There are several hot places in Seoul and Myeondong Street is known as the downtown area of Seoul, Korea. It is a perfect place for the shopaholics to satisfy their shopping needs. If you are planning a visit to Asia, Myeongdong Street is a place you would never want to miss. It is the hub of modern and vintage items. Don’t be scared to get lost in the maze of shops, it’s a perfect place for you to explore and fulfil your wildest shopping dreams.
So what are you waiting for? Just grab your bags and fill them with cash because this is going to be one awesome experience of your lifetime.
Ladies get ready to explore the ‘paradise of beauty products’
Makeup and a lot of makeup are what the females have in their mind all the time. While Myeongdong street is full of abundant shopping supplies, there’s a whole different world of skincare and beauty products for females. From cheap to expensive, you can find every beauty product in good quality having its own outstanding brand names.
Skin Food, Innisfree, Etude House, Nature Republic, Olive Young, IOPE, Boots, Primera, Stylenanda 3CE, Laneige, Atrium are some renowned brands in Myeongdong. But if you want premium brands such as Hera, Amore Pacific, Sulwhasoo, and History of Whoo, then the Lotte Department Store is the perfect place for you.
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The fantasy world for ‘fashionista’
Apart from skin and makeup products, there are tons of accessories, clothes and bags at Myeongdong street. To say that the designs are fashionable and up-to-date won’t be an understatement. All the fashionwear is in good quality having distinct seasonal traits and affordable prices. You can get everything from Myeongdong street to fulfil your fashion needs.
Don’t miss out the discount offers
Who wouldn’t want to save some extra cash? Discounts are something we always look for while shopping. So here’s a tip for your guys. If you are planning to visit Myeongdong, always go in groups. The shops there have seasonal prices and every day their prices change. Moreover, they offer various discounts to couples and groups on Korean products. Before buying anything do your homework first by checking prices and promotions at different outlets. If they are good and affordable, grab them.
Enjoy the street food in Myeongdong
Carrying a lot of shopping bags and heavy items with you is quite cumbersome. But in Myeongdong, you don’t have to worry about it. The shopping heaven in Myeongdong land has lockers at stations exit 2 and exit 3 where you can safely keep your valuables.
The best part is they are secure and electronic ones. Moreover, they are charged about 3.00 won per cycle and each cycle is of 4 hours. Just do remember your locker because you might get lost in such a crowded place.
Now while you are in Myeongdong street, don’t forget to try the street food. Trust me there are plenty of options to try and it would be difficult for you to resist.
How to get there?
Getting to Myeondong street is quite easy. Either you can take the Seoul Subway Line 4 on Myeongdong Subway station and exit at station 6, 7 or take Euliro 1-ga Station on Seoul subway line 2 and get out at exit 5, 6. Don’t forget to get the map fo street from the helpers there otherwise, you are going to be lost.