Biggest Bookstore in Central Seoul

Kyobo Bookstore Gwanghwamun Branch

교보문고 광화문점

Located right underneath Gwanghwamun and connected directly to the subway station, Kyobo Bookstore Gwanghwamun is the book giant Kyobo’s largest and most famous branch store in all of Korea. Divided into 19 sections, the store stocks over 230,000 different books, magazines, and comics, as well as tons of music, movies, electronics, and stationery. There is also a large foreign language section filled with all types of books in English, Japanese, and many other languages, as well as Korean language textbooks. 


The store is equipped with comfortable reading zones and a comprehensive search network available in English and English-speaking employees are available to help you with any of your needs. There is also a food court at the back of the store serving Korean, Western, Japanese, and Chinese cuisine in case you get hungry after spending hours reading and exploring. 


Company NameKyobo Bookstore Gwanghwamun Branch (교보문고 광화문점)
Category Services Others Shopping
URLs Homepage
Languages Available English
Opening Hours09:30 - 22:00
Closed DaysJanuary 1st, Lunar New Year, and Chuseok

1 Jong-ro, Jongno 1(il).2(i).3(sam).4(sa), Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea KYOBO Bookstore Gwanghwamun

Take Line 5 to Gwanghwamun Station. Kyobo Bookstore is located through an underground passageway by Exit 3.

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