Myeongdong Shopping Street, Seoul

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Search for treasures on Myeongdong Shopping Street, a major commercial and shopping district in Seoul. Featuring local and international brands, as well as high fashion houses and department stores, the area is popular among young, trendsetting locals and travelers. You can also find many Japanese, Western, and Korean restaurants in the neighborhood-- look out for local specialties like donkas (pork cutlets) and kalguksu (thick noodles) on the menus. While you're in the area, visit the Myeongdong Cathedral, a Gothic Revival Catholic church of immense proportions. Plan to visit Myeongdong Shopping Street during your Seoul vacation using our convenient Seoul online travel planner .
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  • the myeongdong street is a great place for shopping. a wide area for shopping malls and restaurants. street foods are also present everywhere.  more »
  • This has got to be the cosmetic capital of Seoul. There are literally hundreds of beauty shops (many of the same) located throughout the area which can be confusing especially when you're lost. Lookou...  more »
  • There are lots of shops selling facial product like laneige,innisfree,tony moly,saem etc and they do have lota of offer and the price are much more cheaper compare to my homecountry. You can also try ...  more »

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The Seoul metropolitan area has two districts especially appealing to backpackers--Jongno just northeast of the city, and Hongdae to the west. Both offer good shopping and dining, as well as easy transport links to the rest of the city. Mid-range options may prove difficult to find in peak season (July to August), unless you don't mind staying at a traditional hanok guesthouse, where loads of character make up for any lack of amenities. Finally, a range of top-end hotels with an impressive list of services and facilities lie scattered around the city.
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