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Kyobo Book Store Gwanghwamun, Seoul
(4.9/5 based on 80+ 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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  • Too many people read a book on the weekends I've put well, and lots of different items that sell fancy Grand caliber.
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  • we pop in after visiting Gwanghwamun Square and this place is massive! for singaporeans, you can relate it to kinokuniya (jap bookstore) that we have in sg and kyobo is almost as big as kino or maybe ...  more »
  • Korea is one of the largest bookstores in the remodeled since it had more seating dating course. However, it's too crowded on weekends so shines.
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