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Myeongdong Street: Best place for shopping

Myeong-dong is a shopping and fashion hub that has never changed. For Hallyu fans, Myeong-dong still preserve its self-respect as the center of fashion.
myeongdong Night market
myeongdong Night market

Seoul Myeongdong Street is a shopping and fashion hub that has never changed. For Hallyu fans, Myeong-dong still preserve its self-respect as the center of fashion.


Myeongdong Street is one of the best 9 shopping area in Seoul and fashion hub that has never changed. Especially, For Hallyu fans, Myeong-dong still preserve its self-respect as the center of fashion, as picked Muse-See course for shopping for cosmetics and visiting fine restaurants.

Myeongdong, influence by commercial area ‘Chungmuro’ during former Japanese colonial era, was the beginning of a series of commercial development.

Across the street, it is the center of Korea’s financial industry, starting with the main branch of the Bank of Korea, and a shopping area facing Lotte Department Store and Shinsegae Department Store.

With the rise of the Gangnam area with the orange people in the 1990s, the high-end fashion street has given up its seat to Gangnam, but instead emerged as a “beauty shopping destination” in the 2000s as tourists flocked to the Korean Wave.

In the past and now, a long line of stalls along both sides of the boulevard in front of Migliore is filled with various food and souvenirs, and a large number of stores of fashion brands and coffee chains are lined up.

According to the Seoul Metropolitan Government’s floating population statistics, about 1.5 million people visit the area around Myeongdong Cathedral a month.

A guest house, a business hotel and a tourist hotel were opened next to an old tourist hotel.

Myeongdong Cathedral


Myeongdong Cathedral : It is a pointed Gothic style of beautiful architecture, the headquarters of Korean Catholicism and a symbol of the Catholic Church, and Myeongdong Cathedral.

In the past, it was also home to democratic figures who resisted military regimes, the Yushin dictatorship. Masses are still held several times a day, and the reverent bell sound rings through the noisy air of Myeong-dong.

myeongdong Church
myeongdong Church

Myeong-dong Art Theater


Myeong-dong Art Theater : The former Myeongdong National Theater, which led Korean culture and arts from 1934 to 1973, was newly opened in 2009.

The 588-seat Myeongdong Arts Theater is holding various performances, including traditional performances, musicals and non-verbal performances.

myeongdong-art-theater
myeongdong-art-theater

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– Operating schedules will vary by shop.


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