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Kyobo Book Store Gwanghwamun, Seoul
(4.9/5 based on 75+ reviews on the web)
At Kyobo Book Store Gwanghwamun, peruse some 2.3 million volumes, including English-language books, as well as stationary and knickknacks. This flagship store breathed new life into the depressed Korean publishing industry when it opened in 1981, built beneath the headquarters of its parent company Kyobo. If you're looking for anything in particular, the store employs electronic categorization, allowing you to search for titles both in English and Korean, and English-speaking staff attend the information desks. Look out for the branch's book-of-the-month event, where authors take part in Q&A sessions on site. To visit Kyobo Book Store Gwanghwamun on your holiday in Seoul, and find out what else Seoul has to offer, use our Seoul vacation generator.
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  • I love Kyobo bookstore because they have a GIGANTIC selection of books, music, stationary, games/toys, etc...you really could spend all day here if you enjoy books. I'm not a fan of the e-reader. I li...  more »
  • This was asked and went to the book store. Japan staff. Show photos "ego Josey" and say I deeply on your PC. That is unfortunately not the book, another book I wanted close to my Japan? Is Korean, came to clerks, another from Japan, but he couldn't get through that. But now Japan is good at her, not after all the conversations in English. You could buy books to bother him, but I wanted continental smile until the end.
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  • Kyobo book was really comfortable to accept the spirit of the founder of the book you can see. Stop by the prayers on the way home, a large wooden tables.
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