Myeongdong Shopping Street, Seoul

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Search for treasures on Myeongdong Shopping Street, a major commercial and shopping district in Seoul. Featuring local and international brands, as well as high fashion houses and department stores, the area is popular among young, trendsetting locals and travelers. You can also find many Japanese, Western, and Korean restaurants in the neighborhood-- look out for local specialties like donkas (pork cutlets) and kalguksu (thick noodles) on the menus. While you're in the area, visit the Myeongdong Cathedral, a Gothic Revival Catholic church of immense proportions. Plan to visit Myeongdong Shopping Street during your Seoul vacation using our convenient Seoul online travel planner .
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  • The hole is a bit like Mong Kok and Tsim Sha Tsui mixed version, whether it is cheap goods or high-end luxury goods can be found here, the street shop is very good to go, the place is not small, horizontal Street alley are shop cobblestone. There are plenty of things to eat, from snacks to restaurants.
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  • Vibrant and you will be spoiled by the varieties of food and shopping plus the UNIQLO flagship is there next to the subway!  more »
  • Seven years ago, this time to feel changed a lot, the business is very much, there is a bit of Taiwan's night market feeling, but the price is really expensive, things are not wrong to eat, eat a Korean West Rice Dew is very special ~ ~ ~
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The Seoul metropolitan area has two districts especially appealing to backpackers--Jongno just northeast of the city, and Hongdae to the west. Both offer good shopping and dining, as well as easy transport links to the rest of the city. Mid-range options may prove difficult to find in peak season (July to August), unless you don't mind staying at a traditional hanok guesthouse, where loads of character make up for any lack of amenities. Finally, a range of top-end hotels with an impressive list of services and facilities lie scattered around the city.
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