Where to Shop in Korea:
1. For Traditional Market
Namdaemun and Dongdaemun. Namdaemun is the largest traditional market in Korea with great variety of goods with affordable prices and traditional food available. Namdaemun is located in Hoehyeon Station, Exit #5.
2. For Specialty Shops
Yongsan Electronics Market and Techno Mart, Itaewon, Insa-dong, Apgujeong-dong, Myeong-dong, Ewha Woman’s University area. Myeong-dong is the famous shopping street in Seoul with tons of different shops such as clothing, accessories, souvenirs, cafes and restaurants. Insa-dong is souvenir-central that offers traditional crafts, antiques and a wide array of art galleries.
3. For Shopping Malls
COEX, Central City, I’Park Mall, Ties Square D-Cube City, Centum City. COEX mall is the largest underground shopping center in Asia. You can find a lot of well-known stores, restaurants, movie theaters, COEX Aquarium, museum, etc. It is located in the basement of the Korea World Trade Center, located in Samseong-dong in the Gangnam-gu area of Seoul.
4. Department Stores
Galleria, Hongdae, Lotte, Shinsegae, AK Plaza. Lotte World is the largest sport for themed entertainment park at the heart of Seoul. It is a themed park with amusement rides, ice rink, folk museum, lake and much more. On the other hand, Lotte department store has many brands for men, women, kids, sports, casual, house needs, cosmetics, and many others.
5. Designer Junkee
Gangnam or also known as South Korea’s Rodeo Drive for its designer stores and celebrity sightings that come with.