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The Seoul Arts Center

The Seoul Arts Center

The Seoul Arts Center is one of the largest art and culture complex in Korea. It spans 231,000m², with building complex covering over 12,353m². Located near Mt. Umyeon, the Seoul Arts Center houses Opera House, the Concert Hall, the Art Gallery, the Art Morgue, the Calligraphy Hall and the Performance Theater. The Seoul Arts Center is also famous for its free, relaxing outdoor space. Enjoy various performances and events at the Seoul Arts Center.

Yangjaecheon Stream and Yangjae Café Streets

Yangjaecheon Stream and Yangjae Café Streets

Yangjaecheon is 18.5km-long stream that runs through Gyeonggi-do and Seoul’s Seocho-gu and Gangnam-gu. Yangjaecheon is popular among people living in Seoul because of the beautiful walking tracks, bicycle tracks, inline skating trails, and swimming pool. There is also the Café Street, where cafés are formed along the sides of Yangjaecheon. At night, many couples visit to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Yangjaecheon and wine bars.

Garosu-gil

Garosu-gil

In 1980s and 1990s, Garosu-gil was a quiet area where small designer fashion shops, graphic design companies and galleries were located. However, Garosu-gil in Sinsa-dong is now being called as the 2nd Myeongdong of Seoul, becoming one of the most popular areas to visit for both citizens and foreign tourists. The array of open studios, ateliers, cafés, restaurants, bars, fashion shops, and prop shops are formed along the street, making it a perfect place to shop and dine for chic travelers.

Gangnam U-STREET

Gangnam U-STREET

Gangnam Station is the busiest subway station that delivers the largest number of daily passengers in Seoul. Gangnam U- STREET (Ubiquitous Street) starts from Gangnam Station, and continues to the Kyobo Tower Crossroad. Gangnam U-STREET displays high-technology designs and attractions such as 22 Media Poles installed in every 30 meters from Gangnam Station to Sinnonhyeon Station. There are also public digital media stations that provide a large array of multimedia contents from news to digital art.

K-STAR ROAD​​

K-STAR ROAD​​

Gangnam Station is the busiest subway station that delivers the largest number of daily passengers in Seoul. Gangnam U- STREET (Ubiquitous Street) starts from Gangnam Station, and continues to the Kyobo Tower Crossroad. Gangnam U-STREET displays high-technology designs and attractions such as 22 Media Poles installed in every 30 meters from Gangnam Station to Sinnonhyeon Station. There are also public digital media stations that provide a large array of multimedia contents from news to digital art.

Bongeunsa Temple

Bongeunsa Temple

Bongeunsa Temple is located to the north of COEX building, and was constructed in the 10th year of Shilla King Weongseong’s reign (794). 3,479 Buddhist scriptures of 13 types, including the works of Kim Jeong-hee, are stored here. Bongeunsa is the most visited Buddhist Temple in Seoul, where more than ten thousand Buddhists and over 200 foreign travelers visit daily. Located at the center of Gangnam, Bongeunsa Temple is a cultural landmark where citizens of Seoul visit to rest from a busy city and enjoy the serene environment. Bongeunsa Temple also provides programs such as overnight program where visitors can learn about Buddhist philosophy and lifestyle by staying at the temple overnight.

Parnas Mall

Parnas Mall

Parnas Mall is a trendy, premium shopping mall that strives to provide quality shopping experience. Total area of 7600m², it is located on the first basement level of the Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas. Parnas Mall contains 19 shops of fashion, beauty and lifestyle brands and 17 restaurants. It is connected to a multiplex movie theater Megabox and Hyundai Department Trade Center Store, which makes Parnas Mall a hot place to shop for shoppers who are looking for a wide range of both national and international brands.