1. Hongdae Free Market
Unlike normal flea markets, Hongdae free markets are home to handmade products of young Korean people. Here, visitors can find unique and fancy crafts such as traditional Korean hair ties for 8,000 won or bags decorated with elaborate hand-painted pictures. .
However, the market is only open from 13:00 to 18:00 every Saturday from March to November in the free market area (Hongdae) of Hongik University.
2. Philippine market in Daehangno
Open from 12 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays, the Philippine market is a place to exchange and trade for the Filipino community in Daehangno. Visiting this market, visitors can buy products from the Philippines. Not only that, teenagers also have the opportunity to enjoy delicious cheap snacks such as fried banana cake 1,000 won or buy 3 mangoes for 5,000 won. The market is located in front of Dongseong Middle and High School in Daehangno.
3. Saturday flea market in Seocho
As the name suggests, this market is only open every Saturday from 9am to 3pm. This is Korea's largest flea market located in Bangbae 2-dong Area. Coming to this market, you can delight in choosing for yourself cheap old items such as clothes, electronics or household activities. A minus point of the market is not selling food so after shopping you can visit Yangjae Market (opposite Seocho Market) or Gangnam to enjoy the food.
4. Yongsan flea market
Located in the corridor between Seonun Sangga and Najin Sangga, Yongsan flea market is open every week from 10am to 7pm. This market is famous for the components and products related to computers such as mice, keyboards, sound cards or computers at prices that are many times cheaper than the market. However, it should be noted that this market is closed on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month.
5. Gwanghwamun flea market
As a small market, the Gwanghwanmun flea market is quite attractive to tourists. Located on the way to Gyeongbokgung Palace, this market sells many pretty clothes and small products. The market is open from 11am to 4pm every Saturday. If there's anything you want to sell, you can also sign up and pay a 2,000 won fee.