Seoul - Myeong-dong & Jung-gu (PDF Chapter)
Streets and alleyways in the youth-fashion shopping area of Myeong-dong are full of boutiques catering to every style, plus plenty of cafes, restaurants and high-rise shopping malls. Slow your pace downtown where historical buildings are worth a visit, such as Deoksugang palace.
- climb or ride the cable car up Namsan, topped by N Seoul Tower; the 262m central-city peak is a leafy retreat from Myeong-dong’s commercial throng
- haggle day and night with the vendors at the mammoth Namdaemun Market
- learn about traditional Korean houses and culture at Namsangol Hanok Village
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities.
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