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Seoul Daehangno

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Address: Hyehwa-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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Great place for going out !

There are a lot of restaurants, pubs, bars and theaters. Also you can buy lots of things on the streets. Also there is a painting-wall village near here so there are a lot of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 November 2015
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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

A lot of shops, eg. cloths, shoes, accessories, etc. around Daehakro or University area. Also have a lot of arts halls too.

Thank mesymes
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

It's one of the underrated neighbourhood in Seoul. We went there after visiting Gyeongbok palace and Bukchon. In different with Hongdae, Gangnam, Myeongdong, it's more like a authentic neighbourhood with lot's of restaurants, cafes and bars with cheaper prices. It's also nice place for a walk after dinner. Besides, Daehangno is famous with a lots of theatres, it's possible to... More 

1 Thank Cadence S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2015

There are a lot of restaurants, pubs, bars and theaters. Also you can buy lots of things on the streets. Also there is a painting-wall village near here so there are a lot of travelers and tourists. worth visiting.

Thank Carpediemzzz
Torrance, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

This place is very famous for the play. You can check out theaters, but mainly they perform in Korean. I do not know whether they offer translation or not. But if you have time, go and enjoy! There are some good places to eat out too.

Thank minimize940314
Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2015

Daehangno doesn't usually come on top of Seoul's touristic attraction list, but it definitely should. In such a small district, you can experience different facets of Korea's cultural, nighlife and culinary scenes. On the west end, you have Sungkyunkwan University (Korea's oldest higher-learning institution) and it's university street, food of shops and affordable restaurants and bars. In the middle, the... More 

4 Thank kimahrikku
Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015

Daehangno is a nice place to spend an afternoon walking around the restaurants and shops but on Sunday afternoons Filipino vendors sell all kinds of products from the Philippines as well as some harder to find western products. Lots of street food. Relatively sanitary...i.e. I haven't gotten sick eating any of the street for there. It's only a couple of... More 

1 Thank edisupp s
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

Something for everyone. Excellent street food, coffee shops, restaurants and stores. Usually very crowded but this adds to the experience. Good variety for family as well. If you are looking for a spot to entertain your family for a few hours - really good spot to spend part of a day.

Thank Mike54BU
Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2014

Do you like performances like play, concert or musical? Especially if you want to watch a play with your lover, friend or family, and go to a nice and intimate restaurant for dinner, don't hesitate to visit Daehakro. I bet you will have a successful date. Here is the young street full of romance! It is close to Changedeokgung Palace... More 

1 Thank Watu2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

Known as Seoul's theater district, off course Daehangno is filled with local cafes, shops, and a lot of local youngsters. Daehangno is a hidden gem, very nice place. A lot of shops uniquely decorate their place so I can't stop snapping my camera :) You must visit here if you love to catch some music and performing art shows (or... More 

1 Thank JulianneRenfold
Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2014

Known as the street for young people, also "Play Mecca". It's like cultural center of Seoul. You will see lots of small theater all over the place when you visit this area. One of the famous thing in here, "Sunday Filipino Market" open every Sunday. http://travel.cnn.com/seoul/visit/filipino-market-429413 I love more than any other places in Seoul. In fact, I live in... More 

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