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Dongdaemun 10 Best Shopping Malls - Opening Hours & Getting There | Seoul, South Korea

Dongdaemun Market: 10 Best Shopping Malls, To-Dos & Map

동대문 시장 | Dongdaemun Market

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  • Dongdaemun Station (line 1/4, exit 8). 5 mins walk.

  • Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station (line 2/4/5, exit 14). 1 min walk.

How to go to Dongdaemun Shopping District

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Dongdaemun Market (/Dongdaemun Shopping Street) is Korea’s largest wholesale and retail shopping district featuring 26 shopping malls, 30,000 speciality shops and 50,000 manufacturers.

 

All kinds of goods can be found at Dongdaemun Market including clothes, shoes, accessories, electronics, leather goods, sporting goods, silks, etc.

Dongdaemun Best Shopping Malls & getting there | KoreaToDo

Dongdaemun fashion malls generally have 8 to 11 floors and open till 'late' in the morning (like 5am!) of the next day. You can buy everything you need at a reasonable price. There are newer malls that offers high quality products, at higher prices as well.

Dongdaemun Best Shopping Malls & getting there | KoreaToDo
Dongdaemun Best Shopping Malls & getting there | KoreaToDo
Top 10 Shopping Malls at Dongdaemun Market | Seoul, South Korea

Top 10 Shopping Malls at Dongdaemun Market
(by order of location)

1. Doota

Latest and hottest fashion trends at over 540 stores across 8 floors, including designer shops, select shops, luxury brand stores, cafes, food court and restaurants. On-site tax refund service available.

 

Doota 두산타워

서울특별시 중구 장충단로 275 (을지로6가) | 275, Jangchungdan-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul.

Mon-Sat from 10:30-5:00, Sun from 10:30-24:00.

Closed on national holidays only. 

Dongdaemun 10 Best Shopping Malls - Doota - Opening Hours & Getting There | Seoul, South Korea
Dongdaemun 10 Best Shopping Malls - Doota - Opening Hours & Getting There | Seoul, South Korea

2. Migliore

Clothing fashion mall for the young.

 

Migliore 밀리오레

서울특별시 중구 장충단로 263 (을지로6가) | 263, Jangchungdan-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul.

10:30-4:30.

Closed every Mondays.

Dongdaemun 10 Best Shopping Malls - Migliore - Opening Hours & Getting There | Seoul, South Korea

3. Hello apM

Fresh young styles and low prices.

Hello apM (헬로에이피엠)

서울특별시 중구 장충단로 253 (을지로6가) | 253, Jangchungdan-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul.

10:30-4:20. 

Closed every Tuesdays.

Dongdaemun 10 Best Shopping Malls - Hello apM - Opening Hours & Getting There | Seoul, South Korea
Dongdaemun 10 Best Shopping Malls - Hello apM - Opening Hours & Getting There | Seoul, South Korea

4. Goodmorning City

Large-scale shopping mall connected to subway station.

Goodmorning City 굿모닝시티

서울특별시 중구 장충단로 247 (을지로6가) | 247, Jangchungdan-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul.

10:30-4:30.

Closed every Tuesdays.

Dongdaemun 10 Best Shopping Malls - Goodmorning City - Opening Hours & Getting There | Seoul, Korea

5. Lotte FITIN

Directly connected to subway station. 11 floors of shopping experience, including domestic fashion brands & Hi Mart electronics store, restaurants, cafe, food court and concert hall.

 

Lotte FITIN 롯데피트인

서울특별시 중구 을지로 264 (을지로6가) | 264, Eulji-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul.

Sun-Wed from 11:00-24:00, Thu-Sat from 11:00-2:00.

Closed on national holidays only.

Dongdaemun 10 Best Shopping Malls - Lotte FITIN - Opening Hours & Getting There | Seoul, South Korea
Dongdaemun 10 Best Shopping Malls - Lotte FITIN - Opening Hours & Getting There | Seoul, South Korea

6. apM Place (Wholesale)

Wholesale (min. pieces required) mall with 8 floors of women's wear, opened in March 2016. Nice interior and diverse fashion collections.

apM Place

서울시 중구 을지로 7가 105 | 105, Euljiro 7-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul.

20:00-5:00.

Closed every Saturdays.

www.apm-place.com

 

See map below on the free shuttle bus service and operating hours between apM Place and apM Luxe/apM, Dongdaemun.

Dongdaemun 10 Best Shopping Malls - apM Place - Opening Hours & Getting There | Seoul, South Korea
Dongdaemun 10 Best Shopping Malls - apM Place - Opening Hours & Getting There | Seoul, South Korea

7. U:US (Wholesale)

A fashion mall popular among retailers and international buyers.

U:US (패션몰 유어스)

서울특별시 중구 마장로 22 (신당동) | 22, Majang-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul.

20:00-06:00.

Closed every Saturdays.

8. Maxtyle

The only wholesale and retail fashion mall in Dongdaemun.

Maxtyle 맥스타일

서울특별시 중구 마장로 3 (신당동) | 3, Majang-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul.

Mon-Fri from 11:00-5:00, Sat from 11:00 to 2:00.

Closed every Sundays.

Dongdaemun 10 Best Shopping Malls - Maxtyle - Opening Hours & Getting There | Seoul, South Korea

9. apM Luxe (Wholesale)

This shopping mall in Dongdaemun has 6 floors and 2 basement floors of women wear, shoes, bags and accessories. 

 

apM Luxe 에이피엠럭스

서울특별시 중구 신당동 199-17 | 199-17 Shindang-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul

20:00-5:00.

Closed every Saturdays.

www.apm-apmluxe.com

See map below on the free shuttle bus service and operating hours between apM Luxe/apM and apM Place, Dongdaemun.

Dongdaemun 10 Best Shopping Malls - apM Luxe - Opening Hours & Getting There | Seoul, South Korea

10. apM (Wholesale)

8 floors (including basement) of women and men fashion.

apM 에이피엠

서울특별시 중구 신당동 198-3 | 198-3, Shindang-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul

20:00-5:00.

Closed every Saturdays.

www.apm-apmluxe.com

See map below on the free shuttle bus service and operating hours between apM/apM Luxe and apM Place, Dongdaemun.

Dongdaemun 10 Best Shopping Malls - apM - Opening Hours & Getting There | Seoul, South Korea
Recommended Hotels near Dongdaemun Shopping Street | Seoul, South Korea

Recommended Hotels near Dongdaemun Shopping Street

Here are the accommodation hot picks at Dongdaemun Shopping Street that are within 7 mins walk to the nearest subway stations, Dongdaemun History & Culture Park (line 2, 4 & 5) & Dongdaemun (line 1 & 4).

a) Sotetsu Hotels The Splaisir Seoul Dongdaemun

★★★★ | 8.9 Review Rating

Hotel with best review rating and located within 1 min walk from Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station, exit 9. It is also near to subway station's exit 10, the pick up and drop off location for most day tours in Seoul. Airport Limousine Bus (#6702) stops in front of the hotel as well.

Sotetsu Hotels The Splaisir Seoul Dongdaemun
Sotetsu Hotels The Splaisir Seoul Dongdaemun
Sotetsu Hotels The Splaisir Seoul Dongdaemun
Sotetsu Hotels The Splaisir Seoul Dongdaemun
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b) Toyoko Inn Seoul Dongdaemun II

★★★ | 8.6 Review Rating

Located next to Sotetsu Hotels The Splaisir Seoul Dongdaemun with Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station, exit 4 directly in front of hotel. Affordable room rates inclusive of breakfast. 7-Eleven convenience store is next to the hotel.

Toyoko Inn Seoul Dongdaemun II
Toyoko Inn Seoul Dongdaemun II
Toyoko Inn Seoul Dongdaemun II
Toyoko Inn Seoul Dongdaemun II
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c) Hotel Skypark Kingstown Dongdaemun

★★★★ | 8.4 Review Rating

Located within 7 mins walk from either Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station (exit 14)  or Dongdaemun Station (exit 8). Rooms with with balcony access.

Hotel Skypark Kingstown Dongdaemun
Hotel Skypark Kingstown Dongdaemun
Hotel Skypark Kingstown Dongdaemun
Hotel Skypark Kingstown Dongdaemun
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d) Hotel Migliore Seoul

★★★ | 7.4 Review Rating

Located at the heart of Dongdaemun Shopping Street at Migliore mall building and in between the popular Doosan and hello a.pm Malls. 5 mins walk to both nearest subway stations in Dongdaemun.

Hotel Migliore Seoul
Hotel Migliore Seoul
Hotel Migliore Seoul
Hotel Migliore Seoul
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★★★★★ | 8.1 Review Rating

e) W Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul

A luxurious 5* hotel with cutting-edge fitness center, heated indoor swimming pool, tranquil spa, chic rooftop bar and selection of dining options. Conveniently located in front of Dongdaemun Station, exit 8 and 9; and a Airport Limousine Bus (#6702) stop.

JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul
JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul
JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul
JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul
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Attractions around Dongdaemun Shopping Street | Seoul, South Korea

Attractions around Dongdaemun Shopping Street

Dongdaemun Design Plaza | Seoul, South Korea
Dongdaemun Design Plaza | Seoul, South Korea

Located across the road to Dongdaemun Market Shopping Malls is a great insta-worthy stop, Dongdaemun Design Plaza. 

Seoul City Wall | Seoul, South Korea
Seoul City Wall | Seoul, South Korea

Explore the remains of Seoul City Wall within easy walking distance from Dongdaemun Design Plaza towards Dongdaemun Station.

Tips: Walking along the wall will lead you to Ihwa Mural Village and Naksan Park.

Cheonggyecheon Stream | Seoul, South Korea
Cheonggyecheon Stream | Seoul, South Korea

Take a break from your shopping and have a walk to the nearby Cheonggyecheon Stream located between Dotta Shopping Mall and Dongdaemun Station.

Gwangjang Market | Seoul, South Korea
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From Cheonggyecheon Stream, you can take an easy 17mins walk to the popular Gwangjang Market with many delicious food and must eats!

Tips: From Dotta Shopping Mall, walking on the left side of the Cheonggyecheon Stream will lead to Gwangjang Market.

Map of Dongdaemun Market & Nearest Subway Stations

Map of Dongdaemun 10 Best Shopping Malls | Seoul, South Korea

Map of Free Shuttle Bus Service between amP/apM Luxe and apM Place

Free Shuttle Bus Service Route Map between apM Luxe and apM Place Dongdaemun | Seoul, South Korea

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