While the Gangnam area was always sought-after in Seoul, it was brought to international attention with the South Korean singer Park Jae-sang’s song ‘Gangnam Style,’ the video of which was once the most watched on YouTube! Get to know what the Gangnam district is really all about on this full day tour with an expert guide.
With comfortable hotel transfers and expert guided services, spend a day at the Gangnam Area visiting the following attractions:
Discover the beautiful and peaceful Buddhist temple that dates back to 794. Constructed during the Silla (one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea) period, this temple stores Buddhist scriptures of 13 types, including the honoured works of Kim Jeong-hee.
Duty Free Shop at COEX Mall
Reach the nearby COEX Mall, the largest underground shopping center in Asia to explore the duty free store that sells a variety of interesting stuff at dirt cheap prices. Considered to be the best shopping and entertainment complex in the area, this mall will enthrall you with its liveliness.
Then, pass through the famed Cosmetic Clinic Town and the bustling Gangnam U Street, a meeting point for social gatherings, events or personal engagements.
Apgujeong Rodeo Street (or Hallyu Experience Hall)
Explore the leading hub of fashion and trends in Korea - Apgujeong Rodeo Street, buzzing with culture and youthful energy. A popular filming location for Korean dramas and movies, this area is packed with luxury fashion-related outlets, plastic surgery and dermatology clinics, attracting a lot of “beauty tours”!
Alternatively, you may be taken to the Hallyu Experience Hall to experience the raging
K-pop culture. Enjoy the state-of-the-art displays on the Korean Wave (K-Wave or Hallyu), witness sets from popular Korean TV series and movies or visit the “Beauty Zone” to get beauty tips from the Korean stars!
Sinsadong Garosu Street
Finally, discover another upscale area in Seoul – the Sinsadong Garosu Street, also known as the ‘artists' street’. Lined with ginkgo trees, this promenade is an appealing combination of culture and art. Check out the charmingly decorated coffee shops, open studios, ateliers, restaurants, bars, fashion shops, and prop shops or simply enjoy the beauty of this uniquely beautiful area in the middle of the city.
Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)
Same as the start point.
Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.
Please reach the boarding point 10 minutes prior to your departure.
Minimum 3 people are required for this tour to operate. Should this number not be met for your chosen date you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund.
Timings are subject to change.
In Myeongdong, Dongdaemun and Jongro downtown, we provide you with free pick up service from hotel. If you are staying at Gangnam (South of Seoul) or any other location, additional charge is USD15 per person (2-3 pax) and USD10 (over 4 pax).
All tours include a visit to any of the shopping centers - Amethyst, Ginseng Center, Cosmetic Shop or Duty Free Shop (DFS).
The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.