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Opening Hours on Myeongdong

The shops in Myeongdong keep late hours, opening no earlier than 11:00am or noon, while staying open until at least 10pm.  Some smaller boutiques do not open until after lunch time, but these are often also the ones that continue doing business till midnight.

Major stores such as the H&M flagship store, Lotte Department Store,

Official Korean Tourist Office in Myeongdong opens at 9:00 and closes not until 10:00pm or 9:00pm in summer and winter respectively.







Street Food

Along the many smaller streets in the area are plenty of small stalls selling street foods, either literally in the street or from window opening up from their small shops and kiosks.  Try some of the local favorites including deep fried sausage and rice cakes on a stick, or French Fries and sausage coated in batter on a stick.   More traditional are gyeran bbang which is a type of fried egg cake or muffin which is a tasty and nutritious snack that all people can enjoy.

For those who love spicy food try dakkochi which is a spicy chicken skewer, cooked over coals to get a BBQ flavor but with plenty of chili heat as well.

Try also the hotteok which is a stuffed small pancake with a sweet sugary filling. Great warmers on a cold evening these are a popular snack with children and adults alike.

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