Shopping

Myeong-dong

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

See & Do Shopping

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 9939 Traveler)

Latest 5 reviews of Myeongdong Shopping Street

  • Must see
    Well organized market that has everything from electronics, to groceries, to clothes, to cafes. Everyone was pleasant and no one was pushy. Highly recommend to visit and try some of the local cuisine
    Rating:5 Dayter2019-09-23
  • Central skincare products!
    Crowded place. But good to come. Many halal street foods too... if you love skincare products, you should go to this place. I took taxi from hotel near Anguk Station, with just 4000 won... cheap...
    Rating:5 ikewidy2019-09-22
  • Lots of good things to see
    The shopping street is a series of closed off roads where vendors sell local foods in the evening. Cosmetic shops and local grocery stores proliferate. Not sure if too many bargains can be found but...
    Rating:4 hkdxbexpat2019-09-21
  • Great shopping and street food 🍲
    Top area to go shopping. Really good street food as well !! All diff. brands there. Lots of shops for cloth, beauty products and other things. Reasonably priced.
    Rating:5 Tazigmail2019-09-21
  • Birthday trip
    This was our stop before lunch. This shopping district was very not too crowded and we freely walked from vendors stalls to shops without any rush. Some of us were even braved enough to sample free...
    Rating:4 valdaross2019-09-20
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