Myong-Dong

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Myong-Dong

A district in Seoul, South Korea, noted for financial services offices and upscale shopping. A number of insurance companies, banks and investment houses are based in Myong-Dong.
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Head to Myeongdong Street for great bargains and Bukchon Hanok Village for cosy little cafes and quirky collectables.
SEOUL, South Korea -- An overflow crowd of Korean Catholics fills the streets while Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Myeongdong Cathedral during the pope's five-day visit to South Korea in August.
In his homily to the congregation in Myeongdong cathedral, which included President Park Geun-Hye and a handful of North Korean defectors, Francis said the road to reconciliation was always hindered by unpalatable demands.
On his final day in South Korea, Francis will stress the need for peace and reconciliation at a Mass in Seoul's Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, also known as the Myeongdong Cathedral.
Place of interest that PSY will promote include the late-night shopping district of Dongdaemun, and 'Cosmetic Road' in downtown Myeongdong, known for its makeup shops.
The series titled "PSYOs Wiki Korea", inspired by the online encyclopedia Wikipedia, has the South Korean rap artist highlighting some of the countryOs major attractions, from samgyeopsal, a Korean pork belly barbecue, and the Jeju Olle trail, a walking path on Jeju Island off the countryOs southwest coast, to Myeongdong, South KoreaOs famed Oshopping MeccaO.
The main neon-heavy city centre is in Myeongdong, a little north of the Hyatt and it's a fine shopping district with quality Korean clothing at competitive prices.
For example, Korean brands in Myeongdong were some of the first to adopt screens and video at point of-sale while Clinique introduced iPads for client consultations in store.
The most expensive retail locations by country Rank: 2010 2009 Country City Location 1 1 USA New York 5th Avenue 2 2 Hong Kong Hong Kong Causeway Bay 3 5 Switzerland Zurich Bahnhofstrasse 4 5 Japan Tokyo Ginza 5 7 UK London New Bond Street 6 3 France Paris Avenue des Champs Elysees 7 4 Italy Milan Via Montenapoleone 8 11 South Korea Seoul Myeongdong 9 10 Australia Sydney Pitt Street Mall 10 9 Germany Munich Kaufingerstrasse Rank: Rent/[m.
The report indicated Uniqlo, Zara and H&M have all targeted the premier retail district Myeongdong and are experiencing success.
Ginza in Tokyo, Japan, climbed from fifth in the league table last year to third this year and South Korea's Myeongdong in Seoul jumped three places from eleventh to eighth.
2002) Item Prominent landmark Landmark examples recognition factor (details) Type 1 History and culture Namdaemun, Seoul Train (Historical significance Station, Deoksugung and event) palace, Myeongdong Cathedral, and Seoul City Hall Type 2 Size 63 Building, Namsan (Volume, height, and Tower, and KOEX scale) Type 3 Uniqueness National Assembly Hall, (Uniqueness and name) Sejong Center for the Performing Arts, and Seoul Arts Center Type 4 Visual form LG Building, COEX, and SK (Visual uniqueness and Building uniqueness of figure) Table 4.