Shopping

Myeong-dong

04536  27 Myeong-dong 8-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul  

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About

Myeong-dong is Seoul’s shopping mecca and is a must-see for tourists, but it is not just a shopping destination; Myeong-dong is also a hub of commerce, banking and culture with a daytime population of 1.5-2 million. For shoppers there is a mixture of street stalls and retail outlets selling everything from high fashion to casual attire, as well as many Korean cosmetics stores offering high-quality products at competitive prices.

Myeong-dong is very popular with international visitors and fills with Japanese and Chinese tourists during the holiday period known as “Golden Week” which takes place in spring and is called golden week due to the week-long holiday period that takes place in Japan and China. Part of Myeong-dong’s popularity stems from relatively affordable prices here, especially compared to the other shopping meccas of Apgujeong-dong and Cheongdam-dong.

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Address
04536  27 Myeong-dong 8-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul  
Subway
Myeong-dong Station (subway line 4) exits 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

TripAdvisor Reviews

Traveler RatingRating:4.5 (Based on 9613 Traveler)

Latest 5 reviews of Myeongdong Shopping Street

  • Cosmetics cosmetics cosmetics
    Myeongdong is for girls and women. Yes there are some nice cafes and restaurants along this area but the amount of cosmetic and make up shops in myeongdong is insanely high. The clothes shops are...
    Rating:3 daryyyl2019-05-22
  • Good Food
    I felt this area was a kind of hybrid between the older style markets and modern shopping malls. It was primarily pedestrian access (but make no mistake, watch out for small trucks and motorcycles...
    Rating:4 Todd Z2019-05-22
  • A must!!
    A must see!! Full of shops and street foods to try!! This is what seoul is about! Cosmetics, food , masks, etc!
    Rating:5 BerlynCC2019-05-22
  • Racist against non asian
    Nice street with almost only beauty stores with great products but beware if you are not korean or even asian you will not be treated with respect there ! We bought a lot of products and they...
    Rating:2 flamby572019-05-20
  • Don't miss this place
    Definitely something not to miss while in Seoul. The street with the food sellers is amazingly full and interesting for someone who is not familiar with the Korean food, so this is good to see and...
    Rating:5 Bojan V2019-05-19
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