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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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  • Large bookstores Gwanghwamun Gate Station. More thinking would be in this neighborhood centers in Seoul and other large bookstores near jonggak station directly connected to. Tourists did not understand the local language of the local bookstore, completely away from the world. Is set to no mercy by gamblers, this bookstore is not close to the Korean atmosphere. That is worth a visit but still worth watching fuller, books as well as stationery and collectibles, CD, or buy, and if you can get hard to obtain in Japan Korea language learner if you text, such as that. Books by the way Korea people to learn that Japan would be feasible even in the textbooks of elementary school in Japan of Korean translation Japanese it Korea language learning to help you. Beyond words translated a lot of comics in Japan, very large collection of them, bought them read might be fun. Buy when the exchange rate is particularly good value for money would be high. To regret even though the error is with the precinct's book as a goods weight and buying too much home. Moderation or planned that would be best.
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  • It is the place to see how much people in Seoul love to read! Many cute stationery and gifts to buy, too. 
  • It is Korea's largest bookstore. Are directly connected to the subway Gwanghwamun station. Even if there are a variety of books, so far would never get bored. Japan Japanese book. Have had the cooler when it is hot, cool.
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