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Dongdaemun Design Plaza

Dongdaemun Design Plaza0 : Exterior view of entire Dongdaemun Design Plaza and “I SEOUL U” sculpture
Dongdaemun Design Plaza1 : Exterior view of entire Dongdaemun Design Plaza and entrance where one can see human-shaped sculpture
Dongdaemun Design Plaza2 : Dongdaemun Design Plaza's convenient facilities where indoor floor is covered with grass
Dongdaemun Design Plaza3 : Walls decorated with pictures or photos inside Dongdaemun Design Plaza
Dongdaemun Design Plaza4 : The outside access road to Dongdaemun Design Plaza
Dongdaemun Design Plaza5 : A mannequin sitting on a chair inside Dongdaemun Design Plaza
Basic Information


DDP is the world's largest three-dimensional a typical structure built on the site of the old Dongdaemun Stadium. The plaza is equipped with facilities for new product announcements, exhibitions, performances, businesses, shopping and relaxation. The plaza was designed by Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid and has become a landmark.



DDP’s appearance boasts a streamlined, atypical shape which is an expression of the Seoul city for tress wall. The Art Hall with the international conference room, the Museum with the Design Dulle gil, the Design Lab with the Jandi Sarangbang, and Design hop are all within the Plaza’s structure. In addition, visitors can enjoy Oullim Square in the commercial district and Dongdaemun History and Culture Park, where the history of Dongdaemun is displayed.



The entryway and main entrance have no obstacle or inclines and are wide. The floor surface is flat. The information guide board is high for wheelchair users but braille information is provided. Sign language information is not provided. Restroom has Korean description braille guide and is accessible. The parking lots are accessible as well but the number of the parking spaces is small. Both an infant nursing room and diaper changing station are available. 

Public Transportation
281, Eulji-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea (을지로7가)
exit no.1 and 2 of Dongdaemun history and culture park Station (2,4,5 line)