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Seoul Daehangno

Hyehwa-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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“young people” (3 reviews)
“arts” (3 reviews)
“gangnam” (3 reviews)
Hyehwa-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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Reviews (102)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is just 15 minutes walk from Dongdaemun. Many arts were installed along the road which is quite attractive and humour sometimes. Many restaurants could be found, especially there are several Korean Barbecue and desserts shops. Fashion and Stationery shops could also be found here.

Thank Samuel W
Reviewed 19 April 2017

A very interesting district with lots of nice street arts, cafes and little shops, as well as cherry blossoms at the right timing in spring

Thank SamHO8009
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

It is really one of the most underrated neighborhoods in Seoul. This place breathes art! A place for college students because of all colleges around. Lots of restaurants can be found and some shopping as well.

Thank Samuel D
Reviewed 23 March 2017

if you want good coffee, come here. if you want to see some art work, come here. its got really good places to eat, and see some amazing plays.

Thank Prinster A
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
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...More

2  Thank Cadence S
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
Reviewed 22 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...More

Thank minimize940314
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...More

5  Thank kimahrikku
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...More

1  Thank edisupp s
Daehakno (literally "University Street") is home to a
number of famed universities, so the neighborhood is
always abuzz with university students, and a youthful,
optimistic energy permeates the air. The abundance of
restaurants, cafes, and shops cater to the younger
demographic in both taste and prices, making it a
popular meet-up area. Daehakno is also famed for its
creativity, showcased in the many amateur performances
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