Korea’s National Treasure No. 1 is Sungnyemun Gate, which was restored in 2013 after being partially destroyed in an arson attack in 2008. Although the numbering system was introduced for "mere administrative use," the historic gate, also known ...
Ahead of the Lunar New Year, Namdaemun Market, a traditional market in Jung District, central Seoul, looked starkly different to previous years.
Korean traditional clothing, or hanbok, hanging at a store in Namdaemun, Seoul, on Sunday, less than a week before the Lunar New Year holidays.
With Level 2.5 social distancing measures extended for another two weeks, small business owners continue to struggle as customers remain reluctant to drink or dine outside their homes.
A street in Namdaemun Market in Jung District, central Seoul, is unusually empty and quiet on Tuesday.
A street in Namdaemun Market in Jung District, central Seoul, remains empty on Wednesday. According to business owners running a store selling Christmas decorations, sales so far this year are only about one-tenth of sales of past years.
Amid concerns over the spread of the coronavirus, Namdaemun Market in Jung District, central Seoul, is unusually quiet and empty during lunch hour on Monday.
Namdaemun Market, central Seoul, is quiet on Wednesday. On Aug. 10, eight merchants working at the Kennedy Complex and at least one related person tested positive for the virus.
People line up at a Covid-19 testing site in Namdaemun Market, central Seoul, on Tuesday, after health authorities reported nine infections from merchants there.
A merchant at one of the most popular alleys in Seoul’s Namdaemun Market has been diagnosed with the coronavirus, stoking fears of a burgeoning cluster after eight cases were previously traced to an obscure shopping building nearby.