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High vibe

I enjoy this area very much. Relaxing. Nice street and cute places. Very pleasant to see young... read more

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Pleasant surprise

We went to this area in search of a specific shop and ended up at a street that was closed off from... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2019
Gothenburg, Sweden
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sinchon is an area with less to non foreigner. You just have the typical korean restaurants and people will look at you like you got lost. It was an interessting experience and this part of the city is nice as well

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoy this area very much. Relaxing. Nice street and cute places. Very pleasant to see young people all around. Shops are bustling. But yet it is so relax to shop.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed July 18, 2019

You can visit this area any day of the week but on the weekend, the metropolitan government closes the main street of Sinchon in order to let pedestrians to have more space. Moreover, street performers and musicians come to Sinchon and they take the streets...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed April 15, 2019 via mobile

We went to this area in search of a specific shop and ended up at a street that was closed off from car traffic. It offered restaurants, shopping and really cool street performance (similar as Hongdae). We actually ended up listening to opera which was...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank erikn45
Reviewed March 29, 2019

Of those many campus business areas in Seoul, this is one of the best for University students, I think. It's not as touristic as Hongdae. But, also good to visit for tourists. - There are malls, shops, pubs, restaurants, noraebangs, houses for studio rooms, etc....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

Just walk around the district and enjoy the college atmosphere. Since students are fluent in English, do not hesitate to ask someone to help to find best bars and restaurants.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

Visited Sinchon on our last night in Seoul. It’s a great place to shop and dine. Not so crowded as Myeongdong. Lots of dining choices. Love the live performances at night

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

the underground of Sinchon subway can walk to another shopping mall and department stores with different exit ways.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank waytakaj
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

The area is very energetic, plenty of cafes, restaurants, "love" motels, clubs & bars, shopping etc... However the main attraction is people ~ stylish Koreans, foreign student ~ absolutely lovely👍

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

Around Sinchon you can find a strip of street food, bars, clubs, traditional restaurants, and arcades. It's perfect if you want to avoid foreigners, mostly locals in this area. Although a great selection things to do late at night, there tends to be a lot...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Walk within this area, centered on what used to be the
western gate of traditional Seoul, and you'll get a
glimpse of Korea’s past through the beautiful and
historic buildings that are scattered throughout.
Whether wandering around Deoksugung’s palace walls or
touring more historically somber sites such as
Seodaemun Prison, this is one of the best places for
culture, architecture, and history lovers. Jeongdong
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Tham J
July 17, 2016|
Response from eve135 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on where you want to go. All the exits are pretty near each other. Some exits are on the ewha women uni side, hyundai side. Some exits are on the other side of the road likee daiso. If you get out of the wrong... More
David P
May 15, 2015|
Response from d h | Reviewed this property |
Sure! Especially, if you go on a weekday, it isn't as crowded. The sidewalk is fairly wide for strollers and the main street is narrow, so there isn't a lot of traffic. For youngsters, of particular note there is a dessert... More