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Garosu-gil Road

06028  Garosu-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul  

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About

Considered the Soho of Seoul, Garosu-gil in Sinsadong, Gangnam was where aspiring Korean artists used to set up their studios, away from the more expensive Gangnam districts. Now it has become lined with Asian and European fusion restaurants and cafes, latest fashion and designer clothing and accessory boutiques, art galleries and nightclubs.

This 700 meter-long boulevard lined with gingko trees can be especially pleasant (or romantic) for pedestrians (or for couples) out for a stroll in autumn, as the golden gingko leaves imbue the visitors with an indelible sense of warmth and nostalgia. Contrary to some of the crowded hustle-and-bustle shopping districts like Myeongdong, Garosu-gil offers a welcome change of pace, and is particularly suited for trend-spotting while latté-sipping.

Ambling along, visitors may browse the designer boutiques then settle down at quaint restaurants that give the street a classy, privileged atmosphere. Art galleries further color these roads, as do the fashionable people that you are bound to see.

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Address
06028  Garosu-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul  
Subway
Sinsa Station (subway line 3) exit 8

TripAdvisor Reviews

Traveler RatingRating:4.0 (Based on 822 Traveler)

Latest 5 reviews of Garosu-gil

  • High end unique shops!
    If you're looking for unique stuff, then visit this place. Pretty pricey area! This is where Korean local elite class go.
    Rating:4 BerlynCC2019-05-22
  • Interesting area to walk and shop
    The area was recommended by locals and indeed, it was interesting to walk around. We spotted many local singers. It was dominated by youngsters. We took a coffee and watched different kind of people...
    Rating:4 Rexonaut2019-05-13
  • Love this place! Must GO
    Don't miss to have a cup of coffee at one of the many cafes, it's worth to chill for an evening apart from shopping around.
    Rating:5 CaseyChong_CC2019-02-12
  • place to shop and walk
    famous and exquisite stores are lined up through Garosugil. You can enjoy window shop and walk the way thru after you have dinner
    Rating:4 kim89072019-01-17
  • Hip & trendy shopping street
    Lots of plastic surgery clinics here. It's a hip and trendy shopping street. I came here to shop at Lapalette, but I couldn't find it. Overall, a nice neighbourhood and is less crowded compared to...
    Rating:4 liyana19872019-01-15
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