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DONGDAEMUN AREA

The Dongdaemun Design Plaza & Park is a large urban development project under construction in Dongdaemun, Seoul, South Korea. It will contain of a multi-use park, a fashion plaza, an underground mall, and a restoration of a number of items of national heritage.

The name "Dongdaemun" means " Great East Gate" and it was so named because it was the major eastern gate in the wall that surrounded Seoul during the Joseon Dynasty, the current structure is the one rebuilt in 1869.

This area was occupied by the baseball stadium, that now is planned to be relocated in Gocheok-dong.

 
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