Gwangjang Market how to get there from 4 subway stations


I share with you four ways to go to the Gwangjang Market from different subway stations which are Jongno 5-ga station, Euljiro 3-ga station, Dongdaemun station and Jongno 3-ga station.

Gwangjang Market from Jongno 5(o)-ga station

The nearest station from Gwangjang is Jongno 5-ga station. There are exit to get to gwangjang market from Jongno 5-ga station.


First, find exit 9 or 10. Exit 9 and 10 are in the Jongno Underground Shopping Center connected with Jongno 5-ga station.

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When you came out, you could see Gwangjang Market, immediately.

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Second method is getting out from exit 8. It would be not easy for foreigner tourist to find exit 10 or 9 in the Jongno Underground Shopping Center.

Because there are two many tourist underground shopping center.

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And exit from 9 ~ 14 are not displayed Google Map.

Thus if you couldn’t find exit 9 or 10, just find exit 8. Exit 8 is one of the official exit of Jongno 5-ga station.

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Just go straight 100 m. You could find Gwangjang Market left side of you.
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From Euljiro 4-ga station

From Euljiro 4-ga station, you could walk to go there. It only takes 5 minutes.(258 m)

Go exit 4(subway line 5) or exit 5(subway line 2) and just go straight.

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Come out exit 5 and go straight about 300 m.

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Or come out exit 4 and go straight about 260 m.

You have to pass bridge over Cheonggyecheon stream.


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You could find Gwangjang Market easily.

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From Dongdaemun station.

Get out from exit 9 of Dongdaemun station.(subway line 4)

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Go straight about 700m.

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From Jongno 3-ga station to Gwangjang Market

Get out from exit 12(line 1). Jongno 3-ga station is so complex. Because 3 lines are transferred. You have to find line 1 to go to exit 12.

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Just go straight about 400 m until Jongno 4-ga intersection.

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You could find Gwangjang Market right side of intersection.

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Gwangjang Market Operating Hours

Food Market : AM 09:00 ~ PM 11:00

Food markets selling like Makgeolli, Mayak Gimbap(rice roll), Tteokbokki, Bindaetteok(Korean pancake), Sundae(blood sausage) don’t have holiday. They work 365 days without even summer vacation. They work on sunday, too.

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But many restaurant closed their last order until PM 09:00 ~ 10:30. Thus It’s good to visit there at least PM 8:00 ~ PM 08:30

Clothing Market : AM 10:00 ~ PM 07:00

Kwangjang Market is famous for vintage item of luxury brand item. These markets only operate from 10:00 to 19:00(PM 07:00).

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Other clothing, accessories, fabric markets open AM 09:00/10:00 and closed PM 06:00/07:00. Thus it’s safe to visit clothing market from AM 10:00 ~ to PM 05:00.