Dongdaemun Market is South Korea’s largest wholesale and retail shopping district, featuring an eyewatering 26 shopping malls, 30,000 specialty shops and 50,000 manufacturers. You can find just about anything here – clothes, shoes, accessories, electronics, leather goods, silk fabrics and sporting goods, just to name a few.
For shopping addicts who just can’t get enough retail therapy, “U:US” is your drug. This shopping paradise truly puts avid shoppers to the test, with its unspoken rule that buying less than 3 items at a store is considered a major transgression. With the multitude of shops available, you are spoilt for choice at U:US, so get ready for an exciting shopping experience!
Another well-loved and visited mall in Dongdaemun Market is “hello apM”. Perfect for youngsters looking to revamp their closet, this mall sells a huge range of trendy clothes and garments for a cheaper price. With everything sold being so unique yet in-style, there will definitely be something that catches your eye.
For those who are ardent lovers of sewing and DIY crafts, Dongdaemun Shopping Complex will definitely pique your interest. Selling a plethora of vibrant textiles, textured fabrics and elegant accessories, this place is a gem to artistic and creative individuals. You can also travel up to the fifth floor to explore a myriad of craft supplies, adorable charms and other sundries, perfect for a DIY masterpiece!
With all the malls being situated in Dongdaemun Market, it will only take 7 minutes to get there by car, or 9 minutes from the hotel if you prefer taking a stroll.
For those interested to browse for fabrics and textiles, Dongdaemun Shopping Complex is located at Dongdaemun Shopping Complex, 266 Jong-ro, Jongno 5(o).6(yuk)ga-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea.