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to stay in myeongdong or Euljiro 1-ga?

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to stay in myeongdong or Euljiro 1-ga?

Hi all

i am looking for hotels for 4 nights but not sure if myeongdong or Euljiro is a better area to stay in? i would want to be near where all the shopping and food is. Does Euljiro have roadside food stalls like myeongdong?

thanks in advance :)

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1. Re: to stay in myeongdong or Euljiro 1-ga?

Both have equal access to Myeongdong. Pick a hotel you like near either station and you will be close to shopping and food in Myeongdong.

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2. Re: to stay in myeongdong or Euljiro 1-ga?

Euljiro is Eulji Road in English. It is a long road. However 1-ga is about 2 minutes walk from Myeongdong.

So it makes no difference to you, really.

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3. Re: to stay in myeongdong or Euljiro 1-ga?

Hello! sorry for ridding on this thread.

I am looking for a place to stay that is located in the middle of everything - food shopping etc. Is it useful to stay near to myeongdong station (for visiting tourist site)? How is the location for Guest House Myeongdong (Chungmuro 2ga,Jung-gu)?

When i looked up on Goggle "street view" it did not give me any assurance... i saw nothing around this area. Probably it is not updated.

Need some real feedbacks! (i have also looked on every possible reviews on TA and other booking websites) Any other recommended guesthouse to stay in?

Appreciate any advice!

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4. Re: to stay in myeongdong or Euljiro 1-ga?

@ mngedo: Since your main focus is on food and shopping, you can consider staying either near Euljiro 1-Ga station or Myeongdong station. It also depends on which other areas you plan to explore.

Euljiro 1-Ga station (Line 2) is connected to Lotte Shopping Centre. In addition, a lot of shopping areas and places of attractions are along Line 2 e.g. Sinchon, Hongdae, Ewha Womens University, Dongdaemun Stadium (Dongdaemun Market is walkable from there), Gangnam etc.

As for Line 1 (i.e. Myeongdong station), the following places are accessible without having to transfer to another line: Ichon station (National Museum of Korea), Dongdaemun Stadium, and Hyehwa (Daehangno, Naksan Park), just to name a few.

Nevertheless, the distance between Euljiro 1-Ga station and Myeongdong station is only approximately 7-10 minutes by walking. For guesthouses near Myeongdong, you can consider the ones in Namsan (if there is no one in your group with difficulties in walking as there is a slight slope when walking up to the guesthouses there) since some of them are approximately 5-7 minutes walk away from Myeongdong.

Edited: 01 August 2013, 10:31
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