Sure Hongdae's full of college students who are living on a budget, but don't forget that the area is chock full of artsy, fashionable types who want to decorate their lives to reflect their interests. In Hongdae, you'll find the best of special interest book shops and the latest knick-knacks to add to your home. Check out what's trending in this thriving neighborhood.
Hongdae shopping guide
In Hongdae you’ll find everything from cult fashion to great books and natural-history curiosities. Here’s our guide to the area’s best stores