Not sure how to go to Ewha Womans University and shopping street in Seoul, South Korea? Grab one of the solutions here getting to the world’s largest female education institution.
Common travel questions you will ask before going there …
- What Activities to do in Ewha Womans University and Shopping Street?
- How to Walk from Subway Station to Ewha Womans University?
- How to Tell the Seoul Taxi Driver to Ewha Women University Without Knowing Their Language?
- Is there Other Easy Way to reach Ewha Women University and Other Popular Places with Cheaper Price?
- What are the Fast Ways to reach Ewha Womans University and Shopping Street?
Let’s check the below answers to get a better insight of this special university and the ways to go there.
This is an amazing location for you to see mixture of modern and old school buildings with amazing underpass campus.
Other than this, there are many small retails shops selling trendy clothing, fashion shoes, fashion bags, accessories and food stalls around the campus.
Thus, don’t miss out this fun time and hang out at this vibrant area.
What Activities to do in Ewha Womans University and Shopping Street?
Ewha Womans University is one of the famous spots in Seoul Korea for tourists to visit because of the impressive buildings and dynamic atmosphere.
When you walk around the spacious campus, you will find the combination of modern and old school buildings. In addition, there are some European style church buildings at there where you can pay a visit as well.
One of the interesting architecture at this university is underpass campus. It was designed by using glass with steel valley on both side.
Don’t forget to take some nicely photos at this underpass campus because of the unique architecture design. There are many tourists crowded at there for photo shooting.
Other than this, the university also has a beautiful landscaped gardens that make you feel relaxing and romantic than a place for higher education. This is a great garden for you to take a break and sit on the grass to enjoy the surrounding atmosphere.
After visiting the university, don’t forget to walk down the Ewha Womans University Fashion Street and it’s just beside the university. It is one of the shopping paradise in Seoul for shopaholic.
There has many trendy shops with selling fashion clothes, ladies accessories, cosmetic, bags and shoes with variety of design patterns.
You can find super affordable price in here which started from around 5,000 Won onward. Don’t forget to bargain the price with the promoter…
If you are not interested in shopping, you can taste some yummy foods along the street. There has many food stalls with selling cake, coquettes, waffles and other delicious foods.
Besides Korean foods, there are also had Japanese and Chinese foods around the street which you may try it out.
Hence, don’t forget to wandered around this popular street for shopping and taste the local street foods.
Opening Hours (Shopping Street)
12:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Best Times to Visit
Afternoon and Evening
52, Ewhayeodae-gil, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul
How to Walk from Subway Station to Ewha Womans University?
The cheapest way to go to the Ewha University and nearby shopping street is taking a Subway in Seoul City.
So where is the nearest Subway Station to the Ewha Womans University and nearby shopping street? Take the Subway Line 2 to the Ewha Womans University Station. Then, get off at the station for Exit 3.
You may find a station which has connected to Subway Line 2 through Seoul Subway Map or Seoul Subway App.
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How do I get to the Ewha Womans University from Hongik University Street?
- Grab Line 2at Hongik Univ. Station [Sinchon direction]
- Get off at Ewha Womans Univ. Station and take exit 3
How to go to Ewha Womans University from Myeongdong?
- Take Line 2at Euljiro 1(il)-ga Station [City Hall direction]
- Alight at Ewha Womans Univ. Station and go out exit 3
The Way Walk to Ewha Womans University from Ewha University Station
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- Take the Subway to Ewha Womans University Station, Exit 3
- Walk to Ewha Womans University from the Exit 3 of Ewha Womans University Station
The Detailed Guide:
After going out the Exit 3 at the Ewha University station, turn right and then go straight up the street until you reach the end of the street.
You will see a Teenie Weenie clothing shop on your right after you turn right at the Exit 3 of the station. The Coffee Bean shop is beside the Teenie Weenie clothing shop.
As you walk, you will pass an Olive Young drug store on your right and walk for some distance will see an Olleh mobile telecommunications service shop at the left corner of the street.
After that, you will discover Etude House skin care shop, Watsons, The Face Shop that selling skin care products and Starbucks coffee shop on your right.
Then, you will see another Olive Young drug store and BeansBins Coffee Shop at the right corner of the street.
At that time you reach the end of the street, the Ewha Womans University will be in front of you.
The street that you walk to the university is Ewha Womans University Shopping Street. You may shop or eat at this vibrant street after visiting and photo shooting at the university.
It’s about a 5 minutes walk from the Ewha Womans University Station to Ewha Womans University.
How to Tell the Seoul Taxi Driver to Ewha Women University Without Knowing Their Language?
One of the fastest ways to get to the Ewha Womans University with less walking is taking a taxi in Seoul.
The easier way to tell the Seoul Taxi driver that you want to go to the Ewha Womans University although you don’t know their language is through visual explanation.
So what is visual explanation? Visual explanation is the way that you explain something to people through image.
What image can you show to a taxi driver? One of the method is using Google Street View that showing the University surrounding to the taxi driver.
Google Street View: Ewha Womans University View
In addition, you may show them the Korean Characters of University name (이화여자대학교) and also the address (서울특별시 서대문구 이화여대길 52 ).
This can help them easier to understand that you want to go to Ewha Womans University.
Estimated Taxi Fare:
- Hongik University Street to Ewha Womans University – 3,000 Won to 5,000 Won
- Myeongdong to Ewha Womans University – 5,000 Won to 7,000 Won
Is there Other Easy Way to reach Ewha Women University and Other Popular Places with Cheaper Price?
Seoul City Sightseeing Bus Tour
If you prefer visiting multiple destinations in one day and lazy to navigating the subway stations then Seoul City Tour Bus is one of the choices for you.
Seoul City Sightseeing Bus Tour will drop you to Ewha Womans University Subway station which is nearer to the university. It only takes about few minutes walking from the Ewha Womans University Subway station to Ewha Womans University.
You can check the walking guide above to know how to walk to Ewha Womans University from Ewha Womans University Subway station.
Other than this, Seoul Tour Bus will bring to below popular places in Seoul Korea.
- Ewha Womans University Station
- N Seoul Tower
- Namdaemun Market
- Gyeongbokgung Palace
- The War Memorial of Korea
- Dongdaemun Design Plaza
- Changdeokgung Palace
- Hongik University
- National Museum of Korea
- Many More
What are the Fast Ways to go to Ewha Womans University and Shopping Street?
1. Freestyle Walking Tour with a Local Guide
Taking a freestyle walking tour with a local guide to Ewha Womans University is suitable for those who don’t have time to prepare solution to go there by walking.
The local tour guide will bring you to there by using public transport in Seoul and also tell you the stories about the places that you visit.
Furthermore, you can enjoy the freedom of visiting the university at your own pace.
Apart from this, you can get valuable tips from your local tour guide like …
- Famous restaurant or food streets to taste Korean Foods
- Places can buy cheap fashion clothing, lady accessories, fashion bags, fashion shoes and so on in Seoul
So remember to take fully advantages to ask them for getting a better advice. 🙂
On the other hand, the freestyle walking tour with a local guide in Seoul also fit for those that want minimize their mistake to find the Ewha Womens University to save their valuable time.
2. Private Car Tour in Seoul
Private Car Tour in Seoul is good for those who want to go to Ewha Womans University and other tourist spots in Seoul with less walking and comfortable way.
In addition, the service also ideal for traveler who will bring their kids and/or seniors to visit attractions in Seoul. If you go by Subway, it will cost you some time and energy to find the stations and also find a way to walk to the famous place that you wish to see.
On the other hand, you are able to explore the interesting places in Seoul at your own pace and also very easy to go around the Seoul even with a baby.
Other than this, the service also nice to fit for small group of friends or family members that they don’t have time to plan on the method to reach the Ewha Womans University and shopping street.
There are two main things you can do at Ewha Womans University. The first one is visiting the underground campus of the university because it is the largest one in Korea with special design structure.
Then, the second thing you can do in there is go down to the Ewha shopping streets which is just beside the university. It is one of the most famous shopping area in Seoul. In there, you will find many stylish clothes, trendy shoes and women’s accessories with an affordable price.
Besides, there are many tasty foods from food stalls to restaurants which you can try it out.
Thus, don’t forget to spare some time to walk around in this shopping district.
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