Garosu-gil Road is one of the hottest streets in Seoul as this is the place where the trendiest young generations all gather together. It is also a great shopping site complete with famous brands and the stores of rising designers. Furthermore, it is famous for unique cafes and restaurants, and the street is 5 minutes away from Lacasa Hotel Seoul on foot.
Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
This park was developed to praise the patriotic spirit of Dosan Ahn Chang-ho, and it is surrounded by the restaurants of famous chefs, and other trendy restaurants and cafés. This area is popular not only with tourists coming to Seoul but also for young couples, too.
20, Dosan-daero 45-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
It is the must-visit place for tourists who love K-Pop. Many of the K-Pop stars who lead the Korean wave are characterized in the form of art toys to catch the peoples attention, and it is also possible to visit 10 Corso Como which is the favorite select shop of Korean celebrities, Galleria Department Store, fashion and beauty shops, and the stars’ favorite restaurants.
394, Apgujeong-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Luxury Shopping Street in Cheongdam-dong
This is the street where you can find all of the famous luxury brand stores at once. Recently, the luxury brand flagship stores have started to function as a complex cultural space, so this area has been highlighted as a must-visit place among the young generations. You have the opportunity to check out the exhibition in the ‘Louis Vuitton Maison Seoul’ which is designed by the maestro of modern architecture Frank Gehry together with inspiration derived from Korean tradition, and then enjoy some tea and dessert at ‘House of Dior.’
145, Cheongdam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
In COEX, diverse exhibitions and large-scale international conferences constantly take place. It is the mecca of global business and the best exhibition, cultural, and tourist attraction in Asia. COEX Mall which is located on the basement level has a theater, Starfield Library which is always open to the public with no charge, a record store, a shopping area, an aquarium, and many other attractions to enjoy.
513, Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
This Buddhist temple is imbued with more than 1,000 years of history, and it also has the largest stone statue of Maitreya in Korea. As it is situated in the center of Gangnam city, it has great accessibility and also functions as a culture and relaxation space for citizens in Seoul. Popular activities among foreign tourists include the temple stay and temple life programs.
531, Bongeunsa-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Itaewon covers the Itaewon-dong and Hannam-dong area of Yongsan-gu, and it is a region where you can enjoy diverse foreign cultures. There are many shopping centers, cafés, pubs/bars, clubs for both Koreans and foreigners. It is great to take a walk along Gyeongridan-gil and Usadan-gil, and Itaewon is a famous attraction to visit during the Halloween season as well.
Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art
Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, is an art gallery where the traditional art of Korea that distinctly highlights the indigenous beauty of Korea, modern art, and international fine arts all coexist in wonderful harmony. In addition to the various exhibition programs, the building itself can be considered to be a work of art as it was designed by world-famous architects including Mario Botta, Jean Nouvel, and Rem Koolhaas.