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Gwangbokro Culture and Fashion street

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Address: Gwangbok-dong 1-ga, Jung-gu, Busan, South Korea
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Good for Christmas season

At every end of year, this place shines with the beautiful and huge christmas tree. The street with lots of shops gets enlightened with the millions of little light bulbs. Good... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2017
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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love K-beauty so this street was heaven for me - all the big brands had multiple stores. There were also lots of fashion and footwear stores and a market for the locals running parallel to it selling more varied items such as light fixtures and artwork. It is a fairly long street with a lot of shops and you... More 

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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17 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No smoking street. Walking distance to BIFF Square. Bought quite a lot of stuff here. Highly recommend it if you are into Korean fashion.

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Thank MGFX1975
Hong Kong, China
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

there are many shops! sell quite good price! many fashionable and korean style clothes! good place to shop! paradise for girl haha. can spend half day over there, and there are some good restaurants. Also very cheap and delicious! this place is awesome

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Thank kizyib624
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

At every end of year, this place shines with the beautiful and huge christmas tree. The street with lots of shops gets enlightened with the millions of little light bulbs. Good place to see the holiday season of Korea.

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Thank Young K
Makati, Philippines
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78 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

the best fashion walk in Korea! i just love the Christmas feels around, with lights and some Christmas songs

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Thank ryandgreat
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68 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

A nice street with a large variety of shops selling mostly branded goods. I would recommend visiting during the weekdays as it can be quite crowded during the weekends. It is in between BIFF Square (a must-visit place) and is connected to Yongdusan Park via an escalator.

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Thank thetravellingfugu
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79 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

You will feel so much youth vibes here! So many restaurants, cafe, shops and cosmetic shops, also fashion shops that will makd you happy! Heaven of street food and korean cosmetics with cheaper price than in Seoul

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1 Thank naomiind
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176 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

It is an interesting place where there are lots of shopping options. Basically you will not just walk on Gwangbok-ro, but also the other streets such as International Market, PIFF Square etc. Plentiful of skincare and make-up shops, food options on street and cafes/restaurants, clothes and so on. Some shops open all the way up till 11pm! However, I do... More 

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South Korea
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141 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

One of the more robust shopping districts that I've found here in Korea. It's not just limited to culture and fashion; it includes all kinds of bars, clubs, restaurants, and drinking establishments. Definitely recommended if you're in the area, and it's a short walk from the nearby subway stop or plenty of bus stops

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Kota Bharu, Malaysia
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

The stretch goes from Nampo Metro station Exit 7 onwards till BIFF or Bupyeong which ever places you prefer, it is a whole area where you could spend a few days to cover them all. They dont just sell clothes but also food, in the main street and the alley. Whcih was quite crowded during my Chuseok Visit. (13-15), and... More 

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