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- Moran Folk 5-Day Market
The Moran Folk Market opened every five days when the last digit of the date is 4 or 9, is one of the biggest folk markets in South Korea, gathering approximately 50,000 visitors a day.
Though first appeared in 1962, the Moran Folk Market has become famous as it is since the early 1980s. As it was a traditional market, rarely seen in the metropolitan area, it could grow itself and attract more visitors. Visitors can buy flowers, cereals, herbs, general merchandise, fishes, freshwater fishes, pet dogs, foods, and so on in this traditional market filed with lively atmosphere and warm-heartedness.
The market is divided into 13 zones depending on the goods transacted at each. Located closest to the entrance is the flower zone, followed by the cereal, herb, clothing, shose, general merchandise, fish, and vegetable zones. The goods transacted here vary with seasons:a variety of flowers, seedlings and seeds are seen in spring while nutritious foods and seasonal delicacies like cold noodles attract visitors in summer. In fall, medicinal herbs for winter and crops just harvested fill the stands while the dried mackerel pike, another seasonal delicacy, is tasted here in winter.
- How to reach
- Left side right after getting out of the Pangyo-Guri Expressway toward the Seongnam-Gwangju direction
- Over the two hills after going straight from Yangjae in Seoul to Seongnam and past Kyungwon University
- Public transit:Exit 5 Moran station (Subway Line 8 or Bundang Subway Line)
- 614, Seongnam-dong, Jungwon-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do
- Opening hours
- 09:00 ~ 19:00
- Market day
- 4th, 9th, 14th, 19th, 24th, and 29th day of each month