Starfield Hanam shopping theme park

Starfield Hanam is a newly opened shopping complex in southeast of Seoul. Branded as Korea’s first “shopping themed entertainment park”, Starfield is also the largest shopping complex in the country by floor space.

Starfield Hanam Korea shopping theme park

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Korea Sale Festa 2016

Korea Sale Festa is a grand shopping tourism festival starting September 29th to October 31st, 2016. It’s a combination of events for foreign tourists, special shopping offers and Hallyu cultural festival.

Korea Sale Festa 2016

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Korea’s mecca of jewelry in Jongno

Arirang TV explore the alley’s of Jongno’s jewelry district in central Seoul.

Source: ArirangToday

Korean traditional markets accept T-money & credit cards

Starting from January 1, 2015, vendors in traditional markets throughout downtown Seoul including Mangwon Market, Gildong Market, Sinwon Market, Sinchang Market, Yeongcheon Market, and Jeongneung Market are accepting payment by T-money and credit cards in addition to cash.

Seoul traditional markets T-money and credit cards

The new payment program is planned to be completed in 2018 in all of Seoul’s over 330 traditional markets. Payment by T-money card is as simple as touching the card to the card reader. Purchases made by credit card costing 50,000 won or less are completed without need for a signature.

T-money is a rechargeable series of cards/devices used for paying transportation fares in and around Seoul and other areas of South Korea. It can also be used in lieu of cash or credit cards in some convenience stores and business outlets.

Source: VisitKorea & Seoul Metropolitan Government

Gundam Base, I Park Mall, Seoul

Photos of Gundam Base, a hobby shop specialises in Gundam (a Japanese mecha anime-franchise) products located in in I-Park Mall of Seoul’s Yongsan District.

Gundam Base Seoul Korea

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