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Being a midsize South Korean city, Suncheon has no shortage of shopping available. Your best bet is to head over to Jung-ang-dong, to Hwanggumno Fashion Street near the medical rotary, where you'll find a number of boutique stores lining the alleyways. There is also an underground shopping center and several open-air markets, including the Jung-ang Market and the Bukbu Shijang in Maegok-dong. There are also the usual huge departments stores and discount marts, including Home Plus (in Jorye-dong; take bus no. 50, 55, 56, 58, or 59), E-Mart (in Doekam-dong, about 10 min. from the train station), and Homever (which is located about a block from the E-Mart). For higher-end fashions, try New Core Outlet in Jorye-dong (take city bus no. 50, 55, 58, or 59). There is also a Toy Department Store (Jangnamgan Baekhwajeom) in Jorae-dong.

Yeosu, though smaller, has some shopping options as well. In Jung-ang-dong, there is a shopping area akin to Seoul's Myeongdong, mostly for fashion and jewelry. There is an E-Mart right across the street from the bus terminal, open until midnight. For more upscale shopping, try either the JU Department Store in Munsu-dong or the Lotte Marts in either Guk-dong or Seowon-dong.

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