Dongdaemun Design Plaza

Dongdaemun Design Plaza (동대문디자인플라자 (DDP))

 

Introduction 
Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) has a meaning of Dream, Design, and Play. It holds various exhibitions, fashion shows, forums, conferences, and other domestic and international events. Registration for touring the architecture is available on-site and other event schedules and kid program information are available on the website.

Telephone 
+82-2-2153-0410

Activity Information 
Exhibition (Seoul Architecture Festival, Paik Nam June Show, etc.)
Event (HERA Seoul Fashion Week, Farmers Market, etc.)

[DDP Structure Tour]
* DDP non-reserved tour (Tues-Sun 10:30, 14:30 / 60-80 min / 8,000 won)
* Reserved DDP Group Tour (Tues-Sun 10:00-19:00 / 60-80 min / Adults 8,000 won, Students 5,000 won / 20-40 people)
* Individual DDP Tour (Audio guide tour / free)
* Kids program (Design playground, regular craft shop / Tues-Sun 10:00-18:00 / Price varies)

Age Limit for Activities 
Varies by program

Operating Hours 
Tuesday-Sunday 10:00-19:00
* Closed Mondays

Parking Facilities 
Operates 24 hours

Available Facilities 
– Art Hall: Art Hall 1, 2, International Conference Hall
– Museum: Design Museum, Design Exhibition Hall, Design Playground, Design Pathway, Pathway Cafe
– Design Shop: Design Shops, Academy Hall
– Oullim Square : Miraero Bridge, Design Market, Information Center
– Dongdaemun History & Culture Park: An eco-friendly park
(Gallery MUN, Yigansumun Exhibition Hall, Dongdaemun History Museum 1398, Dongdaemun Stadium Memorial , Seoul Fortress Hall (Yigansu Gate), Garden Yigansu Gate)

Facility Utilization Fees 
[Self-guided tour] Free (Separate fees may apply to events and programs)

[DDP Structure Tour] Sign-up on-site / groups must submit application form to ddptour@seouldesign.or.kr

[Design Playground] Inquiries: +82-2-2153-0604 / Groups must submit application form to design_play@seouldesign.or.kr

Restrooms 
Available

Reservation Info. for Natives 
Reservations for exhibitions required through the website
* Inquiries: +82-1644-1328

Directions 
[Subway]
Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station (Seoul Subway Line 2, 4 ,5) and Exit 1.

From Incheon International Airport, take AREX (Airport Railroad):
Go to Gimpo International Airport Station → Transfer to Gongdeok Station (Seoul Subway Line 5) → Get off at Dongdaemun History and Culture Park Station, Exit 1.

From Gimpo International Airport, take AREX (Airport Railroad):
Go to Gimpo International Airport Station → Transfer at Dangsan Station (Seoul Subway Line 2) → Get off at Dongdaemun History and Culture Park Station, Exit 1.

[Bus]
1. Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station
– Blue bus: N13 , N16 , N30 , N62 , 105 , 144 , 152 , 261 , 301 , 420
– Green bus: 2012 , 2015 , 2233 , 7212
– Red bus: 9403
– City circular bus: 90S Tour
2. Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP)
– Green bus: 2012

3. Airport Limousine Bus

From Incheon International Airport:
Board Airport Dongdaemun (Toyoko Inn)-bound Limousine Bus No. 6001 at Incheon International Airport → Toyoko Inn (Dongdaemun History and Culture Park Station, Cerestar, Sindang-dong, Gwanghui-dong) → Go across the crosswalk in front of Ramodo Shopping Mall

From Gimpo International Airport:
Board Dongdaemun (Toyoko Inn)-bound Limousine Bus No. 6001 at Gimpo International Airport → Toyoko Inn (Dongdaemun History and Culture Park Station, Cerestar, Sindang-dong, Gwanghui-dong) → Go across the crosswalk in front of Ramodo Shopping Mall

 

※ Source: Korea Tourism Organization(http://english.visitkorea.or.kr)