Korea Day 6 (11th May 2013)- Sponsored by Korea Tourism Organization Singapore)

Day 6 of my Korea Trip
-Apgujeong Rodeo Street (압구정 로데오 거리) 
-Cheongdamdong (청담동거리)
-Seorae Village (서래마을)
-Shopping at Gangnam Underground Shopping Arcade  (강남 고속터미널 지하강가)

How we got there:
Seodaemun (Sangil-dong bound) àTransfer at Wangsimni (Mangpo bound) à Apgujeong Rodeo Station

Apgujeong Rodeo Street (압구정 로데오 거리)

Apgujeong-dong (Hangul: 압구정동; Hanja: 狎鷗亭洞) is a ward of Gangnam-gu in Seoul, South Korea. The dong originates from a pavilion with the same name founded by Han Myeong-hoe (Hangul: 한명회; Hanja: 韓明會 1415-1487), a high-ranking government officer during the Joseon dynasty. This place is considered an upmarket residential, fashion, shopping, and educational area.

One of the main shopping area is Apgujeong Rodeo Street, along with 'Cheongdam’s Fashion Street' in Cheongdam-dong and Garosu-gil in Sinsa-dong, which are connected by the main Apgujeong-ro, they are seen as fashionable and trendsetting destinations.

The beginning of Rodeo Street is located across the street from the Galleria Department Store. The entrance of the street is marked with a special archway. Past the archway is a multitude of shops, both featuring fashion from Korean brands and international designer labels. Shopping ranges from the extremely affordable to luxury labels. You can get a t-shirt for as low as 10,000 won, or a designer one for 100,000 won! You may experience all sorts of shopping at Rodeo Street.

Beside shopping, you may also find the places filled with cafes, restaurants, and bars, making it fun to visit during the day and at night.

There is so much things to shop inside here!!!

Spotted a LIMOUSINE!!!

It was a wedding car!!!

Damm nice right!!!

So sweet....

Spotted 2PM poster along the road.


Louis Vuitton

Gangnam Underground Shopping Arcade  (강남 고속터미널 지하강가)

It is a really large underground shopping area, just under the express bus terminal with more than hundred over shops where you can get almost anything with a cheaper price as compare to other shopping areas. This is a must visit place when you go Korea. I'm sure you get something you like at a good price here.

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Shoes for all ages
Lot of female's fashionable clothes.

Even potted flowers too.

Bouquets for your loved one.

Seorae Village (서래마을)

 You might not know that the Seorae Village is sometimes nicknamed "Montmartre". This is due to its hilltop location. It is a small French enclave in Banpo-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul, South Korea where it is also home to the French people Most of them are employees of French corporations doing business in the country.

The village began to form there in 1985, with the movement of Lycée Français de Séoul to the area. The school, the city's only French international school, had formerly been located just north of the Han River in Hannam-dong, a large international neighborhood. French people with children followed, as did bakeries and wine shops.

The village is the site of a 20,000 m² park, "Montmartre Park",  which is often the site of public events for foreigners. It is near Express Bus Terminal Station on Seoul Subway Line 3.

Along the main street, you will realized a large concentration of European-style restaurants and dessert cafes, as well as wineries and cafes.

Music school

We settled our lunch at Popolarita.

I love their food.
Nicely arranged and most important FRESH ingredients used.

Singapore's Merlion spotted!

Hongik Uni Shopping Street (홍대)
This is one of the street you should go if you looking for fashionable wears.
Over here you can get cheaper stuff because this place is cater to the students studying around there.
The place is not only good for shopping, but also dinning & drinking.

You may also get to see young talented singers performing at the street.

Black Sausage

Korean's Streetfood

Authentic Korean Jju Sam Gyop dish at HongSquid Restaurant in Hongdae.

That's Leo, my Indonesian friends.
Very happy to see him again after he left Singapore  to Korea to pursue his dream in acting.

Okay that wrapped up my day 6 of my Korea trip!
Do also read on my other blog post:

Day 1 & 2
Check in Fraser Place Central Seoul, International Horticulture Goyang Korea 2013 Exhibition, Snow Park at One Mount, Western Dom
Click here to read.

Day 3:
Panmunjom/ DMZ combined tour, Gwangjang Market (광장시장)
Click here to read.

Day 4:
Nami Island (남이섬), Petite France (쁘띠프랑스), Dinner: Shindang-dong Mabokrim Grandma Tteokbokki
Click here to read.

Day 5:
 Yongmun Five-day Market (용문전통시장), Yangpyeong Railbike (양평레일바이크), Strawberry Picking, Dinner at Gureum Cafe (구름가페)
Click here to read.

Day 7 & 8:
 Seoul City Tour Bus (City Circulation Tour), Bimbap (Korean Non-verbal Performance), Hongik Uni Shopping Street (홍대)
Click here to read.



  1. What is the price of the items in Daiso there? :P
    Love the photos of Seorae Village :)

    1. Thanks for reading. They have product ranges from 2000-5000won. More things than Singapore.

  2. The Gangnam Underground Shopping Arcade seems to have lots of stuff to offer, did you buy a lot of stuff there? Seorae Village seems to be a lovely place!

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