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Shinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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This trendy, tree-lined street has a European vibe and is filled with charming cafes and unique boutiques. Popular among locals as a fashionable (if expensive) place to shop, it is not well known among tourists.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“coffee shops” (13 reviews)
“trendy shops” (5 reviews)
“gingko trees” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Shinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Sinsa / Garosugil
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went to this place cos of Line & Friends cafe, despite it being known for its many cafes. Friends had a good lunch there and we had fun walking / shopping around

Thank vyv2
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great for shopping beauty products, calm streat, modern, great food and restaurants, spotted some vintage cars too

Thank Ivana J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Garosu-Gil is a real shopping street. Not only a local brands but also korea brands and designer's shops are located in this street. Not only fashion but also chic restaurants and cafes are situated in this street. You can enjoy shopping, eating, and chilling all...More

Thank Nuttida C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Much cleaner than other areas in Seoul but this is matched by the calibre of shop and the general attitude of the people wandering around even more image conscious than the regular people around Seoul. Quite a few nice restaurants and far less busy which...More

Thank Daryl S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is no shortage of café in Garosu-gil but Skin food café was lovely bright and delicious. don't miss out while you stroll down this lovely street.

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're into a fun shopping experience, with upscale architecture and designer labels this is a must see destination in the Gangnam district of Seoul. Many shops are affordable as well and offer unique one of a kind items.

Thank MarinaColorado
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

anything and everything can be bought here. If you are looking for Korean cosmetics - you will find it here

Thank Pova P
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Went here twice during our stay in Seoul. The main street is great, but the really nice and chic cafes are in the little streets branching out from the main street, so a little bit of exploration is advised. We found really good places like...More

Thank Fabian M
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Love this place, I found this place kinda artistic. Gentle monster is aound this neighborhood, try to walk as deep as possible and you will discover a lot of good stuff. I made a video on my trip to seoul, come and watch my video...More

Thank Chandra T
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We stayed in this neighborhood as a base for exploring the rest of Seoul. Advantages are that there are numerous small streets on either side of Dosan-Daero 13-gil to explore filled with boutique cafes, restaurants, bars, karaoke, and shops. Although Dosan-Daero 13-gil has lots of...More

1  Thank Aeneas1842
Sinsa / Garosugil
Trendy, chic, fashionable – these are just some of the
words that sum up Sinsa and the neighbourhood of
Garosugil within it. In particular, Garosugil has
emerged recently to be one of Seoul’s most popular
neighbourhoods; from the latest haute cuisine to
what’s next in haute fashion, the restaurants,
boutiques, and shops here tend to spark trends quickly
spreading nationwide. It’s a magnet for celebrities,
Nearby Restaurants
Line Friends Cafe Garosu-gil
59 reviews
.04 km away
BeansBins Coffee Garosugil
76 reviews
.05 km away
March Rabbit
20 reviews
.13 km away
Dore Dore Sinsa
42 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby Attractions
Dosan Neighborhood Park
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1.16 km away
The Museum of Korean Embroidery
14 reviews
1.06 km away
Exclusive Tour Korea - Private Day Tours
185 reviews
1.31 km away
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Lise Cathrin B
20 May 2016|
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Response from Anne L | Reviewed this property |
In Seoul most shops and cafe open late around 11-12 especially on weekend but there are some than open earlier~~ .
7 October 2015|
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Response from mellyooi | Reviewed this property |
Most shops closes around 9 - 10pm. Trazy . com has a pretty good guide on all the shops/restaurant opening hours.

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