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Top Choice Park in Gangnam & South of the Han River

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 & South of the Han River

Lotte World

This huge complex includes an amusement park, an ice-skating rink, a cinema multiplex, department store, folk museum, shopping mall, hotel, restaurants and more. Kids and adults alike will love the place, which is b…
Top Choice Buddhist Temple in Gangnam & South of the Han River

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 Mall in Gangnam & South of the Han River

D Cube City

Seoul’s shopping malls hardly come any more stylish than this new one in the previously industrial hub of Guro. The interior spaces surround a waterfall that cascades down seven floors and there’s plenty of multilev…
Top Choice Korean in Gangnam & South of the Han River

Jungsik

Voted number 10 in Asia's 50 Best Restaurants in 2015, neo-Korean cuisine hardly gets better than this. At the Apgujeong outpost of the New York restaurant named after creative chef-owner Yim Jungsik, you can expect…
Top Choice Fashion & Accessories in Gangnam & South of the Han River

10 Corso Como Seoul

Inspired by its shopping complex in Milan, this outpost of the fashion and lifestyle boutique is about as interesting as Gangnam retail can get. The blend of fashion, art and design includes several local designers.…
Top Choice Traditional Music in Gangnam & South of the Han River

National Gugak Center

Traditional Korean classical and folk music and dance are performed, preserved and taught at this centre, which is home to the Court Music Orchestra, the Folk Music Group, Dance Theater and Contemporary Gugak Orches…
Top Choice Korean in Gangnam & South of the Han River

Samwon Garden

Serving top-class galbi for over 30 years, Samwon is a Korean idyll, surrounded by beautiful traditional gardens including several waterfalls. It’s one of the best places in the city for this kind of barbecued-beef …
Top Choice Architecture in Gangnam & South of the Han River

Tangent

Hyundai Development Company commissioned Daniel Libeskind to work with Seoul-based firm Himma on its headquarters opposite COEX. The result, Tangent, is one of Seoul’s boldest architectural statements, an enormous s…
Top Choice Club in Gangnam & South of the Han River

Club Octagon

Voted number 6 in the world's top clubs by DJ Mag in 2015, Octagon is one of Gangnam's best for serious clubbers. High-profile resident and guest DJs spin house and techno over its powerful Funktion 1 sound system t…