GT Tower East

Gangnam & Southern Seoul

The curvaceous stylings of the slinky GT Tower sit beside the major crossing of Teheran-no and Gangnam-daero.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Gangnam & Southern Seoul attractions

1. Gangnam Style 'Horse Dance' Stage

0.07 MILES

Outside Gangnam subway is the multimedia Gangnam Style stage, a shrine to Psy – somewhat ironic given the song was a parody of the neighbourhood. While…

2. Samsung D’Light

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Spread over three floors, one of which is devoted to selling the latest lines of gadgets, this showroom showcases the technology of the Korean electronics…

3. Sool Gallery

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This small exhibition with some English explanations will clue you into the various types of Korean alcohol, such as makgeolli, soju and yakju. If you…

4. Kyobo Tower

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The hulking 26-level brick edifice of Kyobo Tower (2003), designed by Mario Botta, is meant to be reminiscent of the bulkiness of Egypt's Sphynx.

5. Urban Hive

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Above Sinnonhyeon Station is this building, which looks like an enormous concrete beehive, giving it unique structural support, and is lit from within at…

6. Seonjeongneung


Seonjeongneung Park contains two main burial areas for kings and queens from the Joseon dynasty. The first tomb is for King Seongjong (r 1469–94), who was…

7. King Seongjong's Tomb

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The most notable of the three royal tombs at Seonjeongneung park is that of King Seongjong (r 1469–94), who was a prolific author and father – he had 28…

8. Seoul Arts Center

1.51 MILES

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…