While the food in Koreatown is fantastic, this cultural destination has more to offer than just good eats. If you are looking to explore this dynamic area of LA, here is your guide to Koreatown.
Not many people know this, but Koreatown has an extensive array of spas. If you want a place to go where you can just sit back and relax, all at an affordable price, Koreatown is the place to be. Wilshire Spa is located at 3442 Wilshire Blvd and is a great option if you are looking for a spa. Open seven days a week, it also offers special late-night hours on Fridays and Saturdays. Olympic Spa, located at 3915 W. Olympic Blvd is another great option. At a general admission price of $15, other spas can’t really compete. This spa is also women only, so leave the men at home and gather your girls for a fun, girls night out.
Koreatown also offers a number of great and unique shopping areas. The Koreatown Galleria for example offers a great combination of entertainment, fine dining opportunities, and affordable fashion. If you like bargain shopping, a trip to Daiso is a must. This Japanese chain store sells some of the cheapest, and yet useful, items around. In fact, you can purchase many of the items sold at Daiso for only $1.50! Madang Plaza Shopping Mall is a three-level shopping complex that offers a wide variety of stores as well. This mall is conveniently located just north of Wilshire.
While Koreatown is more than just it’s great food, there’s no denying that you’ll find some of the best Korean BBQ around in this area of LA. Park’s BBQ offers some of the best Korean BBQ in the city, especially because of the high quality of meat that is served here. But with all the dining options in the area, you’ll be sure to find somewhere that serves authentic Korean food. If you will be staying at one of the hotels near Koreatown in Los Angeles, be sure to check out the cultural experience around town.