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Seoul to open fashion, food and sports night markets

The metropolitan government of Seoul has announced it will open four new night markets in the city this year.

Dongdaemun Design Plaza & Park, Seoul.
Dongdaemun Design Plaza & Park, Seoul. Image by Nestor Lacle / CC BY 2.0

The markets will be located in strategic spots around Seoul and aim to showcase the unique aspects of their local areas. A food and drink market will be open in Hangang Park in the Yeouido district, while a fashion-oriented market will be held near Dongdaemun Design Plaza & Park. Another third market will be held during public holidays and on special occasions in Cheonggye Plaza and a ‘sports and leisure’ market will open at Mokdong Stadium. If the four markets are successful, the city aims to open up to ten more by 2018.

Read more: koreaherald.com