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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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  • The branch in Gwanghwamun is the biggest in the country. From Gwanghwamun metro station you just need to follow the directions because the bookstore also located underground near the station. They hav...  more »
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