TOP 6 – Famous shopping streets in Seoul
Where is the famous shopping streets in Seoul? Today, we will talk about shopping streets where Koreans go and where tourists are familiar. First of all, if you think of famous shopping streets in Korea, you will think of Myeongdong, Dongdaemun and Namdaemun. Myungdong is the most popular shopping street for foreigners. Namdaemun is a traditional Korean market and will give you a feeling of being different from a typical shopping street. Dongdaemun may have been the place to buy street food and clothes. In this posting, I will introduce Gangnam, COEX, and Jamsil in addition to Myungdong, Namdaemun, and Dongdaemun. So let’s start with the famous shopping streets.
Myeong-dong shopping street
Myeong-dong is the most famous shopping street for tourists. Myeong-dong is a good place for tourists to shop. Because it is a street that tourists look for many years, signs and menus are written in English. However, shopping streets that many tourists visit have a high price. In my personal opinion, my friends visit Myeongdong only on a special day because it is thought that it is expensive.
Station – Myeong-dong station(4line – exit 6)
Namdaemun is well known as a traditional Korean market. The accessories wholesale market and camera stores are also concentrated, so if you are interested in these things, it will be even more interesting. There are stores selling street food and various goods around Namdaemun Street. I hope you enjoy the street food as it is a traditional market. Food is delicious and inexpensive.
Station – Hoehyeon station(4line – exit 5)
Dongdaemun market is famous for clothes and shoes. It is the only clothing wholesale market in Korea, and it is divided into retail market and wholesale market depending on roadway. APM and Duta are the retail markets, and the back of DDP is the clothing wholesale market. The wholesale market is operated from 8pm to 5am, and it is a place where you can enjoy a lively appearance at dawn. DDP also has a variety of exhibitions, and on Fridays and Saturdays, there is bamdokkaebi market with food trucks, street market.
Station – Dongdaemun station(1line/4line – exit 8) / Dongdaemun History & Culture Park station(2line / 4line / 5line – exit 14)
Gangnam shopping street
Gangnam is the center of Seoul. It is a street where various people gather from college students to workers, shopping shops and restaurants are gathered. Because it is a space filled with famous restaurants, it is a place to meet people. Most people prefer Gangnam as a promising place to meet. Because there are famous restaurants, movie theaters and various stores. You can also find stores of various fashion brands.
Station – Gangnam station(2line – exit 10 / exit 11)
The COEX consists of a huge underground space. Because the basement is like a maze, it is easy to get lost. Koreans are often unable to find their way in COEX. There are a variety of stores, and beauty, clothing, accessories and other products are sold. It grows in this huge space, and there are stores such as H & M, UNIQLO, large brands, restaurants, cafes and bookstores. If you go to COEX, please visit the Starfield Library.
Station – Samseong station(2line)
Jamsil Shopping place
Jamsil is more than a shopping street. Lotte Department Store, Lotte World Tower, and Lotte World Mall, which are made by “Lotte”, are a gathering place for various fashion brands, restaurants, home appliances stores and movie theaters. There are exhibitions and various attractions here. Lotte World and Seokchon Lake are located nearby. If you are looking for a special place other than a typical café or restaurant, search for “송리단길 / Songlidan-gil”.
Station – Jamsil station(2line / 8line – exit 1 / exit 11)
So, I looked at famous shopping streets in Korea. I hope that it will be a pleasant trip. Next, I will introduce the information that the locals know, not the generalized information.
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