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Shop Till You Drop: The Best Shopping Spots In Korea

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by | January 27, 2020

Korea is the go-to place to get affordable high-quality skincare products, they are also known for their cute clothing that will make any fashionista sequel with glee. If you’re planning to visit South Korea soon make sure to pack light, because you’ll surely want to shop at their affordable shopping districts.


Hongdae Shopping Area

The perfect place to shop for indie-style clothes is Hongdae, the street has a lot of affordable clothing that is sure to make every fashionista’s dreams come true. Hongdae is also known for its street performers and famous cafes so you’ll definitely won’t run out of things to do at Hongdae.




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If you really want to shop till you drop, Dongdaemun is the place to go. The shopping district has 26 shopping malls and 30,000 specialty shops. At night Dongdaemun is filled with even more stalls that sell high-quality clothes for low prices.



The most famous Korean shopping district that is known for the place’s endless skincare and food stalls. Myeongdong has everything from cosmetics, clothes, and of course K-Pop merch. Its underpass is full of stalls that sells affordable clothing and other merchandise.


Namdaemun Market


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INamdaemun was built in 1414 and is Korea’s oldest traditional Market. The stalls in Namdaemun market have a lot of stalls that offer whole-sale items, so you won’t leave Namdaemun Market empty-handed.




The place to go to for traditional souvenirs and artworks is Insadong. The place is full of stalls that sell Korean art, porcelain, handicrafts, pottery and traditional stationary all at very affordable prices. Insadong also has a lot of traditional tea houses that’s the perfect place for some down time.


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