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Myeongdong District Tour and Shopping with Traditional Lunch
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beauty products” (226 reviews)
“skin care” (163 reviews)
“free samples” (106 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Myeongdong / Namdaemun
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1 - 10 of 4,288 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great food. Street food vendors Only starts at 2 pm. Good selection and speak enough English to get by. Worth waking around this market.

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We go there for street photography mainly, many cosmetic shops worth going and different brands shops. There is halal restaurant offers good taste

Thank Sami A
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very good bargain shopping and also branded shopping,especially clothes and shoes. Too good for street food too

1  Thank Vishal2805
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

To be honest?!? Nothing special. You see these places,shops ect hundreds of times next to each other. They have the same stuff.. so really nothing special.

Thank tatjanaa2016
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You can almost find cosmetic shop in every steps you make. Cosmetic shop from alley to alley in miles away. All the Korea local brand is here. Korea street food heavenly too. Some western brand like Zara, Guess, H&M also available.

Thank Ochi A
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is the place to visit in the evening. We first went in the morning and found the shops just opening up and not many people mingling. We returned the following day but in the evening, and wow, what a difference. The lights are flashing,...More

Thank Y M
Reviewed 4 days ago

I love to stay at Myeongdong area because I love to spend my night walking around the Myeongdong Shopping Street. Lots of street food you should try here. So many cosmetic shop to look at. Believe me you will enjoy its too. Enjoy shopping here.

Thank EntanHasmira
Reviewed 4 days ago

Probably best place for cosmetics shopping and try some street food I'm sure the street food is only for tourists, because I didn't see such a thing in rest of the city

Thank Romhulio
Reviewed 4 days ago

Myeingdong is perhaps the most popular tourist area in Seoul. It can be easily accessed by metro. The market is big with a few big shopping malls (Lotte, Lotte Young Plaza, Shinsegae), Zara, Forever 21, numerous shops, restaurants, cafes, snack bars, street food vendors and...More

Thank WorldTravellerSoon
Reviewed 4 days ago

Fantastic area to shop, loads of good price restaurants to find (try the side streets or look up to the higher levels) or just buy loads of tasty street food! Mix of international and Korean brand shops- some of them sooo cheap, lots of skincare,...More

Thank Alicia R
Nearby
Myeongdong / Namdaemun
Arguably Seoul’s most famous neighbourhood and
undoubtedly one of its most popular, Myeongdong takes
shopping and eating to new heights, with hundreds of
shops, restaurants, and cafes all stacked on top of
one another. The rise in popularity of Korean
cosmetics, fashion, and more has made this area a
must-see for visitors who come and marvel at
Myeongdong’s often frenetic pace and energy. Lotte and
...More
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CharmaineSwift
17 October 2017|
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Response from blee282 | Reviewed this property |
The weather will be great as it summer season with minimum rainy days.
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CharmaineSwift
17 October 2017|
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Response from regleung | Reviewed this property |
March is rarely a warm month in Seoul, not freezing cold though like in their Jan and Feb. With our screw up climate change now, some days get quite warm towards the afternoon in a sunny day. If you are used to tropical... More
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Claire A
5 October 2017|
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Response from Carlos D | Reviewed this property |
nope there are no. There is a nice market for souvenirs at Jongno gu district, souvenirs are cheap and you will find everything in there
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