*06 Myeong-dong·Euljiro

Most Interesting Districts
Sixteen of Seoul's Most Interesting Districts

*To experience the city's ancient history, traditions, cuisine and trendy culture, a visit to these 16 areas is a good place to start.

[ Authorship-Korea Tourism Organization ]

1 Myeong-dong Street

This is a shopping district filled with flagship stores of major global brands, large local brand stores and accessory shops.

1-1 Seoul Global Culture / Tourism Center

This is the place where you can get information about tourist attractions in Seoul, use the Internet for free and experience Korean culture.
10:30-22:00(Open throughout the year)

1-2 UNESCO House

This is UNESCO`s Korean office building. Myeongdong Nanta Theater and restaurants are also located in this building.

1-3 Guanqian Steet

A street where you can encounter Chinese culture through Chinese dishes and household items.

2 Myeongdong Cathedral

This is the main cathedral of the Archdiocese of Seoul of the Roman Catholic Church. Throughout its 110-year history, it has greatly contributed to the country`s democratization, and is known as a national symbol of democracy.

3 Myeongdong Theater

The theater, made by remodeling a baroque-style building constructed in 1934, is a theater dedicated to plays. With its archaic appearance and auditourism design that closes the distance between the stage and the audience, it is considered the mecca of Korean live theater.

4 Lotte Town

This is a shopping center comprised of Lotte Department Store, Avenuel, Lotte Duty Free Shop and Young Plaza. You can buy various name brand goods in diverse price ranges here. In particular, Avenuel where more than 100 luxury brand shops are located and the main branch of Lotte Department Store, known as one of the five top department stores in the world, are visited by as many as 20,000,000 people annually.
Department Store/Avenuel 10:30-20:30(Fri-Sat.10:30-20:30,Sun.10:30-20:00), Duty Free Shop 09:30-21:00, Young Plaza 11:30-21:30 *Lotte Duty Free Shop is open throughout the year. The Department Store, Avenuel and Young Plaza are closed once a month.

5 Department Store/Shopping Malls

In Myeong-dong and Euljiro, one can find department stores including the main branch of major department store chains and shopping malls with hundreds of clothing stores and accessory shops, and thus, visitors can enjoy shopping for luxury goods and reasonably-priced casual brands in one place.

5-1 Shinsegae Department Store

5-2 M Plaza

5-3 NOON Square

5-4 Migliore


- Enjoy luxury and brand name goods shopping at department stores and duty-free shops.
- Buy various cosmetic items as well as unique clothes and bags.

< Recommendation of Accommodations nearby >

@. Metro Hotel - www.metrohotel.co.kr
@. Lotte Hotel - www.lottehotel.com
@. Ibis Ambassador Myeongdong - ibis.ambatel.com/myeongdong
@. Sejong Hotel - www.sejong.co.kr
@. Skypark Hotel 1 - www.skyparkhotel.com
@. Skypark Hotel 2 - www.skyparkhotel.com
@. Skypark Hotel 3 - www.skyparkhotel.com
@. Skypark Hotel Central - www.skyparkhotel.com
@. Savoy Hotel - www.savoyhotel.co.kr
@. Royal Hotel - www.royal.co.kr
@. J Hill Hotel - www.jhill.kr
@. Prince Hotel - www.princeseoul.co.kr
@. Pacific Hotel - www.thepacifichotel.co.kr
@. Han Suite - www.hansuites.com

Seoul Youth Hostel - www.seoulyh.go.kr
Nana Residence - www.nanaresidence.com
Green Residence - www.seoulgreen.co.kr
K-Pop Residence - md.kpophouse.co.kr

Namsan Guesthouse - www.namsanguesthouse.co.kr
Myeongdong Guesthouse - www.mdguesthouse.com
Girlsgenerationhostel - www.girlsgenerationhostel.com
IPS Hostel - www.ips-lounge.com
New Myeondong Guesthouse - www.newmyeongdong.com
YUN Guesthouse - www.yunguest.com
ZaZa Backpackers - www.zazabackpackers.com
J-honor Guesthouse - www.j-honor.com
Crib49 Guesthouse - www.crib49.com
Happy Garden Guesthouse - www.hpgarden.com
Mama Guesthouse - www.seoulmama.com
IB Vile Guesthouse - www.ibville.com
B my Guesthouse - www.bmyguesthouse.com
EO Residence - www.residenceeo.com