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Myeongdong / Namdaemun
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Just around the corner from Lotte department store and Lotte Hotel. Myeongdong shopping street is the most wellknown main shopping area in Seoul, especially for ladies, old and young. Mainly for fashion, lifestyle and beauty. There are many cafes, restaurants too. The most interesting attraction...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank BengJYT
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lots of food and souvenir stalls, and high street shops. Bustle and hustle after 4pm. Be prepared to hunt for bins for your rubbish. We found some next to subway stairs.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank rodandsylvia2018
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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 also primarily for women.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank daryyyl
Reviewed 3 days ago

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) and at times was very busy. Lots of food vendors of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Todd Z
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A must see!! Full of shops and street foods to try!! This is what seoul is about! Cosmetics, food , masks, etc!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank BerlynCC
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

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 wouldnt give us samples unless we ask for...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

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 then taste...

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Bojan V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This shopping street is a perfect shopping street for those who like to shop and eat at the same time without having to go any other places Can find a types of food and many cosmetics and skin care and some good brands

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank V7568GOkarenn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If your a make up lover then myeongdong street is the best for you. You can found almost everything and every brand you can name on. After shopping you can eat street food coz at night there’s a lot of street vendors selling foods.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Unnie2188
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is great to walk around day or night! Lots of stalls appear at night selling food and bit and bobs. I think I walked around here everyday I was in seoul

Date of experience: May 2019
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Myeongdong / Namdaemun
Arguably Seoul’s most famous neighborhood and
undoubtedly one of its most popular, Myeongdong takes
shopping and eating to new heights, with hundreds of
shops, restaurants, and cafes all stacked on top of
one another. The rise in popularity of Korean
cosmetics, fashion, and more has made this area a
must-see for visitors who come and marvel at
Myeongdong’s often frenetic pace and energy. Lotte and
...More
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396ritak
May 8, 2019|
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Response from Shakira A | Reviewed this property |
They are few cat cafe down the street. don't worry once you get there, there will be myeongdong tour guide at the junction of street. look for any korea who hold maps! they will help you accordingly. hope it help!
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Morgan T
April 2, 2019|
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Response from FFadnan | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I think i didnt see any of them in Myeongdong
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arabellasantos
March 26, 2019|
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Response from travelwithcontext | Reviewed this property |
Hi, they do not have one on Myeongdong street.
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