Top Choice Performing Arts in Myeong-dong & Jung-gu

Nanta Theatre Jung-gu

Running since 1997, with no end in sight, is Korea's most successful nonverbal performance. Set in a kitchen, this high-octane, 90-minute show mixes magic tricks, samulnori folk music, drumming, kitchen utensils, co…
Top Choice Theatre in Myeong-dong & Jung-gu

National Theater of Korea

The several venues here are home to the national drama, changgeuk (Korean opera), orchestra and dance companies. Free concerts and movies are put on in summer at the outdoor stage. Walk 10 minutes here or hop on bus…
Top Choice Theatre in Myeong-dong & Jung-gu

Jeongdong Theater

Most famous for its critically acclaimed musical Miso, this theatre company also produces a number of traditional nonverbal musicals.
Cinema in Myeong-dong & Jung-gu

Oh! Zemidong

Occupying a corridor of rooms on the upper level of Chugmuro station, this facility run by the Seoul Film Corporation includes a free library of books and DVDs, both Korean and international. There are five viewing …
Performing Arts in Myeong-dong & Jung-gu


A long-running comedy performance that features a wacky Korean family all crazy about martial arts. The nonverbal show mixes Korean taekwondo and taekkyeon with slapstick and doesn't require any Korean-language know…
Theatre in Myeong-dong & Jung-gu

Myeongdong Theater

Dating back to the 1930s, this attractive downtown theatre was resurrected in 2009 and hosts quality productions from modern Korean classics to Shakespeare, all with English subtitles.
Traditional Music in Myeong-dong & Jung-gu

Seoul Namsan Gugakdang

Traditional music concerts are staged here most evenings.