VoomVoom introduces to you places where you can find traces of BTS and BLACKPINK in Myeongdong, Seoul. A BTS·BLACKPINK tour course that fits in a day. Shall we slowly stroll along the course?
1F, Main Branch of LOTTE Department Store, 30, Euljiro, Jung-gu, Seoul
Course 1. STAR AVENUE
If you visit the main store of STAR AVENUE in Myeongdong, you can feel the traces of BTS. While BTS is now modeling for Lotte Duty-Free, at STAR AVENUE, you can find places you can take pictures with the members and also see the handprints of them. It's a place where you can feel the breath of BTS. Not only BTS but also TWICE and GOT7 can be found there.
1F, 8, Myeongdong 4-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
Course 2. MOONSHOT Myeongdong flagship store
MOONSHOT is a cosmetic brand ran by YG Entertainment and modeled by BLACKPINK. And among them, Lisa is the face of the brand's business in China. If you visit the MOONSHOT Myeongdong flagship store, you can take a look at various cosmetics that BLACKPINK use. Note that the store that used to be in the first floor of Lotte Young Plaza is gone and was replaced with a store for YG Goods related to SECHSKIES, WINNER, and BIGBANG.
Myeongdong Securities Building, 13, Myeongdong 7-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
Course 3. YG Republique Myeongdong branch
In Myeongdong, there is an eat-out complex and culture space operated by YG Entertainment called YG Republique. It's where you can enjoy Samgyeopsal(Grilled Pork Belly), coffee and beer all in one place. It's structured so that you can taste pork belly and then go on to eating Chimaek(a pairing of fried chicken and beer) for the second round. The place where you can have pork belly is called Samgeori Pujutgan(Samgeori Butcher's) and it's been told that BLACKPINK's favorite menu is the YG Family Set.
These places we introduced to you can be explored in a day since they are close to each other. If you are an ARMY or a BLINK coming to Myeondong, how about including these places in your tour schedule?
By Gothesun and Soohyoun Nam email@example.com