Wednesday, November 1, 2017

South Korea: Shopping Zone

Aside from Myeongdong and Namdaemun markets, finally was able to visit other places on this trip.

Dongdaemun
Include visit to underground shopping stalls, street food, Doota Mall, etc.  
DDP (Dongdaemun Design Plaza) offers exhibit who can see arts.  It may be expensive, but items extremely depict art on it's own.



[Updated: Oct 2017] You can also see the led flowers on this area.  Check the schedule for its lighting season.



Location: 281 Eulji-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul



Hongdae Free Market (홍대 프리마켓)
Opens on Saturdays: 13:00-18:00 (from March to November)
Location: 19-3, Wausan-ro 21-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul 
Directions
Hongik University Station (Subway Line 2), Exit 9. 
Go 150m straight, and cross the street.
Turn left, and go 500m straight towards the Hongik University entrance.
Turn right to arrive at Hongik Children's Park.
Website: http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/SI/SI_EN_3_1_1_1.jsp?cid=1004029




Sinsa-dong and Gangnam area 


Lotte Mall, Jamsil  

Summary of 4 days itinerary in 2014 Autumn Seoul Trip:

Day
Places to see
Food and Restaurants
Where to Sleep
Day 1
Dong Seoul Bus Terminal
Sokcho Intercity Bus Terminal
Seoraksan
Seoraksan
Day 2
Ewha Food Court/Canteen
Haha's Restaurant
Dunkin Donuts
24 Guesthouse Sinchon Style
Day 3
Yeoksam Catholic Church
Garosu-gil Road, Gangnam
Rubber Ducky at Jamsil
DDP - Dongdaemun Design Plaza
The Kona Coffee & Kona Beans
Ace Pizza Club
Chicken Bus
24 Guesthouse Sinchon Style
Day 4
Café del Tren
Kintex: With My Recipe
Korean Dessert Café
Global Kitchen @ Incheon
24 Guesthouse Sinchon Style