With its central location for transportation and the textile industry, Daegu has been long known as a city for fashion and beauty. Those who love to shop cannot afford to miss out on this part of the experience of Daegu. Various shopping malls, streets and shops offer the latest brands and design trends with its high-end street for luxurious collections including goods, cloths, antiques, and even herbal medicine.
Daegu’s Hyundai Department store is chic and sleek. The glass exterior, covered with LED lighting from top to bottom, changes the building into a work of art at night. Inside you’ll find a premium department store, U-PLEX – a young fashion mall, and a CGV movie theater on the basement floor. As one of the largest department stores in Daegu, its retail space for each brand is about 50% larger than other department stores, which gives you room to stretch out when you want to do some major shopping.
Shinsegae Department Store is located in the East Daegu Composite Transit Center and offers a wide range of neo-authoritarian lifestyle events from shopping to dining out to entertainment and culture. Since its opening in 2016, the Daegu branch of Shinsegae Department store stands out as the major shopping spot in Daegu. In addition, its location in central Daegu offers plentiful sightseeing opportunities with easy access to such tourist attractions as Dongseongno St. and Suseong Lake.
The department store is connected to the Daegu Metro Station and the Daegu Railway Station. The department store has about 700 foreign and domestic brands. It also has a Lotte Cinema. There is a tourism information center on the third floor. Near the station, you can also find the Beongae Market that only opens early in the morning.
As seen by the name, this is Daegu’s local department store and one of the city’s landmarks. This department store is located in the center of Dongseongro. The main entrance of the building is used as a meeting point. It is an 11-story building with a basement. They have clothing, household goods, electronics, and more. The square in front of the department store is used for various festivals such as the annual Dongseongro Festival.
NC Outlet offers more than 200 premium brands of merchandise to choose from. The first floor is full of cosmetics and accessories. The second floor has casual wear, sports gear, and undergarments. The third floor offers merchandise for children. There are family restaurants, a food court, and skin care shops on the fourth floor. NC Outlet is considered a ‘one-stop shopping center,’ for the whole family.
This is the first premium outdoor outlet mall in Daegu. The first floor has products for women such as SPA brand, foreign brands, and miscellaneous goods. The second floor has men’s clothing, sport’s wear, outdoor clothing, and children’s products. There is also a food court on the second floor. The mall has a kids' café along with the following brands: Lotte Mart, GAP, Levis, SISLEY, AVEDA, ZARA, Uniqlo, Jill by Stuart, Nike, K2, and Discovery.
Seomun Market is the representative traditional market of the city, loved by the people of Daegu. Seomun Market has six zones with about 4,000 shops, and it is nationally known for its textile-related items and fabrics. In addition, a variety of goods such as hanbok, accessories, bedding items, apparel, crockery, and others, as well as street food, can be found there, making it a must-see place for visitors and Daegu citizens alike.
Duty Free Shopping is something that cannot be left out while traveling abroad. Daegu Grand Hotel’s annex is a four-story building with luxury goods on the first and second floor, while the third floor is stocked with brands that are preferred by foreign tourists. The final floor is a rest area for worn-out shoppers, fitted with a cafeteria. Suseong Lake is nearby, along with easy access to public transportation (subway, bus). It takes 15 minutes to Suseong Lake and 20 minutes to Banwoldang.
It is the only one-shop jewelry complex in Korea that sells, displays and produces jewelry at a reasonable price. The building has two stories below and eight stories above ground. The first floor has fashion stores, wedding present shops, and aesthetic shops.
This is one of the nation’s largest electronics shopping malls in the form of a department store. You can find a wide range of electronics in one place and compare prices before making a purchase. The first floor is for general home appliances, computers, information technology devices, office devices, and furniture. The third floor is only for computers, and the fourth and fifth floors are a wedding plaza.