Myeongdong, a famous shopping street in downtown Seoul, Korea, bustling wihth shoppers ahead of Christmas. Photo: -/YNA/dpa
Myeongdong, a famous shopping street in downtown Seoul, Korea, bustling wihth shoppers ahead of Christmas. Photo: -/YNA/dpa
South Korea

South Korea’s Myeongdong street vendors to close on Christmas Eve to prevent another Seoul Halloween crush horror

  • Street vendors on the famous tourist shopping district will close on Christmas Eve, and partially close on New Year’s Eve, to prevent a human crush
  • 25 street vendors will also join the district office on Christmas Eve to manage crowds, drawing on their decades of experience on the street

Myeongdong, a famous shopping street in downtown Seoul, Korea, bustling wihth shoppers ahead of Christmas. Photo: -/YNA/dpa
Myeongdong, a famous shopping street in downtown Seoul, Korea, bustling wihth shoppers ahead of Christmas. Photo: -/YNA/dpa
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