Itaewon featuring Seoul Central Mosque
Itaewon (Korean: 이태원, 梨泰院, [itʰɛwʌn]) is a city district, in Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea. It is served by Seoul Subway Line 6 via Itaewon, Noksapyeong and Hanganjin stations. About 22,000 people reside in the district and it is a popular area for residents of Seoul, tourists, and U.S. Military personnel in Korea. Mainly, points around Hamilton Hotel.
Local attractions 
Many restaurants serving international dishes are found in this area including cuisine from India, Pakistan, Egypt, Russia, Turkey, Thailand, and Mexico, foods that are not widely available in Korea. The Seoul Central Mosque is also located in Itaewon.
Itaewon is also, along with Insadong and Seoul Tower, one of the most popular areas in Seoul for tourists. Major hotels such as the Hyatt and local landmark Hamilton Hotel can be found here as well as dozens of shops and services aimed at tourists. High quality leather products in Korea can be found here at reasonable prices (though haggling is expected) as well as various types of traditional Korean souvenirs. Counterfeit goods and clothing are ubiquitous and of varying quality, but some genuine goods which are produced in Korea for the international market as well as some authentic imports can sometimes be found here. Itaewon is also known to have various tailors that peddle their services for making custom-made suits.
Red Light District 
Part of Itaewon contains a district that is well known as the Hooker Hill. The part of the town is very popular among the United States military personnel (locally better known as "GIs"). As a preventative measure, "the Hill" is also patrolled by the locally stationed United States military Police.
See also 
- Sex In Seoul - Where To Go And How To Get There!
- Drunken US soldier goes to "Hooker Hill" in South Korea, causes in excess of $71,000 dollars in damage
- Korea-based soldier charged with arson in Hooker Hill fire
- 3: The Nightlife – Seoul Man: 12 Months in Korea
- Hooker Hill at the official blog of M.Edwards