Located in the heart of Seoul city, the Lotte World Tower stands at a height of 555.7 meters (1823.16 feet). The super-tall skyscraper was opened to the public on April 3, 2017 and is one of the tallest building in South Korea and the world. The tower is home to several stores, cafes, restaurants, galleries, an aquarium and even a concert hall. In addition they have a theme park that contains an ice rink and folk museum. On the top floors of the tower they have an observation deck, a sky-walk, and a luxury hotel. The tower is very popular with locals and tourists who spend the entire day exploring and enjoying a plethora of activities under one roof.
Established in 1414, Namdaemun Market is one of the oldest and largest traditional market in Korea. There are more than 10,000 stores offering a large selection of products including clothes, accessories, silverware and much more at reasonable prices. After long hours of walking around, you are sure to get hungry. Luckily, there are many restaurants and food stands where you can try a variety of traditional Korean foods. Tourists from across the world visiting Seoul make it a point to stop by and buy something from the popular Namdaemun Market.
Established in 1905, Gwangjang Market was the nation's first traditional bazaar. This permanent mart houses over 5,000 enterprises, most of which were inherited from previous generations and bustles with the lively banter of merchants and shoppers. It features numerous vendors selling ibaji food and local specialties, foreign imports, fresh produce, vintage fashion, antiques and handcrafted items. Its main attraction remains retailers of the authentic Korean dress, hanbok, whose top-quality silk and satin varieties in vibrant colors available at bargain prices, here. The clothing has a simple silhouette and is popularly worn during festivals and special occasions. The market is also a popular dining destination, with food stalls serving up a wide variety of favorite traditional Korean foods.
Tucked away in a basement, Manhattan's is one of the best places to shop for vintage American designer wear. Their inventory has a rotating list of leading brands that are curated. These include the likes of Ebbets Field, Baldwin, Aurora Shoe Co, Creep, Universal Works and Danton. Choices are galore for men and women. Browse through their racks of clothing, accessories and footwear. You will know why they are among the top of their game.
Opened in 2008, MSK Shop moved from its Nonhyeon-ro 161-gil location in 2016 to its current one. Keeping up with its hard to locate tradition, the present shop is tucked away in an alley. But if you are someone who likes to dress natty and keep up with the latest trends, then finding this gem of a shop is worth it. Showcasing some of the top Korean brands as well as upcoming labels for men, you will be impressed by their collection of clothing, accessories and footwear. Some of the designers in their inventory are withMNW, Text Silence, Document and Blankof. You can call on their Voip number - +82 70 8233 3107 if you need directions to reach the store.
Rare Market is not for those who like cute fashion. Opened in 2014 by Jessica Jung and Dami Kwon, it is one of the top spots for fashionistas who love something different yet is chic. Set in a standalone structure, this swanky boutique is spread across three floors and also hosts the distinction for being one of the first places to have a water bar. This concept boutique where fashion is all about design and aesthetics, you will find designers that are hard to find elsewhere in the country. Some of these include the likes of Alexander Wang, We11 Done, Vita Kin and Jacquemus. Unique pieces that are standouts are the reason for this place's popularity.