Kyobo Book Store Gwanghwamun, Seoul

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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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  • August 15, 2017
    It's also going to pick up same day shipping can be annoying, but the night before, late on the morning of the day in order to book and receive a very nice stay at this hotel
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  • August 11, 2017
    This place is more than a book store. It is more like a mini-shopping center where you can find not only stationery, books, electrical appliances, gadgets but also toys and bags (Hottracks is inside t...  more »
  • August 3, 2017
    Other than lots of dots will see you don't need to buy the book, toxic to make a lot of place setting so good every time I go I'm just thinking Oh this ㅎ ㅎ
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