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City & Culture


City & Culture

Gangnam sprang to the forefront of Korean tourism after Psy’s song “Gangnam Style” hit the international airwaves! Known as the most prosperous area in all of Seoul, Gangnam is almost synonymous with words like fashion, trendy and cutting edge. Visit Gangnam to feel the excitement of youth at the base of impossible-to-count skyscrapers. Experience Gangnam, an area so completely trendy and modern, it will be hard to find a trace of traditional culture! Set aside one day of your travels to discover the hidden charms and delights of Gangnam.


Fine dining

Gangnam has one of the finest eat out places in Seoul, Korea. You can simply download "mango plate" app on your phone and start experience great food when you are in Korea. When you click above  picture, it will direct you to mango plate website. 

Also, our flat has great options to choose including spicy food, Korean, Chinese, and Japanese food without having to go far.


Shopping and things to do in gangnam

Gangnam is known as the richest district in Korea and holds many department stores, underground shopping centers, and malls. This is where you would find the Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Versace and any other top designer brand stores. Apgujeong and Cheongdam are the top shopping neighborhoods and there was even a television show called Cheongdam Alice, about a poor girl wanting to get in with the wealthy elites of the area, spending time shopping and doing little else. When you click above picture, it will direct you to blog post which will help you fill up your to do list.


bars and clubs

Seoul‘s club life is seriously no joke, and in Gangnam, you can find yourself partying until the sun comes up. The clubs are pretty spaced out, so you won’t find yourself club hopping too often like you would in the Hongdae area. Taxi fares are considerably low through in Korea, so it’s possible. Most of the clubs in this area play EDM or Hip Hop music and have separate rooms for different genres. What’s more, the clubs are huge. For example, Club Syndrome has an indoor pool, a giant Iron Man statue and can fit up to 3,000 people.


Music Venues

Need to find a venue? Or curious what a venue is like? We are putting together a listing of places to help you get around and find what you need. If we are missing something or our information is out of date, please drop us an email and let us know. (This is a work in progress, so please be patient)