Simply Interesting: Traditional markets busy ahead of Chuseok

Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day), is one of the biggest and most important holidays in Korea. Family members gather together to share food and to give thanks to their ancestors.  Many Koreans visit their hometowns to spend quality time with their family, as well as spend time with friends. The holidays also provide a good opportunity to enjoy traditional cultural experiences throughout Korea (Imagine Your Korea). Check out these photos of traditional markets in Korea by The Korea Herald. 

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Article and Pictures by Park Hyun-koo, The Korea Herald 

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“Gyeongdong Market, a traditional market, in Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, saw brisk foot traffic on Monday, with people shopping for their Chuseok offerings and food for the upcoming 10-day-long holiday.”

 

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