Myeong-dong

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Address

Myeongdong-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul

Inquiries

1330 tt call center: +82-2-1330(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

For more info : +82-2-774-3238, +82-2-778-0333

Homepage

http://www.junggu.seoul.kr/tour/
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

Introduction

Myeong-dong (명동) is one of the primary shopping districts in Seoul. The two main drags meet in the center of the block with one beginning from Myeong-dong Subway Station (Seoul Subway Line No. 4) and the other from Lotte Department Store at Euljiro. Many brand name shops and department stores line the streets and alleys. Common products for sale include clothes, shoes, and accessories. Unlike Namdaemun or Dongdaemun, many designer brands are sold in Myeong-dong. In addition, several major department stores include Lotte Department Store, Shinsegae Department Store, Myeong-dong Migliore, Noon Square and M Plaza. The department stores carry many premium labels and other fashionable goods at reasonable prices.

Myeong-dong also has family restaurants, fast food, plus Korean, Western and Japanese dining options. Many restaurants in Myeong-dong specialize in pork cutlet (donkas) and kalguksu (thick noodles). Other businesses include hair salons, banks and theaters. Myeong-dong Cathedral is also a well-known tourist attraction. It is pillar of the Catholic church in Korea and was built in the Gothic style. Behind the church is a quiet space for relaxation.

Directions

  • Near Exit #6, Euljiro 1(il)-ga Station, Subway Line 2
    Near Exit #8, Myeong-dong Station, Subway Line 4
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