Located in the heart of Seoul—amid the capital’s key shopping and business districts—Park Hyatt Seoul is an ideal base to explore the city’s myriad attractions, from Starfield COEX shopping mall and Bongeun temple to the Seoul Art Center.
The building, which previously housed the Belgian embassy, brings a traditional beauty to SeMA. By holding various sophisticated exhibitions throughout the year with no admission fee charged, SeMA has become a regional cultural space where citizens can enjoy art in the city.
Located on the north side of COEX, this Buddhist temple was founded in 794 BCE by the monk Yeon-hoe during the reign of King Wonseong of the Goryeo dynasty. Now it is home to many cultural assets and also offers a temple-stay program.
Located in Gangnam, SM Town Coex Artium is the center of hallyu. Visitors can look around studios, a hologram theater, a life-style shop, and more, where hallyu stars are created. A professional photographer is avialable to take photos of visitors, which will be an unforgettable memory.
Hyundai Department Store Coex Branch stands in the middle of the Teheran-ro, the largest business and finance area in Korea. There are entertainment sites nearby, such as the COEX Aquarium, the Megabox theater, and family restaurants, which make a trip here perfect for shopping and dating.
The Starfield COEX Mall was designed by Gensler, a globally acclaimed architecture firm, and is an ideal place for shopping. The mall houses hundreds of stores including contemporary fashion brands, flagship stores, and global spa brands. Besides shopping, the mall also features restaurants, cafés, and a movie theater for relaxation.
Located near Sinsa station, Garosu-gil is known as a street of artistic sensibilities decorated by designers and artists. The street has an array of charming cafés, restaurants, and sensational fashion shops, offering an exotic and modern ambience.
Jamsil Hangang Park is located on the southern side of the river between Jamsil Iron Bridge and Yeongdong Bridge. The park is adjacent to Jamsil Sports Complex and Olympic Park, and there are a variety of sports and cultural facilities located in the park. From the cafeterias on Jamsil Bridge, you may enjoy a fantastic night view of the Hangang River.
The complex is home to a baseball stadium, two swimming centers, an indoor sports facility, a supplementary track field, and an indoor sports facility for students. In recent years, it has been a popular venue for giant concerts, and of course, sporting events.
Running through the center of Seoul, the Han River comes alive at night with glimmering lights and a unique atmosphere. When the weather warms up in Seoul, the Han River provides a great escape with cooling winds and a refreshing environment. This popular area has a variety of facilities; bikers and inline skaters can easily be seen taking advantage of the smooth pavement paths along the river.
The COEX Aquarium 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.
Lotte World is a major recreation complex in Janmsil, Seoul. It consists of the world's largest indoor theme park, an outdoor amusement park called "Magic Island", an artificial island inside a lake linked by monorail, shopping malls, a luxury hotel, a Korean folk museum, sports facilities, and movie theaters.
Located in the Central Plaza in the COEX Mall, the library consists of three 13-meter bookshelves packed with approximately 50,000 books and magazines. With its reading tables and chairs, the library offers a pleasing environment for relaxing or reading.