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The Shilla Duty Free Seoul

202 Jangchung-dong 2-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
+82 1688-1110
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Waste of time

Staff are rude and unwilling to serve. Bought an item and was only told after payment that you... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2017
Iw2ttw
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Singapore
via mobile
Duty free shop

Bigger than donghwa duty free shop So for foreigner dont forget to bring passport, all goods sold... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2017
Yang C
via mobile
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good46%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
6 Sep 2016
“Not meant for the English Speaking Tourists”
20 Jan 2017
“Waste of time”
LOCATION
202 Jangchung-dong 2-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Namsan
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+82 1688-1110
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1 - 10 of 335 reviews

Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Staff are rude and unwilling to serve. Bought an item and was only told after payment that you have to collect the item at airport. There are many counters for collection at the airport. They do not tell you which counter to collect from and...More

Thank Iw2ttw
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Bigger than donghwa duty free shop So for foreigner dont forget to bring passport, all goods sold in usd price

1  Thank Yang C
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Franking speaking I don't recommend this place . It is full of people, mainly from china, and even they said that are more than 500 brands at the end it is like a street market but inside of a building on the basement floor I...More

2  Thank aitor462
Reviewed 7 September 2016

But the store still has lots of shops and decent prices. Went with my wife, wife's cousin and his gf. They all spoke Mandarin. My cousin was happy there. It is loud, crowded and a bit unruly. I think they get most of the customers...More

1  Thank theschuay86
Reviewed 24 December 2015

If you can't converse in Mandarin or Korean, please avoid this place as all the staff can't speak English. It is crowded and very noisy and I don't feel comfortable here. A lot of branded merchandise and cosmetics are sold here. We were part of...More

3  Thank YK N
Reviewed 8 October 2015

almost everything is here. but it gets crowded because herds of tourists are brought here in tour buses. just go real early or later in the day, like almost closing time to avoid the crowds.

Thank Anna R
Reviewed 29 April 2015 via mobile

It's like any duty free in Seoul, but what was frustrating is that the workers only spoke Korean or Chinese. None spoke English and that made it hard to purchase things. Don't forget to take you passport and e ticket since you pick up your...More

2  Thank Dianalee_13
Reviewed 31 October 2014 via mobile

Arrived late afternoon. Full of tourists. Most service attendants speak Mandarin. A few speak smattering English and only one I met spoke pretty good English. Nonetheless if you know what you want, easy to communicate. Korean brands are given to you right away. International brands...More

2  Thank Min O
Reviewed 29 October 2014 via mobile

This is a must stop by place if you always needed more time in Duty Free but was rushed by the time. However, Shilla Duty Free is almost always overflowing with tourists. You'll have to wait in a queue until to can go into certain...More

Thank Jeane L
Reviewed 5 July 2014

The prices here are better than at Lotte Duty Free and at Myeondong! They have all the skincare brands as well as the luxury brands like Tory Burch, LV, Hermes, Prada etc. that is why you will see bus loads of Chinese tourists here. There...More

7  Thank Tammy7767
Nearby
Namsan
Situated in the center of Seoul, Namsan is Seoul’s
most well-known hill for having the iconic N Seoul
Tower perched on top of it. It’s not just the
picturesque views from Namsan Park that make it a top
draw, but N Seoul Tower’s status as a site for lovers
from around the world who come on a daily basis to
place a lock on the tower’s fence, professing their
love to the external world. Nature lovers will be
...More
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