[Bookstore in Korea] Kyobo Bookstore (교보문고)
[Bookstore in Korea] Kyobo Bookstore (교보문고)

Kyobo Bookstore (교보문고)

Kyobo Bookstore is Korea’s largest chain of bookstores. Approximately 2.3 million books are categorized electronically so you can find whatever selection you are looking for very easily. It is always crowded with people standing, reading books. On the weekends, the store attracts readers both young and old.

Big branches of Kyobo Bookstore


[Jongno Branch]
There are many streets around Kyobo Bookstore that are famous for their delicious food. If it’s traditional spirits and tasty side dishes you’re after then head straight to Pimatgol.



1, Jong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 종로구 종로 1 (종로1가,교보생명빌딩)


1) City Hall (Seoul Subway Line 1 & 2), Exit 4.
2) Gwanghwamun Station (Seoul Subway Line 5)
Directly connected to the station.

There are many different dishes to enjoy in a comfortable atmosphere. The Chungjin-dong haejang-guk (broth to relieve hangover) street and the Mukyo-dong octopus restaurants nearby are also very famous.

[Gangnam Branch]


Carrying numerous national and international bestsellers and just about every other book imaginable, Gangnam’s Kyobo Bookstore is a popular meeting point for people of all ages. It was also the filming location for the drama, ‘Yeongae Sidae’ (Alone In Love).


Subsidiary Facilities

Parking lot, Restrooms

Admission / Participation Fees


There are more branches of Kyobo bookstore in Korea

Location branches [Korean only]


• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-1544-1900

Operating Hours



Jan 1st, Soellal, Chuseok

www.kyobobook.co.kr (Korean)

Source: http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/SI/SI_EN_3_1_1_1.jsp?cid=268095

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