Sungshin Women's University Shopping District
Sungshin Women's University Station 성신여대역 (line 4, exit 1). Walk straight 20m and turn right onto Dongsomun-ro 22-gil next to Innisfree. 1 min walk.
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Sungshin Women's University Station is conveniently located 3 subway stops away from Dongdaemun Station on subway Line 4.
The main shopping streets between Sungshin Women's University Station and Sungshin Women's University is a close combination of Sinchon & Ewha Woman University Shopping District and Myeongdong Shopping District.
Trendy fashion clothing, cosmetics and accessories stores lined the streets. There are also many cozy cafes and restaurants catering to the young crowd, creating a lively atmosphere.
@square Shopping Mall (Sungshin Women's University Station, Exit 1)
Donam Jeil Market
Near to Sunghin Women's University Shopping District is a traditional market, Donam Jeil Market.
The market is located 2 streets from exit 3 of Sungshin Women's Univ. Station along Dongsomun-ro 20-gil. A worthy visit to experience the local market culture and try out its popular food.
Seongbukcheon Stream & Haneuldari Bridge (3 mins walk from station's exit 2)
A further walk from Donam Jeil Market will lead you to Seongbukcheon Stream where local citizens do their daily walks and exercises. The historic-looking Donamdong Catholic Church can be viewed from the stream too.
💡Walking on the RIGHT side of Haneuldari Bridge along the stream leads directly to Hansung Univ. Station (line 4, exit 2) with Samsung Alley Market nearby. This is the end (/start) of Seongbukcheon Stream. 16 mins walk.
A little further down from Hansung Univ. Station's exit 4 (3 mins walk) is the historic Seoul City Wall. Enter Seoul City Wall (Naksan Mountain Trail) on your left. The trail leads to Naksan Park, Ihwa Mural Village and the hip artistic Hyehwa suburb with trendy shops, restaurants and Hyehwa Station (line 4).
💡On the LEFT of Haneuldari Bridge on the same side as Donamdong Catholic Church leads to Bomun Station (line 6) with Bomun Market around the corner. 9 mins walk. The Seongbukcheon Stream eventually merges with the more well-known Cheonggyechgeon Stream. A further 31 mins walk away.
Both trails are great ways to explore the neighbourhood of Seoul in nature.
Day trippers can enjoy cooling moments under Haneuldari Bridge with the sounds of flowing water and interesting art pieces around.
SPECIAL Hotel Recommendation
Sick of paying high room rates for the small (& perhaps dark) rooms at Myeongdong... and yet want to be in the middle of a trendy shopping district with a central subway station nearby?
Look no further, check out Best Western Arirang Hill Dongdaemun:
Newly opened in September 2015.
Large rooms, attractive rates, A Twosome Place Cafe, laundry room.
Eateries & GS25 convenience store outside hotel.
1 min. walk from Exit 6 of Sungshin Women's Univ. Station.
2 mins. walk to Sungshin Women's Univ. Shopping District.
3 mins. walk to Donam Jeil Market.
Main Attractions on Seoul Subway Line 4: 1 train stop to Hanseong Univ. Station (for Seoul City Wall Walk) / 2 train stops to Hyehwa Station (for Ihwa Mural Village & Naksan Park) / 3 train stops to Dongdaemun Station / 5 train stops to Chungmuro Station (for Namsangol Hanok Village) / 6 train stops to Myeongdong Station (12 mins) / 7 train stops to Hoehyeon Station (for Namdaemun Market & Shinsegae Department Store) (12 mins) / 8 train stops to Seoul Station (15 mins) / 12 train stops to Ichon Station (for National Museum of Korea) (23 mins).
Bus 6011 from/to Incheon International Airport (Gate 5/12) to/from Sungshin University Station stopping at the median bus lane opposite Lotteria (70 mins).
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