Where in Seoul, should a busy tourist visit?
To shop, dine, and enjoy everything, if there's no time to waste, check out this pleasant shopping district!
Already a hot place, Famille Street is a shopping mall with fashionable streeet brands and trendy eateries.
Situated right next to Shinsegae Department store and Famille Station, this is one-stop-shopping place for convenient shopping experience.
Customers are pouring in everyday since its grand opening on 23.09.2016, and the street is always full of people with bag full of their shopping lists.
There are many mega onestop shopping malls in Korea, but this has undisputedly the most convenient location. Express Bus Terminal subway station is located in the very heart of Seoul and it's a transit centre where line number 3, 7, 9 meet and bus terminals connecting all the cities in Korea, to Honam(Central city terminal), Kyungbu, Youngdong provinces are all here, making it easier for travelers to come by.
The reason for that is the fantastic collection of well-known restaurants, new stores and famous street fashion brands like Never Green Store, Brown Breath which leads Korea's streetwear scene with collaborations with big names like Vans and Cheap Monday, Thisisneverthat(skateboarder's favorite, clloaborating with Puma, Jan Sports and Vans), Newera, Liful(this is the first time that Liful will enter a department store venue despite its long history), Alpha Industry, and BLC, casual SPA brands including Uniqlo, LAP and Wonder Place, and some well-known sports brands such as New Balance and Adidas Originals.
Kakao Friends character shops always booming and there's no doubt, well, almost all smartphone users in Korea use Kakao Talk!
Cosmetic brands are not to be missed out; from local brands to international brands, there are so many to shop!
Soaps, creams and perfumes, what else more?
L'occitane, Innisfree, Melvita, The Face Shop, Aritaum, Tonimory, Yankee Candle, The Body Shop, Etude House and a British soap brand Lush are all lined up along the street.
After walking around with handful of bags, you need to sit down for a while and get your energe back from some maybe not a substantial meal, but something to snack on and caffein to kick in to tired body. Just as tempting, F$B section is attractive as well with its selection of places to eat. Burger joint Johnny Rockets located at the beginning of Famille Street serves original burgers and milkshakes, and not to mention their cute signature ketchup smile! :)
There are Gorment cicago popcorn Garrett, chocolet dessert bar Max Brenner from US, Coffee Libre famous for specialty beans and Korea’s first licensed Q-Grader, and so on.
On the side, multi-complex theatre MEGABOX and a large book store with place to sit down and read, Bandi & Luni's are located beside the entrance of the department store.
Bandi & Luni's offers an excellent range of English-language books in section D2 and English-language magazines in A1.
There’s plenty of seats to relax in while you read a book in comfort.
You can grab a book and wait for your friends or watch a movie after shopping and dining!