Attractions

Top Choice Buddhist Temple in Gangnam & Southern Seoul

Bongeun-sa

Located in the heart of ritzy Gangnam, the shrines and halls of the Buddhist temple Bongeun-sa, with its tree-filled hillside location, stand in direct juxtaposition to its corporate high-rise surrounds. Founded in …
Top Choice Architecture in Gangnam & Southern Seoul

Tangent

Hyundai Development Company commissioned Daniel Libeskind to work with Seoul-based firm Himma on its headquarters opposite COEX Mall. The result, Tangent, is one of Seoul’s boldest architectural statements, an enorm…
Top Choice Park in Gangnam & Southern Seoul

Olympic Park

This large and pleasant park was the focus of the 1988 Olympics. Strolling its paths takes you past its stadiums surrounded by plenty of greenery, ponds and open-air sculptures. There's a gallery of modern art and t…
Top Choice Amusement Park in Gangnam & Southern Seoul

Lotte World

This huge complex includes an amusement park, an ice-skating rink, a cinema multiplex, a department store, a folk museum, a shopping mall, a hotel, restaurants and more. Kids and adults alike will love the place, wh…
Notable Building in Gangnam & Southern Seoul

Lotte World Tower

Completed in early 2017, Seoul's latest landmark is the 555m-high Lotte World Tower – the tallest skyscraper in Korea (and sixth highest in the world). Its sleek contemporary design is loosely inspired by traditiona…
Arts Centre in Gangnam & Southern Seoul

SMTown coexartium

This five-level interactive shrine to K-Pop in the COEX Mall has already become a pilgrimage hot spot for fans since opening in 2018. The photo hall is selfie heaven and includes the albums, props, miniatures and me…
Arts Centre in Gangnam & Southern Seoul

Seoul Arts Center

As well as being home to Seoul's premier concert halls, this art centre also has three art galleries. Seoul Calligraphy Museum is devoted to hand-drawn hangeul (Korean phonetic alphabet) and Chinese characters, show…
Museum in Gangnam & Southern Seoul

Seoul Olympic Museum

Seoul's Olympic Museum has been completely updated as an interactive museum to not only show highlights of the 1988 Olympics but also the thrills of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics. A history of the games now i…
Museum in Gangnam & Southern Seoul

Museum of Gugak

A part of the National Gugak Center, this engaging museum covers gugak (traditional Korean music) with displays of Korean stringed instruments and unique drums among others that are rarely heard today. Some you're a…
Architecture in Gangnam & Southern Seoul

Some Sevit

At the south end of Banpo Bridge are these three artificial floating islands interconnected by walkways. Each features futuristic buildings in a complex that comprises restaurants, an exhibition hall and an outdoor …