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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Shopping Centre
“Subway line number9 on the front of aprtment from Sinnonhyeon station to Bongeunsa station.”
  • 97 locals recommend
“Introduction The COEX Aquarium is comprised of 183 display tanks and 90 breeding tanks with 3,500 tons of water volume, making it a large-scaled aquarium. It houses 40,000 sea creatures, which come from 650 different species divided into 16 themed zones. In particular, the highest number of sharks and the largest variety of species in Korea are living in the aquarium. An open-top water tank releasing anions in addition to 20 rest areas make this tourist site in the heart of Gangnam, Seoul a perfect healing place for local and international visitors. Structure Size Whole area 14,350㎡ Facilities area 9,256㎡ Tanks - 183 display tanks, 90 breeding tanks Water volume – approximately 3,500 tons Creatures - 40,000 sea creatures from approximately 650 different species Program Information * Refer to the website Subsidiary Facilities Nursing room, storage, café, Gallery Aqua Admission / Participation Fees Individuals: Adults 28,000 won / Teenagers 25,000 won / Children 22,000 won / Seniors 20,000 won * Infants under 36 months offered free admission when accompanied by one parent. * Proof required (i.e. birth certificate or passport) Pets Not allowed Credit Cards Accepted Accepted Parking Facilities B2 - B4 levels – COEX Mall (4,800 spaces) * Enter the parking lot from the North Gate of COEX Mall Reservations Groups of 15 people or more required to inquire in advance * Inquiries for group visitors: +82-2-700-7300 Homepage (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)”
  • 12 locals recommend
Buddhist Temple
“One of the old & famous temple(Bongeunsa station) next to Samsung COEX mall”
  • 30 locals recommend
Department Store
“The Hyundai Department Store, located in the COEX, is 10-stories tall and stands in the middle of Teheran-ro, the largest business and financial district in Korea. With the opening of the COEX Mall along with the ASEM Tower, the Teheran-ro region has become one of the top, first-class business centers in Korea. Located in this widely known business district, the Hyundai Department Store COEX Branch, is a special place for shoppers and offers a wide variety of items to please Korean customers and foreign tourists alike. There are also many entertainment facilities in the COEX Mall such as the COEX Aquarium, Megabox Theater, and family restaurants like Bennigans, Sizzler, and TGIF, making ”
  • 9 locals recommend
“COEX has everything for entertainment, shopping, and convention etc... #aquarium #SMTOWN”
  • 11 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
“Not only because of the great SM town showing all the celebs and stuff, but also because of many other things in the biggest underground mall such as the aquarium, the highest bookshelves library, connections to the awesome food court of Hyundai Department Store, and etc.... ”
  • 11 locals recommend
“The Korea City Air Terminal in Gangnam district, Seoul, is one of South Korea's Airport terminals. It is part of the COEX complex. The Korea City Air Tower is a public transportation facility in which travellers on certain flights can check in their luggage at the terminal before leaving for the airport as well as going through immigration for expedited entry once at the airport. As of December, 2015, the Korea City Air Terminal supports flights for Korean Air, Asiana Airlines, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Jeju Air, Thai Airways, Air Canada, Philippine Airlines, MIAT Mongolian Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Japan Airlines, KLM Royal Dutch ”
  • 3 locals recommend
“Just across the street. Large park with exercise equipment, badminton courts, and golf range.”
  • 2 locals recommend
“Seven Luck Casino is an exclusive casino for international visitors to Korea. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
  • 4 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Located in the center of the Gangnam area, Bongeunsa Temple has more than 1,200 years of history. This historic temple houses extensive records of Korea’s Buddhist culture, but visitors of all backgrounds and religions come to enjoy the view and serenity within the bustling city.”
  • 4 locals recommend
“It was designated by Condes Nast Traveler as the world's 51st hotel and 13th in Asia. It scored 95.2 out of 100 for the rating with its modern design and customized service.”
  • 3 locals recommend
“lotte department store and E-mart is only 3 min walk from home, korean traditional market is only 2 min walk from home, coex&hyundae department store is only 5 min taxi ride from home.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“02-6240-9800 7호선 청담역 5번 출구 도보 6분 9호선 삼성중앙역 2번 출구 도보 9분 대한민국 대표 엔터테이먼트 회사 SM의 신사옥이자 한류 스탖듥ㅏ 팬들의 소통공간이다. 화이트와 핑크빛의 인테리어로 꾸민 1층의 카페에서는 다양한 SM 아티스트들의 콘텐츠 상품을 판매해 디스플레이가 눈길을 끄는 지하 1층의 마켓에서는 '엑소 손짜장', '레드벨벳 탄산수', '샤이니 뻥이요', '소녀시대 맥주' 등 아이디어가 돋보이는 메뉴가 인기다. 한류스타들을 만나기 위한 관고아객들로 붐비는 대표적인 한류스팟이다.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Salon / Barbershop
  • 1 local recommends
BBQ Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends