Korean Street Food Walking Tour

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Street food at Gwangjang Market in Seoul.
Public art along Cheonggyecheon Stream in Seoul.
Gwangjang Market in Seoul.
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What you'll do

Tickle your tastebuds with Korean blood sausage, mung bean pancakes, rice wine and more on a walking tour that takes in Insa-dong and Gwangjang Market. 

Sample Korean delicacies on a Seoul street food tour with Go City® 

  • The Seoul street food walking tour is included with your pass.
  • You’ll walk through the lovely cultural hub of Insa-dong, visit Cheonggyecheon Stream and sample 2-3 Korean specialities in bustling Gwangjang Market.
  • Tours are in English and run every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 3PM.
  • Your Seoul pass also includes dozens of other top attractions, tours and experiences, all for one money-saving price. 

About this experience 

Discover South Korea’s unique street food culture on this three-hour guided tour of Seoul’s finest foodie hotspots. The tour is in English and takes you on a meander through Insa-dong and Ikseon-dong before winding up in the gourmand’s paradise that is Gwangjang Market.

You’ll visit the old Insa-dong Cultural Street, where shops sell traditional Korean artworks and handicrafts, and atmospheric antique stores are crammed with cool furniture, pottery and other knick-knacks, some of which date back hundreds of years.

Admire the traditional Korean hanok houses along the alleys of neighboring Ikseon-dong, a hipster hotspot where cute cafés and bistros jockey for position with beautiful old-school teahouses, and stroll along the picturesque banks of Cheonggyecheon, a seven-mile stream with a storied history, that flows through downtown Seoul.

Then it’s on to the main event. Gwangjang is one of the biggest and oldest markets in South Korea and the street food here – as featured in the Netflix series Street Food: Asia – is second to none. With luck you’ll have worked up an appetite from all that walking, because you’re in for a treat in the shape of 2-3 dishes from authentic stalls. Opt for bindae-tteok (mung bean pancakes), tteok-bokki (spicy rice cakes) or bibimbap (rice and veg bowl). Or get adventurous with Korean delicacies such as chicken feet and sundae – not, as the name might suggest, a dessert, but a delicious combination of meat, rice, veg and blood stuffed into steamed pig or cow intestines. Wash it all down with a glass of Korean rice wine. Yum!

Why choose Go City®?  

  • Customers save money on sightseeing with our pass vs. buying regular walk-up tickets.
  • Our app makes sightseeing easy – your pass, plus all the info you’ll need is right there in the palm of your hand.  
  • No need to worry about buying tickets on the day, this Korean street food walking tour is included with your pass.

Korean Street Food Walking Tour highlights  

Insa-dong – check out Seoul’s artistic hub and browse traditional Korean artworks, pottery and antiques along Cultural Street.

Ikseon-dong – cameras at the ready for the cute Korean hanok houses that line the narrow streets of hip Ikseon-dong.

Cheonggyecheon – now a popular urban space with public art installations and pedestrian walkways, this stream’s rich history goes all the way back to the Joseon Dynasty.

Gwangjang Market – sample Korean delicacies such as mung bean pancake, chicken feet, blood sausage and rice wine in this huge, century-old market.

Go City is the best choice for maximum savings and flexibility when sightseeing in Seoul. Your pass includes this street food walking tour of Seoul, plus admission to dozens more top Seoul attractions.

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This attraction requires advanced booking.

Getting in

Just show your pass and booking confirmation to the guide at the meeting point outside Anguk Station, exit 6. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the scheduled tour departure time.

Please note

  • This is a three hour walking tour, and as such is not recommended for heavily pregnant women or people with heart or back problems.
  • Cancellations made within 24 hours of the departure time cannot be rescheduled.
  • In the event of a change in itinerary or unforeseen cancellation, pass holders will be informed by email by 6PM the day before the tour.

Where you'll be

Operating hours

Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 3PM. Tours last approximately three hours.

Closings & holidays

There are no tours during the Chuseok national holiday in September.

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