Daiso Korea, a treasure trove of affordable and trendy everyday items, is a must-visit for any budget-conscious traveller in Seoul. While there are several Daiso stores throughout the city, the crown jewel is undoubtedly the Daiso Myeongdong Station Branch – a shopper’s paradise spanning a whopping 12 floors!

Planning Your Visit

The Myeongdong Daiso covered in this guide, the flagship store nearest Myeongdong Station, is conveniently located between Exits 1 and 4. Completely renovated in 2023, this mega Daiso near Travelodge Myeongdong Euljiro caters to international shoppers with English, Chinese, and Japanese floor guides and even self-checkout kiosks for a smooth shopping experience. Take note of the opening hours (10:00 AM to 10:00 PM daily) and set aside ample time to explore each level, as every floor focuses on a specific product category.

Ground Floor to Level 4

Upon entering this shopping hub that’s easy to reach from a Myeongdong hotel near Seoul Train Station, you will notice that the cashier counters are on the ground floor, alongside seasonal products. Level 2 is your K-Beauty haven, featuring everything from face masks to moisturisers at incredible prices. Unleash your inner stationery enthusiast on Level 3, brimming with colourful notebooks, pens, and stickers. Level 4 caters to the kid in all of us with licensed character merchandise from the likes of Pixar and Marvel.

Level 5 to Level 8

Level 5 is a paradise of sweet and savoury treats, from Korean potato chips to international chocolates and delightful desserts, you will be spoilt for choice. Get items to spruce up your home on Level 6 with affordable glassware, ceramics, and dinnerware sets. Level 7 offers essential cutlery, homeware, and kitchenware – don’t miss the iconic Daiso egg timer! Meanwhile, Level 8 caters to your cleaning needs with a wide range of bath, laundry, and cleaning products.

Level 9 to Level 12

Home décor products – Image via Pexels

Level 9 is your one-stop shop for storage solutions and adorable home décor, from decorative gnomes to stylish clocks. Level 10 caters to pet owners with cute costumes and accessories for your furry friends, alongside gardening tools and even artificial flowers. Gearheads will rejoice on Level 11, featuring car merchandise, tools, and accessories. And for the active traveller, Level 12 offers fitness and sports equipment, camping essentials, and travel accessories – all under one roof!