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Yongsan Electronics Market, Seoul

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Yongsan Electronics Market is a retail area in Seoul, South Korea. Comprising over 20 buildings, housing 5,000 stores that sell appliances, stereos, computers and peripherals, office equipment, telephones, lighting equipment, electronic games and software, videos and CD's. A variety of electronic components for constructing computers and other items can also be found. Korean-made products generally cost 20% less here than other retail outlets, while imported items can be as much as 50% cheaper.

The market has a variety of stores, each with different operating procedures. Some stores operate like traditional retail shops, with set prices, name brands, and warranties. Other shops accept, or even expect, customers to bargain and may not have any posted prices for items.
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  • Prices are high so i never shop here. Korea for some reason has high prices even if it's supposed to be duty free. Higher than anywhere in the world. The building in the picture is really not the.....  more »
  • Not well signalized, very narrow range of products, nothing even near special or worth noting. Its just a regular commercial area, for locals. Even If I was local, I wouldnt go buy there unless I...  more »
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  • I had an issue where my current phone couldn't use the prepaid SIM card I bought in the airport. I was out of options and tried this and it paid off. Get a LG phone that was just under 2 years old w/ screen protector and basic clear plastic case for 50,000KRW (about 50 USD). Highly recommend.
  • You get choice phones both new and grade-one used phones. Battery and battery chargers are available. There are networking tools , computer accessories, cctv cameras and accessories, phone and computer repair, computer parts, digital locks, security gadgets, movies, several digital devices, games, home theaters, electronic watches and so on... Its a complete electronic market. One stop market. Open round the week. For sure you will get all you need and even more. The shops are easily accessible, with rest rooms located at strategic areas of the market. Some of the seller speak fluent English and are ready to assist when buying from none English speaking shop owner. The electronics market will provide all you need. One beautiful thing about the market is its proximity to I-Park mall and the rail station (subway).

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