Shopping in Myeongdong

Shopping in Seoul is just as immense as the city itself. Anything from chic department stores & indoor bazaars to funky flea markets and cool specialty shops. You can buy anything here. Come to Seoul and shop till you drop!

Shopping in Seoul is in many ways very similar to eating out in Seoul...it's addictive. You can go anytime a day or night, that's right, Koreans invented the term 'midnight shopping'. Window shopping in Seoul is doable, but difficult unless you're only looking to satisfy you visual eye. Seoul's most famous shopping areas: Myeongdong and Dongdaemun rightly receive a lot of attention, but there is more to Seoul than meets the eye. Areas such as: Cheongdam Luxury Street, Garosu-gil Street and Rodeo Street in Apgujeong - along with Seoul's largest underground shopping mall in Asia - COEX, all greatly contribute to making Seoul a shopper’s paradise. So whether you prefer mega shopping malls, wholesale shopping, cheap bazaars, antique markets or electronics & IT, Seoul caters to everybody - and not only in Korea, but also worldwide, as Koreans love online shopping and you can find hundreds of so-called Online Shopping Malls based in Korea.

ARITAUM

The ARITAUM cosmetics stores in Myeongdong and Hongdae, offer all cosmetic brands from Korean cosmetics company AMORE PACIFIC. There are several and some of the most popular ones would be IOPE and

H&M

H&M is a global fashion brand and design pioneer. Collaborations with style icons such as Karl Lagerfeld, Stella McCartney, Viktor & Rolf, Roberto Cavalli, Comme des Garçons, Sonia Rykiel and Lanvin.

Gap

GAP doesn’t need much of an introduction due to its far-reaching global appeal, this particular location in Myeongdong is special because it was the first GAP store ever introduced in Korea.