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Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Not much to do here. Don't go out of your way to come here if you're in Seoul for a week. Lots of bootleg brand names at not very cheap prices. The restaurants around here come in all-sorts of cuisines - albeit culturally mish-mashed and...More

Thank sharontO8653DI
Reviewed 1 week ago

Itaewon is close to former/ existing US army Headquarter. Most shop owners/ keepers command good English for this reason. Itaewon has variety of restaurants + interesting shopping areas, socks, shoes, cloths, leather garments, goods, souvenier, hats, caps, scarves, jewellery, watches etc.

1  Thank Marcus567
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for international restaurants, bars and nightlife then Iteawon is the place you want to be. There are plenty of different ethnic restaurants around this area then any part of Seoul. A happening bar/lounge place is called "Prost". Good place to eat...More

Thank Calvin N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not exactly my favorite place, I found it to be a little more on the dirty side compared to other places in Seoul. This is where Seoul Central Masjid is located also this neighborhood is famous for having numbers of halal restaurant, a must visit...More

1  Thank syazwanisuhaili
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This place is full of bars, local & international cafes & restaurants. Every corner you turn, rows & rows of such F&B outlets catches your attention. In fact, there are more F& B than products shops. Noticeably there are also more Westerners ( saw quite...More

1  Thank Travelove58
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Go here for the nightlife. Lots of restaurants and bars so expect loud music, cigarettes, booze, etc. Lots of shops too.

1  Thank wenlong3788
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Great for shopping, exploring, and eating during the day. Also good eating and drinking at night. Whether you are searching for souvenirs or a craft beer you can find it in Itaewon. No need for a paid tour-- just wander around and enjoy the sights...More

Thank Soonjin P
Reviewed 14 October 2017

I've been coming to Seoul for well over ten years and can remember Itaewon as a rather sleazy area, frequented mainly by GI's given it's proximity to the US Army base at that time. Since the Americans moved out of the city, the area has...More

Thank Ste M
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

International area for dining and wining. Plenty of bars and restaurants - mid and high end. Lots of small shops as well to do some shopping especially on day time. Most known at night as party place. One visit is not enough to enjoy the...More

Thank PEkBJ
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We spent few hours around the neighbourhood and bought few things that we were aiming for. The area is really nice with a lot of nice and full of character cafe / restaurant. There is a LINE friend shop which the children are really enjoying...More

Thank jcch1025
Neighboring the immense Yongsan American Garrison,
Itaewon was once shunned by locals as a seedy, red
light district. But within the past few years, Itaewon
and its surrounding neighborhoods such as Kyunglidan
and Haebangchong have undergone a major revival to
quickly become one of Seoul’s hottest areas. Here,
trendy international restaurants dot the area
alongside hip lounge bars and some of Seoul’s hottest
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12 November 2016|
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Response from Andrew F | Reviewed this property |
I highly suggest Airbnb. I just stayed at one in Itewon near the Mosque for $23 per night. easy access to train, bus and taxi.
22 August 2016|
Response from LaTonya T | Reviewed this property |
I haven't had anything tailor made but make sure to ask around for the best quality and price.