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Hyundai I'PARK Mall (현대 아이파크몰)

Hyundai I'PARK Mall (현대 아이파크몰)

68325     2020-01-23

55, Hangang-daero 23-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
+82-2-2012-0101

I'PARK Mall is a state-of-the-art shopping mall that provides entertainment, dining, and shopping, a "One Stop Life Style" mall embodying a new lifestyle trend.

Covering an extensive area of 82,000 ㎡, the complex boasts an astonishing 11 floors with a huge variety of shops. The mall is divided into categories, Fashion, Living, & Culture and houses various shopping facilities providing electronics, a supermarket, and select clothing shops. There is also a concert hall, culture center, movie theater, book store, exhibition hall, and e-sports stadium.

Migliore - Dongdaemun Branch (밀리오레 (동대문점))

Migliore - Dongdaemun Branch (밀리오레 (동대문점))

120012     2020-01-15

263, Jangchungdan-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
+82-2-3393-0001, +82-2-3393-0293

Migliore is a clothing fashion mall located in Dongdaemun with hundreds of wholesale shops. Much of the Dongdaemun area from Jongno 5(oh)-ga to the Dongdaemun Subway Station is a flea market selling clothing, sporting goods, home appliances, furniture, etc. However, as Dongdaemun underwent modernization, fashion malls like Migliore, Cerestar, and Doota were established. The Dongdaemun Migliore sells the latest fashions marketed to the younger generation, with customers in their teens making up 80% of their business. Migliore is a convenient facility that has an enormous variety of products sold at reasonable prices.

Dongdaemun Shopping Complex·Dongdaemun Shopping Town (동대문 종합시장·동대문 쇼핑타운)

Dongdaemun Shopping Complex·Dongdaemun Shopping Town (동대문 종합시장·동대문 쇼핑타운)

397982     2020-01-15

266, Jong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-2262-0114

Dongdaemun Shopping Complex is one of Korea’s most well-known markets. It was founded in December 1970 as the largest of its kind in Asia and has maintained that status for the last 40 years. Browsing the plethora of shops, you can find fabric and clothing following all the latest global fashion trends. Dongdaemun Shopping Complex continues to build up its reputation as a hub of international design.

Techno Mart - Gangbyeon Branch (테크노마트-강변점)

Techno Mart - Gangbyeon Branch (테크노마트-강변점)

55561     2020-01-15

85, Gwangnaru-ro 56-gil, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul(구의동)
+82-2-3424-0114

Techno Mart is packed with an estimated 2,000 special electronics and appliance stores from 2F to 8F. It is a large shopping mall that connects to other shopping and discount stores. Techno Mart has a variety of high-tech electronics stores selling computers, audio equipment, data communication equipment, and offers 10-20 % discounted prices and warranties on a wide range of items.

B1F houses a major bookstore and discount store selling department store-quality clothing, general goods, living goods, and food. CGV Gangbyeon is a multiplex theater on the 10th floor and has 11 theaters with around 2,000 seats and a game arcade. Visitors can take part in shopping and culture activities all within Techno Mart, which is also easily accessible by public transportation due to its close proximity to Dong Seoul Bus Terminal. A guide at the basement entrance also offers language services.

Starfield COEX Mall (스타필드 코엑스몰)

Starfield COEX Mall (스타필드 코엑스몰)

173318     2020-01-15

513, Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
+82-2-6002-5300

Coex Mall reopened on November 27, 2014 after the completion of a large-scale renovation. World-renowned architectural firm Gensler worked to create a vision for change largely centered around a concept called "The Unfolding Sky." With five uniquely-themed squares, the new Coex Mall was designed to receive optimal amounts of natural light and optimize the flow of foot traffic. Coex mall is a shopping mecca for global brands in fashion, accessories, beauty, lifestyle, and more. It also has a large movie theater complex and a wide variety of fine dining establishments.

Tongin Market (통인시장)

Tongin Market (통인시장)

125113     2020-01-08

18, Jahamun-ro 15-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-722-0911 * Call Center: Weekdays 09:00-18:00 / Saturdays 09:00-13:00 / Lunch time 12:00-13:00 / Closed Sundays & public holidays

Tongin Market dates back to June 1941, as a public market set up for Japanese residents near the Hyoja-dong neighborhood when Korea was still under Japanese rule. After the Korean War, the nation experienced a swift rise in population, which led to a natural increase in consumption and demand. As a result the area’s street vendors and stores used the former Tongin Market area as their marketplace. Now, Tongin Market consists of 75 stores, most of which are restaurants and grocery stores. There are also some shops selling manufactured goods like underwear and shoes.

Yangdong Market (양동시장)

Yangdong Market (양동시장)

2643     2020-01-08

238, Cheonbyeonjwa-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju
+82-62-366-0884

Yangdong Market started in the 1910s as a traditional market held on dates ending in 2 and 7 of every month on the white sand beach under Gwangjugyo Bridge. The market has a long history and local citizens have many sayings referring to the multitude of items available here. During the May 18th Democratization Movement, both Yangdong and Daein markets were a grand venue where the citizens of Gwangju gathered together to rally for democratization of the nation. Merchants of the markets provided food, beverages, and medicine to the protestors and participated in the movement alongside their fellow citizens.

Yangdong Market is an outstanding traditional market among all markets throughout the nation. The market has upgraded with the times to include modern conveniences, including a consolidated market logo, online shopping mall, and shop owner education classes.

Seogwipo Maeil Olle Market (서귀포매일 올레시장)

Seogwipo Maeil Olle Market (서귀포매일 올레시장)

68414     2020-01-08

18, Sinhyojungang-ro 62beon-gil, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do
+82-64-762-1949

Seogwipo Maeil Olle Market is the largest market in Seogwipo. It is a traditional market that was formed in the early 1960s and is a mainstay in the Seogwipo economy. Starting from 2001, the market expanded its shopping center and now stretches over 620m. The interior of the market is designed in such a way that visitors can easily navigate shops and vendors. For customers' ease, the market offers free delivery service as well as cultulral experience at outdoor stage installed in the venue.

Tongyeong Jungang Market (통영 중앙시장)

Tongyeong Jungang Market (통영 중앙시장)

13922     2020-01-06

14-16, Jungangsijang 1-gil, Tongyeong-si, Gyeongsangnam-do
+82-55-649-5225

With almost 400 years of history, Tongyeong Jungang Market is a popular tourist spot in the city of Tongyeong, attracting tourists during weekends and even on weekdays.

The market is located next to Dongpirang Village. In front of the market is Gangguan Port where a turtle ship (geobukseon) and fishing boats are docked. The spacious cultural venue called Munhwa Madang is quite reminiscent of Byeongseon Madang, a place for anchoring or mooring warships in the past.

As the market is located close to the coastline, fresh fish and dried fish make up a huge part of the market's offerings. Here, visitors can also find mother-of-pearl inlaid wares, quilted products, and rice cakes.

Busan Haeundae Traditional Market (부산 해운대전통시장)

Busan Haeundae Traditional Market (부산 해운대전통시장)

39134     2020-01-06

22-1, Gunam-ro 41beon-gil, Haeundae-gu, Busan
+82-51-746-3001

Busan Haeundae Traditional Market is a popular attraction most often visited during vacation seasons due to the fact that it is conveniently located near Haeundae Beach. There are many things to see and buy as well as much to eat as the market offers a wide range of products for sale. Fresh vegetables, meat and seafood are available at low prices as well.

Gyeongju Jungang Market (경주 중앙시장)

Gyeongju Jungang Market (경주 중앙시장)

14680     2020-01-06

295, Geumseong-ro, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
+82-54-743-3696

Opened in 1983 as an official market, Gyeongju Jungang Market is the main marketplace for Gyeongju locals. Nearly 700 stores selling clothing, oils, rice cakes, vegetables, general goods, and meat operate with some 2,000 workers. The market is open nearly every day, with the busiest days being on those ending in a 2 or 7.

Sokcho Tourist & Fishery Market (Formerly, Jungang Market) (속초 관광수산시장 (구: 중앙시장))

Sokcho Tourist & Fishery Market (Formerly, Jungang Market) (속초 관광수산시장 (구: 중앙시장))

16222     2020-01-03

12, Jungang-ro 147beon-gil, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do
+82-33-635-8433

Having recently changed its name to Tourist & Fishery Market (formerly Jungang Market), this market was opened in 1982, and is comprised of around 450 stores throughout 1 basement level and 2 above-ground levels. It covers a total floor area of 15,436 ㎡.

Fishery items and hoetjip (raw fish restaurants) are located on the basement level, and general whole sales and retail sales, such as food and clothes, are available on the first and second floors. In addition, many of Sokcho's famous snacks like dak-gangjeong (sweet and sour chicken) are found at many of the stalls inside the market.

Facilities include shopping carts, a resting area, nursing room, automatic civil affair document machine, as well as a large parking lot which can accommodate 350 cars at once for customers’ convenience.