Things To Do In Gangnam

Dance To ‘Gangnam Style

Right outside of Gangnam Station Exit 5 is a homage to PSY’s ‘Gangnam dance Style,’ once the world’s most famous song. 

Go To Bar

Seoul’s nightlife is no joke, and you can be partying in Gangnam until the sun is coming up. The clubs are quite spread out so club hopping isn’t as easy as it is in the Hongdae area.

Shop Till You Drop

The Gangnam district is regarded as one of South Korea’s richest cities and is home to many department stores, subway shopping centres, as well as malls.

Visit Temple Of Bongeunsa

Bongeunsa is a Temple of Buddhism in the Gangnam region. This is a presentation of the typical Korean past located right in the centre of a busy metropolitan city.

D’light At Samsung

Samsung is a Korean company in case you didn’t know. Samsung D’light is an exhibition space which showcases Samsung’s latest technology.

Check Out SM, JYP, or CUBE

Gangnam – gu is host to some of Korea’s largest entertainment companies. Big groups of fans and TV stations often crowd around the exits.

Park Samneung

Samneung Gangnam Park is full of heritage. It has many tombs including the tomb of King Jangjong. King Seongjeong, ninth king of the Joseon Dynasty, with his wife Queen Jeonghyeon.

Olympic Park, Seoul

The Olympic Park in Seoul is completely enormous. It has seven separate cafés, three bars, grocery shops, a K-pop museum, fitness centres, basketball courts and skating arenas.

COEX-The Aquarium And Mall

There is also a huge aquarium, movie theater, cafe and museum kimchi. The aquarium takes visitors on a journey from the Andes mountains to the Amazon rainforest.

Fashion Road To Cheongdam

This street would also appeal to all the fashion lovers out there. Cheongdam Fashion Lane, popularly known as ‘Celebrity Street,’ has the major luxury brands in one place.

Starfield Library

The Starfield Library is a stunning attraction of the COEX Mall. It is up to two stories tall and about 2.800 square meters wide.

Banpo Han River National Park

The most popular of these parks, however, is Banpo Han River Park which has a night market, a beautiful rainbow fountain, and offers riverboat or yacht rides.


Garosu-gil is an area in Sinsa-dong, Gangnam, Seoul, South Korea. The name Garosu-gil, meaning "tree-lined street", refers to the ginkgo trees planted along the streets in the area.

Apgujeong Rodeo Street

To visit Apgujeong Rodeo Street is one of the best things to do in Gangnam and it also one of the Gangnam’s trendy places, famous for its fashion shops.

Kakao Friends Store

Kakao Friends is a community of Korea-based cartoon characters developed as part of the Korean messaging app, KakaoTalk.

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