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  • Heritage Tourist attraction Shopping Special Tour
     
    Often called the Beverly Hills of Seoul Apgujeong-dong boasts brand-name boutiques and bars and a collective of chic cafes and elegant establishments. It is also known as a mecca for shopping among trendsetters in their 20s and 30s. Shortly after Rodeo Street came into being during the 1990s, unique fashion shops, bars and cafes began to open one by one drawing young people en masse to come create their own fashion codes.   Dongdaemun Market presents all kinds of goods ranging from small accessories to shoes and men's and women's wear at discounts of up to 20~30%. From hip-hop to traditional costumes Dongdaemun is the biggest wholesale fation shopping center in Korea. The shops around Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station sell various sport items at cheaper prices than elsewhere.
     
    At Express Bus Terminal Station (Seoul Subway Line No.3 or No.7), take the underground passage that leads to Seoul Express Bus Terminal. Follow the Gyeongbuseon Line signs which are posted everywhere. Line No.3 offers an easier route to the terminal than Line No.7.   In 1988, Insa-dong was designated a traditional culture district in order to preserve its look of a traditional Korean marketplace. The quaint district is lined with galleries, traditional Korean teashops, restaurants, and hanji paper shops. It can be easily reached by Subway Lines 1,3, and 5, and by the City Tour Bus. In 1997, it was designated a car-free zone for Saturdays, Sundays, and other National Holidays. Insa-dong is well-known for its frequent Sunday festivals.
     
    Myeong-dong Street is a one kilometer area from Myeong-dong Station to Euljiro and Lotte Department Store. Myeong-dong is the busiest region in Seoul and is the leader in Korean fashion trends. Not only will you find large shopping malls and famous brand name shops where you can find clothing and shoes' but fast food chains' cozy cafes and specialty restaurants fill the alleys.   The largest market in korea. Countless shops and street stalls line its alleys, selling clothes, household items and food. As the place is famous for its reasonable prices and the generous hospitality characterizing traditional markets, almost half of foreign tourists who visit Seoul are known to stop by the market.
       
    In Korea there is a saying that goes "They can even make a spacecraft in Yongsan Electronics Market." Meaning:Yongsan Electronics Market has everything. From computer products to household applances Yongsan Electronics Market is a Mecca when it comes to high-tech electronic equipment. The 10,000-odd stores in the market usually hustle and bustle on weekends with customers who come to the Market to purchases products.