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Youngpoong Bookstore: Bookstore at Seoul’s Wangsimni Station

Wangsimni Station, where the Suin-Bundang Line, Subway Line 2, and Line 5 intersect, offers various commercial facilities. You can find large-scale shopping malls like Enter Six, as well as major supermarkets like E-Mart and Electro Mart, along with numerous small and large shops scattered throughout the area.

One essential feature of these large shopping malls is the presence of a “bookstore.” It can be quite challenging to find a large shopping mall without one, and even at Wangsimni Station, you’ll find Youngpoong Bookstore.

“Youngpoong Bookstore at Seoul’s Wangsimni Station”

You can also find a large bookstore at Enter Six, where Youngpoong Bookstore stands side by side with Kyobo Bookstore. Youngpoong Bookstore is located on the 3rd floor of the Enter Six building.

Youngpoong Bookstore, along with Kyobo Bookstore, is one of the major large-scale bookstores you can find all over South Korea. In Jongno, you’ll find the main branch of Youngpoong Bookstore, and various branches can be found throughout the country.

The overall atmosphere of Youngpoong Bookstore at Wangsimni Station is not significantly different from other branches. As it operates as a large-scale bookstore, there may not be significant differences from branch to branch. Recently, they’ve adorned the entrance with a bright neon sign in line with current trends.

“A Bookstore with a Wide Range of Books”

Given its considerable size, you can find a wide variety of books at Youngpoong Bookstore. Shelves are neatly organized in the style of Youngpoong Bookstore. You can also find a space dedicated to comic books, in addition to various bestsellers.

“Hollys Coffee”

Inside Youngpoong Bookstore, you’ll also find “Hollys Coffee.” The cafe has its own seating area, allowing you to enjoy a cup of coffee while reading a book. It’s conveniently located right next to the subway station, making it easy to find. It’s a place where you can take a break and recharge while shopping at the various malls in Wangsimni Station.

“Seoul Wangsimni: Youngpoong Bookstore”

  • Address: 3rd Floor, Bitplex, 17 Wangsimni-ro, Seongdong-gu, Seoul, 04750, South Korea
  • Operating Hours: Daily 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Phone: 02-2200-1600
  • Website: http://www.ypbooks.co.kr/m_main.yp