is the most exotic place in Seoul representing fusion
culture with a distinctive atmosphere. Many people
say, ¡°You may not know Seoul, but you should know
Itaewon,¡± showing how renowned a shopping district
Itaewon is. The Itaewon shopping area covers a 1.4
km long street, stretching from Itaewon 1-dong eastwards
to Hannam 2-dong. The area has a vibrant ambience
with shops, restaurants, bars and street vendors.
Most signboards are written in English, and English
speaking people are often seen on the street.
Tourist Information Center
Inside Subway Station - Tel: +82-2-3785-2514 (Eng/Jap/Chn)
Open: 09:00-22:00 Open daily
In front of Kookmin Bank, Itaewon Subway Station Exit
Tel: +82-2-792-9070 (Eng/Jap/Chn)
Open: Nov.~Feb. 10:00-21:00 / Mar.~Oct. 10:00-22:00
Open daily ¨è Transportation
Seoul Subway Line 6, Itaewon Station Exit 1,2,3 or
4 ¨é Note
-Itaewon holds the Spring Festival in May, and the
Autumn Festival in October. It gives foreign tourists
a valuable opportunity to experience traditional cultural
games and various events.
-The Islamic Mosque is outstanding in Itaewon with
its unique architectural style. Services are held
five times a day, and it might be an interesting experience
to attend one of the services. Islamic food is provided
after Sunday service.
-Shop around Itaewon during the daytime, and spend
the night at one of the unique bars or restaurants.