Posted in 1 by pianist93 on February 28, 2010
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The Dongdamun is a mecca of fashion in Korea. There are countless people visiting Dongdaemun everyday. Take a look!


Dongdaemun Design Plaza & Park

Posted in 1 by pianist93 on February 2, 2010
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Dongdaemun is the heart of Seoul. In the past, Dongdaemun was a place where Seoul castle walls had remained. There was military training going on at the site. Currently, however, Dongdaemun commercial district serves as a mecca of Seoul’s fashion and design industry with 37 large fashion malls, 35,000 retail shops and about 10,000fashion industry personnel.

The Dongdaemun design plaza & park is under construction and will be completed in 2011 as a concept of a mecca of fashion and design industry, a center of Seoul’s economic recovery, a public park and recreational zone for the citizens.

1.How to get there?

First, get in line 2 which is the green line and get off at Dongdaemun history & culture park station.

Then get out by going to the Exit 1 direction.

2. What can you see in the Dongdaemun design plaza & park’s promotional hall?

In here there are touch screens so that you can find out about the Dongdaemun design plaza & park’s business plans, how it’s going to be built, how it’s going to be used etc.

You can also find out about 10 primal colors of Seoul.

On the highest floor there is an observation platform where you can see the construction site and fashion streets in Dongdaemun.