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Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP)

04566  281 Euljiro, Jung-gu, Seoul (Euljiro 7-ga)  

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About

- DDP selected as one of the "Top 52 Places to Visit in 2015" by the New York Times
- Was the most Instagram tagged location in Korea in the year 2015 
- Was included in the list of the top 5 most popular places according to Korean Facebook users in 2015 
- Was the filming location for the SBS drama "You Who Came from the Stars," the KBS2 drama "Producer," and the MBC drama "She Was Pretty." 

Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) is the newest and most iconic landmark of the Korean design industry. Located at the center of the Dongdaemun area, the DDP will serve as a key venue for design-related shows and conferences, exhibitions, and other events and gatherings. 

Designed by world renowned architect, Zaha Hadid, DDP is the world’s largest atypical architecture. The DDP is comprised of five halls: Art Hall, Museum, Design Lab, Design Market, and Dongdaemun History and Culture Park. The Art Hall is the primary launch pad for the Korean creative industry. The hall is a key venue for conventions, trade shows, exhibitions, fashion shows, concerts and performances. The Museum Hall brings together Korean design and global trends. The Museum Hall is comprised of five sections: Design Playground, Design Dulle-gil(trail), Design Museum, Design Exhibition Hall, and the Design Rest Area. The Design Lab serves as an incubator for rising Korean and international creative product designers. The Design Market is a multipurpose space that combines culture, experiences and shopping. This hall is open 24 hours a day to provide added convenience to visitors of Dongdaemun Market, the town that never sleeps. 

The Dongdaemun History & Culture Park is the newest park in downtown Seoul. The park gives a glimpse of how the area was once used as a military training ground during the Joseon dynasty. The park seamlessly extends onto the rooftop of DDP, making it a truly unique park in Korea.

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Address
04566  281 Euljiro, Jung-gu, Seoul (Euljiro 7-ga)  
Subway
Line 4 Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Stn. Exits 1, 10
Line 5 Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Stn. Exits 1, 10
Line 2 Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Stn. Exits 1, 10

TripAdvisor Reviews

Traveler Rating평점:4.0 (Based on 1959 Traveler)

Latest 5 reviews of Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP)

  • Unique Shape for a Plaza
    Mnet Music Awards 2018 was done here! There are free entrance in some areas for exhibits and garden. It is located near shopping malls and very convenient to go to because of nearby train station.
    평점:3 keeshias2019-01-22
  • Nice especially night fall
    Nice lighting around the area. The week that we went there they are having the mama awards but unfortunately we did not see any celebrity. Overall the building is nice.
    평점:5 Yazid20212019-01-20
  • Stunning place
    This museum is both stunning yet totally accessible in terms of bringing good design to all echelons of public and taste. It is also situated in a fantastic area of shopping, architecture and...
    평점:5 harriskirrie2019-01-16
  • Beautiful design
    I visited DDP at night. Beautiful building and lights. If you're here, be sure not to miss the LED rose garden.
    평점:4 liyana19872019-01-15
  • RIP Zaha Hadid
    So glad I got to see this building. Also Love the shop inside. If you are an architect, this is a must place to visit in Seoul.
    평점:5 LC8882019-01-10
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