가기
이 기사에 대한 댓글 이야기 (0)
자동등록방지용 코드를 입력하세요!   
- 200자까지 쓰실 수 있습니다. (현재 0 byte / 최대 400byte)
- 욕설등 인신공격성 글은 삭제 합니다. [운영원칙]
이 기사에 대한 댓글 이야기 (0)
School Violence, Reaching Beyond the School Walls
Students’ Right to Education: Well-Reflected Through Online Learning Services?
Beware of the Orange Warning: Anyone Could Be a Victim of Messenger Phishing
Listen to the Superheroes: What Superpowers Do You Want to Have?
The Stalking Punishment Act: A 22-Year Step Forward
A Way of Making Every Day Count: The Miracle Morning
Find a Bookstore that Suits Your Taste
Hanyang University’s First MUN: The Start of a New Chapter
Go Away COVID-19! The Hanyang Goblins Are Here!
Making Mobility Easy: How One of Our Very Own Became the CEO of a Mobility Startup
About HJSubscriptionTo HJFree BoardContact UsPrivacy PolicyYouth Protection Policy
Executive Editor Professor Yun Seong-won | Editor-in-Chief Lee Jung-joo Youth Protection Officer : Lee Jung-joo
Seoul Campus, 222 Wangsimni-ro, Seongdong-gu, Seoul, 04763, Rep. of KOREA | Tel_02 2220 4774
Ansan Campus, 55 Hanyangdaehak-ro, Sangnok-gu, Ansan Kyeonggi-do, 426-791, Korea
Copyright © 2007 The Hanyang Journal. All rights reserved.