Mapo Food Street

Yonggang-dong Food Street, which is famous for Mapo’s marinated grilled meat and charcoal-grilled ribs, is situated in the forest of buildings around Subway Line 5 Mapo Station. The cluster of restaurants, serving diverse dishes, including marinated grilled pork, has its location based on the Tojeong-gil. Since the 1950’s, restaurants with their own characteristic tastes and recipes were established in the area. Every year, the Mapo Food Culture Festival takes place to offer Mapo’s representative dishes - charcoal-grilled ribs and marinated grilled pork – at reasonable prices. Various events such as singing contest, street fortune telling, exotic experience programs, traditional folk game performances, and foods are also organized during the festival.

  • PeriodEvery October
  • SubwayExit No. 1 and 2 of Mapo Station, Line No. 5

Mangwon Market

Located in Mangwon-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, this traditional market is well-known for its clean and delicious restaurants.

Gongdeok Market

Visitors can find the market easily by following the tasty smell of pigs’ leg meat after coming out of Gongdeok Station (Lines 5 and 6) Exit 5. At Gongdeok Market filled with pigs’ leg meat restaurants, visitors will enjoy the restaurants’ generous food service, offering sundae (Korean sausage) and sundae soup free of charge upon the order of the pigs’ leg meat dish.
Meanwhile, on the opposite side of those restaurants, people can see the scene of griddling jeon (pancake) 24 hours a day, along with its savory smell.
Korea’s renowned TV entertainment program Infinite Challenge filmed the scene of Jeong Jun-ha’s Buying! at Gongdeok Market.

  • Inquiries02-712-0076
  • Address19, Mallijae-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul

World Cup Market

As a traditional market in the Mangwon-dong area, Mapo-gu, Seoul, World Cup Market and Mangwon Market face each other across a road.

  • AddressMangwon-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul

Dangin-dong Cherry Blossom Road

The cherry blossom road is located on both sides of the road walking toward Hongik University from the main gate of Seoul Thermoelectric Power Plant in Dangin-dong. In spring, beautiful cherry blossoms create splendid scenery of the area.

  • Location Main gate of Dangin-ri Power Station from Exit No. 4 of Sangsu Station, Line No. 6