Doota (Junggu, Seoul)
Doota is a fashion mall full of trendy fashion items including designer shops, select shops, luxury brand stores, cafes, and restaurants. Doota is a one-stop shopping center, providing unique, high quality products at reasonable prices under the motto of “Fast & First.”.
Doota is visited a large number of foreign visitors compared to other shopping malls, with 55,000 local visitors and 10,000 foreign visitors a day. Services for foreign tourists include an information desk (1F) that provides information in three foreign languages (English, Japanese, and Chinese), money exchange (1F), Tax Refund office (5F), souvenir shop (5F), and storage lockers (B2). They also give away coupon books, which can be used at shops popular among foreign shoppers, and souvenir gift kits.
- Website : doota.com
- How to Get There : Exit 8 of Dongdaemun Station (Line 4) / Exit 14 of Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station (Line 2, 4, 5)
Located near Yeongdeungpo Station, Times Square is a shopping and culture complex. It is divided into a shopping area that includes the Shinsegae Department Store and E-mart retail store and a cultural section that includes Kyobo Book Center, CGV Movie Theater and Courtyard by Marriott Hotel. The shopping mall, blessed with a beautiful atrium, is full of luxury brand shops and plenty of unique stores. Shoppers can also take in the works of art exhibited throughout the mall.
- Website : www.timessquare.co.kr
- How to Get There : Exit 3 of Yeongdeungpo Station (Line 1)
wide range of global fashion brands are currently found at IFC Mall in the Yeouido financial district. The mall is covered by a giant 17m glass pavilion that lets in plenty of natural light. The mall’s architecture is unique, blending in with the outdoor grass field. Conceived by the global design house Benoy, the mall is a popular date spot for young couples.
- Website : www.ifcmallseoul.com
- How to Get There : Exit 3 of Yeouido Station (Line 5 or 9)
D-Cube City is an underground mall occupying four basement floors. Particularly notable is its D-Cube Korean Food Street, a 700-seat space ― done up like UNESCO World Heritage-recognized Yangdong Village in Gyeongju ― serving Korean snacks, rice balls, roasted meats, Koreans table d’hote and Korean teas. There are also mock-ups of old Korean kitchens, wells and jar pavilions.
- Website : www.dcubecity.com
How to Get There : Exit 1 of Sindorim Station (Line 1)
Connected to Samseong Station (Line 2), COEX Mall is part of a complex that includes COEX Convention & Exhibition Center, Korea City Air Terminal and InterContinental Seoul COEX Hotel. With clothing shops, leisure sports brands, bookstores, a multiplex theater, restaurants and one of Korea’s biggest aquariums, COEX is a place for both business and pleasure. The mall is currently undergoing a large-scale remodeling, with a grand re-opening scheduled for October 2014. The multiplex theater Megabox and COEX Aquarium are maintaining regular operating hours throughout the renovation period.
- Website : www.coex.co.kr
- How to Get There : Exit 5 or 6 of Samseong Station (Line 2)
Shinsegae Centum City is registered in the Guinness Book of Records as the largest department store in the world. It will meet any shopping needs you have, from clothing to food, and provides year-round recreational facilities such as an indoor ice rink, an indoor golf practice range, the CGV multiplex movie theater and the Spa Land Spa complex.
- Website : www.centumcity.shinsegae.com
- How to Get There : Exit 12 of Centum City Station (Line 2)