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Seoul Daehangno

Hyehwa-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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“young people” (3 reviews)
“coffee shops” (2 reviews)
“plays” (2 reviews)
Hyehwa-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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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
Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

Something for everyone. Excellent street food, coffee shops, restaurants and stores. Usually very crowded but this adds to the experience. Good variety for family as well. If you are looking for a spot to entertain your family for a few hours - really good spot...More

Thank Mike54BU
Reviewed 6 October 2014

Do you like performances like play, concert or musical? Especially if you want to watch a play with your lover, friend or family, and go to a nice and intimate restaurant for dinner, don't hesitate to visit Daehakro. I bet you will have a successful...More

1  Thank Watu2014
Reviewed 22 July 2014

Known as Seoul's theater district, off course Daehangno is filled with local cafes, shops, and a lot of local youngsters. Daehangno is a hidden gem, very nice place. A lot of shops uniquely decorate their place so I can't stop snapping my camera :) You...More

1  Thank JulianneRenfold
Reviewed 18 January 2014

Known as the street for young people, also "Play Mecca". It's like cultural center of Seoul. You will see lots of small theater all over the place when you visit this area. One of the famous thing in here, "Sunday Filipino Market" open every Sunday....More

Thank LT_Daniel_Kim
Reviewed 16 December 2013

Daehangno - means University road. there are 2 or 3 major university around full of young people on the street day and night. Food and drinks are cheaper compare to south side of the river. full of small theaters, little concert halls around the park...More

3  Thank leethebreeze
Reviewed 11 May 2013

Lured by the possibility of catching an interesting show or jazz performance, we headed to Daehangno one evening for some food and entertainment. It was too late to follow the walking tour guide of the Seoul Metropolitan Government (which takes you around public areas and...More

2  Thank Jen L
Reviewed 8 April 2013

If New York has broadway, Seoul has Daehakro. Unfortunately, most theatres are limited to sketch show types and not many musical in this area. Also, all shows are in Korea. So this may limit your experience depending on your language skill. However, this area has...More

2  Thank puercaeli
Reviewed 26 April 2012

it is one of best areas to enjoy" play " of th etheater however, I am not sure if it is same to foreign visitors. atmosphere of the street is very animated in the evening

Thank Hirakawa_Eki
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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