IKEA Korea (이케아 코리아) carries the thousands of products and ideas that people from around the world have known to love. It sells lighting products, home furnishings for every conceivable room, holds a restaurant, a cafe (at the exit) and has a play area for children.

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Gwangmyeong IKEA is located north of Anyang city near Gwangmyeong train station. Without a car, commuting to IKEA is a bit burdensome. The directions by subway are similar to going to Gwangmyeong Costco, which I’ve posted here. Simply, ride the Subway Line #1 to Gwanak Station (관악역). Exit the station to your right and board the  small yellow maeul bus 1-1. Ride it to the Costo Bus stop or keep riding until it turns back around. It will stop in front of IKEA.

If you anticipate buying any large furniture, it would be best to return home by a taxi. As, it would be very bothersome to lug anything back by the subway.

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