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Hongdae (Hongik University Street) & Getting There | Seoul, South Korea

Hongdae (Hongik University Street) 홍대

서울특별시 마포구 어울마당로 일대 | Eoulmadang-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul

Hongdae (Hongik University Street) - Opening Hours

Vary according to shops.

Hongdae (Hongik University Street) - Admission Fees

Free

  • Hongik Univ. Station (line 2, exit 9). 5 mins walk.

How to go toHongdae (Hongik University Street)

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Hongik University is a renowned art college and naturally, the streets around Hongdae (short-form of Hongik University in Korean) evolved with tastes of the trendy youths.

 

It is known for its youthful and romantic ambience, underground culture and freedom of self-expression.

 

Unique cafes, cosy galleries, accessories stores, fashion shops, cafes, clubs, art markets and gourmet eateries make Hongdae a popular hang-out for local youths.

Hongdae (Hongik University Street) & Getting There | Seoul, South Korea

What to see and do at Hongdae:

1. Hongdae Free Market

Handicraft exhibitions and sales, indie music/mimes/performances, art workshops, street portraits & caricatures.

Hongdae Free Market (홍대 프리마켓)

서울특별시 마포구 와우산로21길 19-3 (서교동) | 19-3, Wausan-ro 21-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul

www.freemarket.or.kr

@ Hongik Children's Park

Every Saturdays (Mar-Nov) from 13:00-18:00.

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2. KT&G Sangsangmadang Hongdae

Art Square on handmade designers crafts & accessories (1F), Art Gallery (2F), Art Market of Korea’s young artists' artwork for sale (3F), Cinema (B3-4), Live Performance Hall (B1-2) & Cafe (6F).

KT&G Sangsangmadang Hongdae (KT&G 상상마당 홍대)

서울특별시 마포구 어울마당로 65 (서교동) | 65, Eoulmadang-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul

www.sangsangmadang.com

Art Market & Gallery from 13:00 - 22:00
Art Square from 12:00 - 23:00

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3. LOVE Museum

Adults only.

4. Ice Museum

Winter wonderland all year round.

5. Seoul Trick Eye Museum

The very first Trick Eye Museum.

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From Hongdae, visitors can continue on to Haneul (Sky) Park at World Cup Stadium or check out the unique King-sized pot lit Korean BBQ Restaurant (Hansang Gadeuk) near Sangam DMC (Digital Media City) subway station, both on subway line 6.

 

Alternatively, one subway stop away from Hongdae on the same line (line 2) is another popular university suburb, Edea (Sinchon & Ewha Womans University Shopping District).

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Getting to Hongdae (Hongik University Street) & Location Map | Seoul, South Korea

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