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COEX Center

159 Samseong 1-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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Gangnam District Tour in Seoul Including COEX Aquarium and Han River Cruise
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Full-Day Gangnam City Highlights Tour with Lunch
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Coex complex is one of the most popular tourist destination located in downtown area of Seoul. Asia's biggest underground shopping mall (Coex Mall), Duty-free shop, Department Store, Casino, Book Store, Kimchi Musem, Traditional Buddist Temple, Cinema, Musical Theater and other facilities and amenities designed to provide memorable tourist experience are all located in one place, Coex complex.
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159 Samseong 1-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Samseongdong / COEX
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"an aquarium"
in 8 reviews
"huge convention"
in 3 reviews
"underground shopping mall"
in 3 reviews
"intercontinental hotel"
in 2 reviews
"hyundai department store"
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"buddhist temple"
in 2 reviews
"megabox"
in 2 reviews
"library"
in 3 reviews
"gangnam"
in 4 reviews
"exhibition"
in 4 reviews
"theatre"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a mall but it’s big and pretty much has anything you would want to do including a theatre and an aquarium. Lots of tasty places to eat it at and of course who could forget the Gangnam Statue outside!! Also the library is pretty...More

Thank lee w
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

COEX is a huge underground mall, ideal for a whole day excursion. It had hundreds of restaurants and shops, as well as an elaborate movie theater, a library, and an aquarium. We recommend COEX for folks living abroad in South Korea or people on long...More

Thank Toria B
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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Giant shopping mall with various shops and pretty much anything one might want to find. Library, playgrounds, food, clothing and all the rest of things....

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

We stayed at the COEX hotel so we took a trip underground to the shopping center. Cool gift shops and strange food, but otherwise just another shopping mall. I attached some photos

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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

This place is not worth it at all! First, it's very far from Seoul's center so you'll stay in subway for awhile. Second, it is so misleading I could not find that "many" shops everyone talking about. I found some shops you can count on...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

This convention center is huge and you could easily get lost if you are not careful. The food and shops can be pretty pricey though so be prepared to spend a little more if you intend to eat/shop while you are there.

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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We visited this place multiple in the past and after the last round of renovations few years back, we decided to re-visit this time round. Besides the aquarium, this used to be a location of variety of small and large shops, food and items you...More

1  Thank tanchinhui
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

I heard a lot about the COEX mall beforehand and travelled a fair distance on metro to see it for myself. Disappointed. Just a big mall with an aquarium in it.

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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Here you have everything in one place: delicious food (authentic Korean) and endless shopping for affordable brands. If you are a tourist, remember to request the tax free purchases!

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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

A ery big Center with lots of shops and food places.. they have a big theatre and an aquarium. . The aquarium closes jist before 8 PM The shops around 10 Lots of food variety. . Its all in basements. . Underground mall..

Thank mujamai
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Samseongdong / COEX
A large business hub, Samseongdong is anchored by
Korea’s World Trade Center, where many important
business exhibitions and meetings are held. The
enormous COEX mall sprawls underground, providing a
myriad of things to do and see, including a large
aquarium and movie theater. For a bit of peace and
zen, head over to the ornate Bongeunsa Temple which is
one of Korea’s most important places of worship. Or
...More
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