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Sinchon, Seoul

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#8 of 15 in Neighborhoods in Seoul
Widely known for its vibrant nightlife, Sinchon is packed with trendy stores, art markets, cozy cafes, karaoke bars, and gourmet restaurants. A popular hangout for young residents, the neighborhood is also known for its three major universities. Main sights within the district include a 1920s train station, a huge department store, and a historic university campus. On the weekends, you can catch an open-air concert and visit a free market where local artists sell handmade crafts. Add Sinchon and other attractions to your Seoul trip itinerary using our Seoul road trip planning tool .
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  • the underground of Sinchon subway can walk to another shopping mall and department stores with different exit ways.  more »
  • The area is very energetic, plenty of cafes, restaurants, "love" motels, clubs & bars, shopping etc... However the main attraction is people ~ stylish Koreans, foreign student ~ absolutely lovely  more »
  • Though drinking binge playing Yen seemed to still prevalent Sinchon. If you're feeling a little cultural hongdae shinchon feels right next, ggwal La.
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