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9 Shopping holes in Seoul, South Korea

2018-03-13 14:24:43

Those who know a little about South Korea know that many place names in South Korea have a "hole" word, such as "Seoul City, South District, Lin Meidong", "Myeongdong" is famous, do overseas U distribution Korean makeup partners understand it... But do you know what the word "hole" means? Many people on the Internet vaguely explain as "street", in fact, it is not, the following will give you to do science. "Dong 동", in fact, is one of the old administrative divisions of South Korea, the meaning is equivalent to "village", because its pronunciation is close to the Chinese "cave", so it is directly transliterated as "cave" in China, so it does not mean the meaning of a street, let alone the Chinese literal cave...... Well, let's get back to business and talk about several "villages" that you must go to travel and shopping in South Korea! 1. Myeongdong (명동) When it comes to shopping malls in South Korea, Myeongdong in Jung-gu, Seoul is the first to go! Myeongdong is the most representative of Seoul's popular shopping street, popular with foreign tourists, known as the gathering place of Korean fashion trends, popular clothing area. There are not only a lot of brand monopoly, high-end department stores, but also a lot of fashion, Korean design, jewelry, brand cosmetics and so on. Myeongdong shopping should be a must for many foreign tourists to Seoul, South Korea. Myeongdong Traffic information: Myeongdong Street 2 is immediately after exit 6 of Myeongdong Station on Subway Line 4. Samcheong-dong (삼청동) The second shopping mall in Seoul is Samcheong-dong, where traditional Korean culture and global culture merge. Sanqingdong is a street full of art. Traditional Hanok galleries are transformed, modern cafes are decorated, and of course Samcheong-dong is famous for its snacks from all over the world and its atmosphere filled restaurants. Although Samcheong-dong is famous for its food culture, the art, jewelry and specially designed clothes in Samcheong-dong also attract many young people. Samcheong-dong: Exit 1, Ansguk Station, Subway Line 3 3. Insa-dong (인사동) Located next to some of Seoul's famous palaces, Insa-dong is a rare space where ancient and traditional Korean artifacts are circulating. Insa-dong is the main road, with many small alleys on both sides, which is like a maze. In this maze gathered art galleries, traditional crafts, ancient art, traditional tea, traditional clothing and so on. Every home in Insa-dong is very special and is loved by young and middle-aged foreigners. Coming to a country and wanting to learn about its traditions should be a must for travel, right? Insa-dong: Exit 6, Anguk Station, Subway Line 3 4. Cheongdam-dong (청담동)& Apgujeong-dong (압구정동) Another famous shopping district in Korea. It is home to many of the world's top luxury brands and department stores. The famous goods and fashion along the street attract many tourists. Here a lot of shop decoration design is also unique, each has its own characteristics. In addition to having Korea's top famous products, there are many ancient famous products and special maintenance of famous products. From high-end brands to local design brands with a sense of design are gathered here, it can be called another pioneer street leading fashion trends in South Korea. Access: Cheongdam-dong: Cheongdam-dong Subway Line 7 Apgujeong-dong: Subway Line 3 Apgujeong Station 5. Young people dominate pop culture in Shinchon-dong (시촌) and the Idae area of Shinchon, Seoul, where Yonsei University (연세대학교), Sogang University (서강대학교), and Ewha Women's University (이화여자대학교) are located. In addition to the lack of a variety of restaurants along the street, shopping is of course a major feature of this area. All kinds of clothing, accessories, and a lot of rich design sense of Korean local design clothing, attracting a lot of foreign tourists. The reason why many young people love here is not only because the clothes here are very popular and fashionable, but also because the prices of goods here are relatively moderate. Sinchon-dong: Subway Line 2 Sinchon Station 6. Sinsa-dong (신사동) The most famous shopping street in Sinsa-dong, Seoul, is the mall in Sinsa-dong. The mall is a distinctive commercial street. There are many tall ginkgo trees on both sides of the avenue, where there are a lot of cafes, concept restaurants, of course, there are also fashion, creative home, jewelry, each shop is very distinctive. The streets are clean and exotic. It is called a must-visit road in Seoul! It is also known as the "hipster road" in Korea. The fashionable men and women shopping in Xinsha Cave is one of the sights of this street. These exquisitely dressed young people are full of Korean characteristics, exquisite makeup and fashionable costumes, very attractive! Sinsa-dong Transportation information: Subway Line 3 Sinsa Station 7. Seogyo-dong (서교동) (Hongdae) A trendy gathering place, a favorite place for young people, and of course a representative area of Seoul nightlife, several clubs and romantic bars are gathered here. Of course, there are also fashion clothes, accessories and other places! Hongda's Trick Museum, Imagination Space, FreeMarket, CLUB, stars and so on are all representatives of Hongda! Seogyo-dong: Hongdaemun Station, Subway Line 2 8. Itaewon-dong (이태원) Itaewon is full of diversity thanks to the stationing of the U.S. military here. Various cultures of the world are mixed with Korean culture. Itaewon in Seoul has become a gathering place for young people and foreigners. Over time, Itaewon developed into a foreign tourist area. Here eating, entertainment, shopping can experience and understand the comprehensive culture. There is a complete range of clothing here, in addition to popular clothing, there are also large and long sizes oh, very rich foreign interest. Many suits have been in business here for 15-30 years! Classical Furniture Street has also become another representative shopping street of Itaewon, full of vintage European style antique furniture, as well as special accessories sold here, attracting many young people! Itaewon-dong Transportation information: Itaewon Station, Subway Line 6