Seoul - Myeong-dong & Jung-gu (PDF Chapter)

Seoul - Myeong-dong & Jung-gu (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Myeong-dong & Jung-gu chapter from Lonely Planet’s Seoul guidebook.

Branding itself the city’s belly button, Jung-gu stretches from the southern city gate of Sungnyemun and round-the-clock Namdaemun Market towards the eastern gate of Heunginjimun. Dominating the district’s heart is the youth-fashion shopping area of Myeong-dong.

  • climb or ride the cable car up Namsan, topped by the 262m central city peak, for a leafy retreat from Myeong-dong’s commercial throng.
  • maps
  • learn about traditional Korean houses and culture then catch a taekwondo display at Namsangol Hanok Village.
  • transport
  • walk high above the city on pedestrian overpass park Seoullo 7017
  • accommodation

Coverage includes: Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities, Accommodation.

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