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Myeong-dong Shopping Area, Seoul, South Korea

 
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athenalove's pictureby athenalove Shopping travel tip
added on the 29th of September, 2010
Seoul's most trendy and popular shopping area, Myeoing-dong is an attarction in itself. Full of all kinds of shops ranging from big brand-chains to traditional Korean souvenir shops, the street is a shopping-mecca for visitors.

At night, the area is filled with people, visitors and locals alike who come out to spend some fun time in the restaurants, bars or nightclubs. An annual festival takes place also there which attracts more people, giving the place a busy, noisy aspect.

Even if you're not into much fun, or just would like to do some shopping for the family and friends back home, Myeong-dong is a place to visit in any way.

Address:
Seoul, South Korea

Price:
Prices range from average to expensive.

Opening Hours:
Day and night.

How to get there:
To the Myeong-dong station with the subway Line 4.

 
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