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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.
Amusement Park
“Amusement park with easy access by train. (The only amusement park in Seoul-You can get cheap transportation) There are separate indoor and outdoor spaces, but all are available.”
  • 112 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“COEX Mall is located at Samsung Station line #2, 3 stops from Gangnam Station. Great shopping area with Hyundai department store nearby. Byuldabang Library is one of photo zones of Seoul with tons of books filling the whole building”
  • 106 locals recommend
Place to shop
“Exit 3 of Sinsa Station (Line 3). There are many shops and restaurants along the alleys.”
  • 83 locals recommend
Trail
“Beautiful nature🍀 Outdoor activities 🚲 Fine restaurants, cafe, bakery inside the park☕”
  • 40 locals recommend
Landmark
“Great to look at the sightseeing on the top of the building and also good place for shopping ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Seoul Art Center. Biggest Opera house in Seoul, You can have Musical, Art performance”
  • 31 locals recommend
Buddhist Temple
“One of the old & famous temple(Bongeunsa station) next to Samsung COEX mall”
  • 32 locals recommend
Lake
“Seokchon Lake is located near Lotte World Tower and the scenery of all seasons is beautiful. The view at night is more beautiful. There are nice cafes and various restaurants around. 석촌호수는 롯데월드타워에 가까이 위치하고 있으며 사계절 경치가 아름답다. 밤에 보는 경치가 더욱 아름답다. 주변에 멋진카페와 먹거리가 있다.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Aquarium
“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 coexaqua.co.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)”
  • 13 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Lotte World Aquarium is more than just a fishing port. It's an aquatic theme park where you can see many creatures in the sea close by. The aquarium is home to about 55,000 marine animals of about 650 species.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Nature
“You could have kings' big cemeteries from Chosun Dynasty in the middle of big garden looks like jungle with full of fresh air ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“La Gong Bang (maratang restaurant) It's near Gangnam Station Exit 1. A delicious Chinese dish. You can taste soup, noodles, and sweet and sour pork. It's very very spicy!!”
  • 19 locals recommend
Place to shop
“COEX has everything for entertainment, shopping, and convention etc... #aquarium #SMTOWN”
  • 12 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
Baseball Stadium
“Jamsil Baseball Stadium is part of the Jamsil Sports Complex, Korea's largest integrated sports center. The complex consists of the Olympic Main Stadium, Auxiliary Stadium, Jamsil Gymnasium, Jamsil Baseball Stadium, Jamsil Swimming Pool, Jamsil Inline Skating Rink and the Sports Park. The Olympic Stadium is rich in history, as it successfully hosted both the 10th Asian Games and the XXIV Seoul Olympic Games. Visited by many tourists from home and abroad, it has lately played host to numerous international sporting contests in soccer, marathon and track and field, as well as operas and large music concerts.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Music Venue
“SM Entertainment is K-pop star's company. (BOA, Girl's Generation, Super junior, EXO, Red Velvet)”
  • 9 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“If you are 2, I recommend you to order one noodle and one dumpling, noodle comes with complimentary rice and unlimited noodle and soup. Their kimchi is very spicy with a lot of garlic.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Hanson pork cutlet is a famous local well-known for its delicacy from long age. It is delicious and the price is cheap. About 8000won.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Ganggangsullae is decorated with marble and hardwood and has incorporated the natural beauty with clean and luxurious interior design of traditional Korean beauty”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Korean Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“It is a modern restaurant where you can taste Korean homemade food selected by Michelin guide.”
  • 1 local recommends

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