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Must-Visit Shopping Spots in Korea

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Shopping is an essential part of your trip!


Previously, shopping was centered around duty-free shops and department stores, but recently, inexpensive items have become more popular.


Korea offers numerous cost-effective shopping destinations.


Today, I will introduce you to essential shopping spots in Korea.




Let's begin😎



Ssamzigil, a landmark in Insa-dong, is a shopping mall that offers a blend of traditional and modern crafts. This building, which has four floors connected by one street, sells a variety of cute items. In particular, here you can see crafts that embody Korean style. You can also participate in various experience programs at the workshop. If you want to buy souvenirs from Korea, this would be the best place.



Address: 44 Insadong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul

Work: 10:30AM–8:30PM




Olive Young is a popular health and beauty store in Korea, frequented by many travelers. Among the numerous branches, the Myeongdong Town branch stands out as an excellent choice for tourists because of its multilingual support services. This branch is also the largest Olive Young branch in Korea. Mask packs, sunscreen, and basic cosmetics are popular products. Immerse yourself in shopping and discover K-beauty here.



Address: 53 Myeongdong-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul

Work: 10 AM–10:30PM





Line and KakaoTalk are messaging apps widely used around the world. Two Messenger is also an app that features a variety of cute characters. In Gangnam, there are two flagship stores facing each other that sell character products. If you visit these stores, you can find a variety of products featuring cute characters. There are also photo zones with cute characters, so you can take cute pictures.



Address: 437 Gangnam-daero, Seocho-gu, Seoul

Work: 11 AM–9PM




Address: 429 Gangnam-daero, Seocho-gu, Seoul

Work: 10:30AM–10PM




Seoul Station is both the starting point and the final destination of your trip to Seoul. Lotte Mart Zettaplex Seoul Station branch offers a wide variety of Korean products for tourists. Here, you can purchase a variety of products exclusive to Korea, including ginseng, Korean alcohol, seaweed, and various snacks. All the food you are looking for will probably be found here. Are you considering gifts to give to your friends and family? Wrap up your trip by shopping for a variety of Korean foods!



Address: 426 Cheongpa-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul

Work: 10 AM–12 AM




Do you like cute merch? Butter Shop sells a variety of cute items. A variety of cute items are sold here, such as small dolls, keychains, pouches, and stickers. It will be a satisfying shopping experience as they sell not only cute items but also practical items. If you like cute things, be careful! It will definitely drain your wallet.



Address: seoul, mapo-gu, Seogyo-dong yanghwa-ro, 153l

Work: 11 AM–11 PM




NyuNyu is a very popular accessory store these days. It is located right next to DDP. They sell numerous accessories at highly affordable prices. This place sells a wide variety of products, ranging from accessories like earrings and necklaces to items like socks, hats, and bags. It is located in a tourist area, so be sure to visit this place after sightseeing!



Address: 34 Majang-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul

Work: 11 AM–5 AM





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