There are various shopping malls around EXCO for exhibitions and conventions. 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.
Located in the Dong-daegu Transportation Hub, Shinsegae is the biggest department store in the city. With floor space covering 40 soccer fields, Shinsegae is a whole day’s outing. Attractions include Daegu’s first aquarium, Zooraji an outdoor theme park, a trampoline park, and Luang Street Food Court, which is modeled after the streets of Shanghai from the 1930s.
Lotte Department Store Daegu is connected to a railway station and a subway station. It offers more than 700 well known domestic and international brands and has a Cinema. There is also a Tourist Information Center in the railway station that is connected to the 3rd floor of the store and the traditional market, Bunke market, is nearby.
Located right above the main subway transportation hub, Banwoldang, Hyundai Department Store contains high-end boutiques and an upscale grocer that has luxury imported foods. Inside EXCO, you’ll find gourmet restaurants, coffee shops, the Kyobo Book Centre, and the CGV movie theater on the basement floor. The store keeps on attracting popular F&Bs and hosts a wide array of interesting cultural activities for its customers.
NC Outlet is a premium outlet located 5 minutes’ walk from EXCO. It has over 200 professional brands, cosmetics, accessories, sporting goods and many other shopping items. There are discounts depending on the season, so foreigners who visit international events often visit and choose gifts.
Located on the way to Palgongsan Natural Park, the outlet is a family-friendly shopping mall. The shopping mall offers clothing, shoes and accessories from popular brands, and a wide array of cultural and exciting events including a cinema, kids theme park and photo zones.
Hyundai City Outlet is conveniently located in the city, close to Dongdaegu Station. It offers great shopping experiences with over 200 brands at reasonable prices and hosts a variety of cultural events for families.
FXCO is the fashion X CO of the fashion department (Co-), a design platform for realizing the dreams of up-and-coming designers and wise men. It is known as Daegu’s “Complex-Fashion-Culture Space.”
Seomun market is one of the biggest traditional markets in the country. There are a total of six districts and over four thousand vendors. Among all the districts, District 2 is like a symbol of Daegu, the textile city. Every existing kind of fabric in Korea can be found here. 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.
Daegu’s first duty free shop, the Grand Duty Free is in the four-story annex to the Grand Hotel. There are international luxury brands on sale on the 1st and 2nd floors, and on the 3rd floor, there are domestic and international brands that are popular among foreign tourists. They also operate an online store, which offers promotions such as membership points and discounts.
Surrounded by mountains, Daegu and the surrounding province Gyeongbuk have always had an abundance of medicinal herbs, which naturally made Daegu the place where Korea’s herbal medicine culture bloomed. Yannyeongsi dates back to over 360 years ago, making it Korea’s oldest and largest medicine market. From ginseng root to deer antlers, Yangnyeongsi has any ingredient you may need for oriental medicine - even dried lizard. To experience the lifestyle from back in the older days, visit the Yangnyeongsi Museum of Oriental Medicine. The annual Yangnyeongsi Herb Medicine Culture Festival is also something worth checking out.
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.