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Mangwon-dong - Seoul, South Korea
25 Apr — 26 Apr2
Mangwon-dong - Seoul, South Korea
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Cheapest month:May
Most expensive month:February
Average price in Mangwon-dong:£67/night
Cheapest price found:£44/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Wednesday
£45 - £130
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
£47 - £61
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

About Mangwon-dong

Mangwon-dong is a buzzing pocket of Seoul with trendy cafes, boutiques and markets. Popular with the younger demographic, the neighbourhood has a lively and upbeat feel. Relax in the scenic riverside park and eat your way through some of the city’s most talked-about restaurants. Excellent public transport links make Mangwon-dong a great base for exploring Seoul.

Things to do in Mangwon-dong

From sizzling street food stalls to colourful produce stands, Mangwon Market is a hive of activity. The market has a local flavour and is a great place to pick up fresh fruit and sample South Korean street food. Local favourites include “odeng” fish cakes and “pajeon” savoury pancakes.

Han River Park enjoys a scenic waterfront setting and is perfect for enjoying a picnic and watching the sunset. Admire the Seoul skyline and watch cars speeding along the Seongsan Bridge. In summer, the riverside swimming pool is a great place to cool off. The park is also a hub for windsurfing, water skiing and other water sports.

Mangwon-dong is packed with restaurants where you can enjoy South Korean dishes like ox bone soup seasoned with “doenjang” bean paste, “ddukbokki” spicy rice cakes and “sundubu-jjigae” tofu stew. Locals travel from across the city to enjoy some of the iconic dishes served in Mangwon-dong.

Alongside traditional Korean cuisine, Mangwon-dong boasts some of the best international restaurants in Seoul. Choose from French-inspired wine bistros, American steak houses and Japanese noodle bars. You’ll also find hip cafes and bakeries, often with lines out the door.

Getting around Mangwon-dong

Mangwon-dong is pedestrian-friendly and easy to get around on foot. The neighbourhood is located in the Mapo-gu district of Seoul, with access via Mangwon Station on Line 6 of the Seoul Subway. Rental bikes are a fun and eco-friendly way to get around Mangwon-dong. Incheon International Airport is a one-hour drive away.

Facts about staying in Mangwon-dong, Seoul

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Mangwon-dong to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 18 April 2024.
  • What is a good hotel near Myeong-dong Subway Station?

    LOTTE City Hotel Myeongdong is a good hotel close to Myeong-dong Subway Station - it has scored 8.5 over 5,109 reviews from HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel in Mangwon-dong near Hongdae Area?

    The most popular hotel near Hongdae Area is Amanti Hotel Seoul, with 1,549 HotelsCombined users scoring it 8.6/10.

  • Is there a good hotel near Seoul Station?

    2,749 HotelsCombined reviews of Lotte Hotel Seoul score it 8.6/10, making it a highly recommended hotel near Seoul Station.

  • What are the most popular landmarks to visit in Mangwon-dong?

    There’s so much to see and do in Mangwon-dong, but we’ve found that the most popular landmarks are Myeong-dong Subway Station, Hongdae Area, and Seoul Station. You’ll want to stay in Seoul to visit Myeong-dong Subway Station, Seoul to visit Hongdae Area, and Seoul to visit Seoul Station.

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