Namdaemun market is 365 days, 24 hours South Korea's representative market.
Namdaemun Market is handling apparel, textiles, kitchenware, household appliances, folk crafts, souvenirs, agricultural products, various foods, daily necessities and imported goods. Especially, various ladies' clothes are handled the most, southeast Asia and America as well as Europe. In addition, children's clothes accounts for more than 90% of the children's clothes market.
Each store is a small but independent company that produces and sells each product. Since it has a distribution structure in which producers and consumers are directly connected to each other, the price is as low as the distribution cost, and because it has both wholesale and retail, as well as intermediate wholesalers and retailers who come from all over the world.
Even though it is a weekday time, a lot of people visit the Namdeamun market and watched things. Especially Namdaemun is popular for beads, jewelrys and accessaries shopping. However, there are a lot of other things.
Namdaemun market is selling so many things that it can be said that there is everything of the country really, also it is said that a traditional culture-type market that is located in a convenient location in Seoul and is developing steadily.
However, the most famous items in Namdaemun market is beads, jewelrys and accessories related items. Korean as well as foreigners can visit the Namdaemun market directly at a reasonable price to purchase various accessories.
Now I will introduce some buildings located in Namdaemun. You can buy good quality beads, jewelrys and accessories there. Can you see through below picture how many items they selling.
1) Coco Accessaries Mall
It is about 80 meters from the entrance of the central road and is on the left side of the street. Hair accessories, and small accessories.
2) Yusung accessories
Here is lacated nearby Coco Accessaries Mall that looks into the left alley.
This mall handling mainly hair accessories, scarfs, small bags, key rings and other small accessories. It's cleaner than others but it's narrow.
3) Trillion Accessories Building
It is a newer one, the inside is clean and well arranged compared to other places. I recommend this place if your first time shopping. The road is not so narrow, so it has the advantage of being easy to see.
4) Deado Jewelry Mall
Finally, when you go down the main road and pass the Coco Accessaries Mall, you will see the building on the right. This is selling items that are mainly geared to accessories(earrings, bracelets, rings, necklaces and etc.) Rarely, there are scarves, dolls, bags. Like other places, it is selling well but wholesale and B2B preferred.
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DongWon KWAK. Korea Venture Capital and Startup Expert.