Best Department store in Seoul!

In this article we will share to you the best department store in seoul, south korea, with shopping malls that you can visit while you travel south korea. Make sure you read to the end to get the most of it.

Shopping mall and department store culture has been immerge to every downtown all over the world since millenium era, or 21th century. Even more now, every youth and even older generations are craving to go to great and complete shopping malls and department store, not just for shopping  but also for hang out and having leisure with friends and loved ones.

Even though covid19 has hit the world so hard with fear to meet up or having physical touch, near the crowd  or meet other people, yet the need of department store and shopping mall still can be felt among all people especially the youth generations. Here are the list of shopping mall and department store in seoul you can go when you travel south korea.

Lotte World Mall

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Lotte World Mall is a shopping mall with a lot of high-end lifestyle brand. This shopping mall also offers you the largest aquarium in city, movie theatres, lotte mart, Hi mart, Hallyu mall star Avenue, beauty shops and spa, and numerous restaurants and food courts.

Useful Informations:
Contact: +82-2-3213-5000
Address: 05551 300 Olympic-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul, Korea (Shincheon-dong 29)

How to get here:
[Subway]

Subway line 2, Jamsil Station exit 2

COEX Mall

coex starfield seoul korea

Coex mall has everything you need in one place, one of the largest underground shopping mall in seoul and Asia.
Coex Mall provides you with a lot of clothing, accessories stores with domestic and international brands, one of the best place to shopping in Seoul.

Useful Informations:
Contact
: +82-2-6002-5300
Address: 06164 513, Yeongdeung-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul

How to get here:
[Subway]

Subway Line 2, Samseong Station, Exit 6

Lotte Department store

lotte world korea seoul

Lotte Department store is the iconic shopping place in Seoul. This department store offers you wide range of products and goods with fair price. 

The Lotte Department Store main branch is prominently located in the hotspot and busy shopping district of Myeongdong. It is the largest department store in Korea

Useful Informations:
Contact:
+82-2-899-2500
Address:
04533 81 Namdaemun-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
Opening Hours:
10.30-20.00

How to get here:
[Subway]

Subway line 4, Myeongdong Station exit 5. walk to lotte dept. store

Shinsegae Department store

Shinsegae Department store is the largest retailer in korea, the first leading brands to introduce the concept of department store in South Korea since almost 100 years ago.

Located in the heart of Seoul, where tradition meets modernity, Shinsegae Department Store is a luxurious premium shopping venue with the main branch and flagship store l

Useful Informations:
Contact: +82-2-1588-1234
Address:
63, Sogong-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
Opening Hours:
10.30-20.00

How to get here:
[Subway]

Subway Line 4, Hoehyeon Station, Exit 7 (5 mins on foot)

Times Square

time square in seoul

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Times Square is the largest multipurpose shopping mall in Seoul, with many big shopping spaces and department store such as Shinsegae Department store and E-mart.

Useful Informations:
Contact
: +82-2-2638-2000
Address: 07305 15, Yeongjung-ro, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul
Opening Hours: 10.30-22.00

How to get here:
[Subway]

Subway Line 2, Mullae Station, Exit 4 (7 mins on foot)

E-Mart

e-mart wangsimni branch

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Wangsimni E-Mart is really convenient to shop for it’s various different facilities and products. You can find fresh food, daily supplies, cosmetics, fashion, toys and even stationery with a fair price.

Useful Informations:
Contact:
+82-2-2200-1234~5
Address:
133-070 Wangsimnigwangjang-ro 17, Seongdong-gu, Seoul
Opening Hours:
10.00-24.00

How to get here:
[Subway]

Jungang Line, Wangsimni Station, Exits 4/5/6

Dongdaemun design Market

Dongdaemun Design Plaza is actually one of the top place to Visit in all over the world.

As we know, DDP is the latest iconic landmark of Korea design industry designed by well known architect, Zaha Hadid. DDP has 5 hall which is Art hall, museum, design lab, design market and dongdaemun history and culture park.

I put DDP as one of the shopping mall and department store because it has design market hall which is a multipurpse space that combines culture, experience and shopping area, to add more convenient to shoppers as they visit Dongdaemun Market.

Useful Informations:
Contact: +82-2-2153-0000
Address:
04566  281 Euljiro, Jung-gu, Seoul (Euljiro 7-ga)  

How to get here:
[Subway]

Subway Lines 2/4/5, Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station, Exits 1 & 10

Central city

central city seoul

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Central City, a multi purpose building that offers you various experience from shopping, lleisure, and book stores.

Useful Informations:
Contact: +82-2-6282-0114
Address: 137-040  176, Sinbanpo-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul  

How to get here:
[Subway]

Line 3 Express Bus Terminal

Have you ever visit one of them in your country or in Seoul? Which one is your favourite? Let us know in the comments below!

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