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Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a great neighbourhood to go explore for food and drink. The main street is abuzz with pubs and restaurants but we particularly liked the side streets and back lanes where it was quiet and filled with hidden cafes and intimate diners. The residential...More

Thank TheTalamia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although there are Korean restaurants in Itaewon, most people go to Itaewon for food other than Korean. And there is everything from Bulgarian, Chinese, Japanese, South African, French, Italian, Spanish, Indian, Turkish and a lot more. My favorite vegan restaurant Plant is also located in...More

1  Thank shate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at apartment that we booked via Airbnb in Itaewon.. the surrounding is very clean and safe even on the weekend there is so many people gathering and drunk around the pub area... i never been feel so secure to walk around drunken group...More

1  Thank Maria Tuty Yuli... P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Itaewon is a fun neighborhood of Seoul with a relaxed, youthful vibe. There is an endless supply of fabulous restaurants representing any type of cuisine you could want from around the world! There are also lots of interesting shops, many that you don't see elsewhere...More

1  Thank SMLove226
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

first time visiting this part of town, and I was happy I did. It was a quite different atmosphere here than all the places in Seoul that I visited. And it was a good change of pace.. more relax and not rushed. All the signs...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

The people were so bad and they take advantage of tourist. Every thing is expensive more than any other place

Thank monaalyahmadi
Reviewed 24 March 2017

As most people reviewed, this Main Street is mainly restaurants, bars and pubs, with the the tourist souvenirs shops. If you prefer the busy and packed atmosphere, stay in the Main area. There is nothing that differentiate this area from any others then. But if...More

Thank sammyguy
Reviewed 24 March 2017

ITAEWON is a small place at Seoul which is known for shopping for korean souveniors. This is aplace where you will get all kind of shops, restaurants, pubs etc

Thank Roy_RajRoy
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Itaewon is a great area for shopping, food, pubs, bars, nightlife. Custom tailors, luggage, luggage tags, lots of shopping. Pubs, bars, restaurants of all types. From an English pub to Spanish tapas, you can find it all. A great area, I recommend to anyone in...More

Thank dkirsh
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Beautiful place to shop, almost as though it is a museum to me. Easy access from subway stations. Souvenir goods are a bit pricey by 1000 to 2000 KRW if compared to those you can get in Myeongdong area, but in terms of variety and...More

Thank Andrea S
Neighboring the immense Yongsan American Garrison,
Itaewon was once shunned by locals as a seedy, red
light district. But within the past few years, Itaewon
and its surrounding neighborhoods such as Kyunglidan
and Haebangchong have undergone a major revival to
quickly become one of Seoul’s hottest areas. Here,
trendy international restaurants dot the area
alongside hip lounge bars and some of Seoul’s hottest
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Budget accommodations near Halal/vegetarian food for shopping in Dongdaemun Mkt, Namdaemun Mkt., Myeondong, Itaewon If we(an elderly couple) want to do our shopping at Dongdaemun Market(most of the time), and to have easy access(not many train/subway line changes) to go also (sometimes) to Namdaemun market, Myeondong & Itaewon in which area should we stay? Please suggest some affordable accommodations (budget hotels, guesthouse, residence, hostel) with double room, private bath, lift/elevator.
12 November 2016|
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Response from LaTonya T | Reviewed this property |
I didn't stay overnight in any of the market places other than the International Market (Busan/Motel Aria), so I don't have any suggestions/recommendations. But I can tell you that most of the "budget" hotels, they're aren't... More
Hi all, where were you able to get a tailor made leather jacket and how long did it take to make it? Thanks Thida
22 August 2016|
Response from LaTonya T | Reviewed this property |
I haven't had anything tailor made but make sure to ask around for the best quality and price.
hi Mulyani, As Salam. can you let me know the homestay near to mosque, is there only 2 mosque around iteawon?. Thank you/wassalam Razak
30 September 2015|
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