Shopping Street in South Korea
Myeong-dong 명동, 明洞商圈 Attraction
Myeongdong-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul 서울특별시 중구 명동길 (명동1가)
Myeong-dong (명동) is one of the primary shopping districts in Seoul. The two main drags meet in the center of the block with one beginning from Myeong-dong Subway Station (Seoul Subway Line No. 4) and the other from Lotte Department Store at Euljiro.
Sinsadong Garosu-gil Road 신사동 가로수길, 新沙洞林蔭道 Attraction
Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
The Gingko tree-lined street (Sinsadong Garosu-gil) that runs from Sinsa Station (Subway Line 3) to Hyeondae High School is a popular, upscale street in Seoul. The street (also known as ‘artists' street’) has an eccentric flair thanks to its variety of charmingly decorated coffee shops, and designer stores. Garosu-gil is particularly popular in autumn when the golden Gingko leaves begin to fall.
BIFF Square BIFF 광장 Attraction
BIFF gwangjang-ro, Jung-gu, Busan 부산 중구 비프광장로
Busan’s modern movie district was originally little more than a pair of cinemas that were built following Korea’s liberation from Japanese colonial rule over half a century ago. However, major renovations took place ahead of the first Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), and the newly transformed district was named BIFF Square on August 14, 1996.
Goto Mall 고투몰 고속터미널 지하상가, 高速巴士地下街 Shopping Mall
128-4 Banpo-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul, South Korea 고속터미널 8번출구
Samcheongdong 삼청동, 三清洞 Attraction
Samcheong-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Samcheongdong-gil goes through the middle of the city, but is a peaceful, quaint area. The street is lined with cafes, museums, antique shops and a number of famous art galleries. Since each art gallery building along Samcheongdong-gil has its own unique architectural design, taking a walk and appreciating the buildings is a journey in itself. Many galleries have their own cafes, restaurants, or craft shops, allowing visitors to enjoy art, shopping, and lunch all under one roof.
Hongdae Hongik University Street, 홍대 Attraction
Eoulmadang-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul 서울특별시 마포구 어울마당로 일대
Hongdae is a neighborhood known for its youthful and romantic ambience, underground culture, and freedom of self-expression. Unique cafes, cozy galleries, accessory stores, fashion shops, live cafés and clubs, art markets, and gourmet eateries make this a popular hang-out for local youth and a fascinating place to walk around. * Hongdae Walking Street: Main spot of Hongdae area which has an outdoor stage for indie band performance and dynamic culture of young people. * Hongdae Mural Street: Mural street stretching from Kanemaya restaurant by the back gate of Hongik University to Four Seasons House (Wausan-go 22-gil) and featuring various arrangements of painting from graffiti to artistic design. It is also referred to as ‘Picasso’s Street’ and is famous as a dating spot. * Hongdae Free Market: The market is held every Saturday from March to November at Hongik Children’s Park in front of the main gate of Hongik University. All people can sign up to sell their hand-made products and other exhibitions created by artists will be shown.
Bujeon-dong, Busanjin-gu, Busan-si 부산 부산진구 부전동
As one of the busiest streets in Busan, Seomyeon 1 Beonga is also known as the Art Street. It stretches over 330m (8m in width) connecting former Cheonujang and the LG Service Center.
Sinchon-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Between Sinchon station and Yonsei University is a street chock full of cozy little restaurants, cafés, bars, and bookstores. With plenty of places to relax and have fun, the area is a favorite retreat for the college crowd.
Seomyeon 서면 Attraction
Seomyeon is the commercial center and transportation hub in Busanjin-gu, Busan, South Korea. Seomyeon is also the most crowded area in Busan, having a floating population of 165,300 a day.