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"Itaewon is the place to be if you're looking for a bustling and diverse neighbourhood in Seoul. It's got everything from Korean BBQ joints to upscale bistros and low-key kebab shops for those late-night munchies. Plus, you'll find casual beer bars and gay pubs mixed in with trendy dance clubs where DJs spin the latest in hip-hop and house music. If you're into shopping, head to Itaewon Antique Furniture Street for some unique finds or check out the nearby War Memorial of Korea museum to see tanks and planes up close. And don't forget about the natural beauty - head towards Namsan for some hiking and outdoor fun. Looking for a specific vibe? No problem. Itaewon has got you covered with its various neighbourhoods. If you're into artsy stuff, check out the art alley. Looking for halal options? Head towards the Halal area, where you'll find a mosque and plenty of delicious food options. And if you want to hang out with the cool kids, head towards Gyeongridangil, Hwanamugil, or HBC. But if you're more into a chill atmosphere, Hannam-dong is the place to be. It's quieter but still has plenty of halal food options, cafes & hipsters hanging out."
"Itaewon-dong is an international hub in Seoul, known for its diverse culinary scene, nightlife, and a variety of shops offering everything from vintage clothing to global cuisine."
"A haven for backpackers and foreigners, this is one place you won't stand out. Fantastic for nightlife too."

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