Didn’t PSY’s song “Gangnam Style” come to mind when you saw the word “Gangnam” in the title? You are not too far off the mark; PSY refers to this charming neighborhood in Seoul.
Translated, the name Gangnam means “South of the Han River.” The third-largest district in Seoul gets called Gangnam as it gets regarded as one of the city’s most affluent and contemporary neighborhoods. A popular tourist attraction, 풀싸롱 (Full Salong)offers a variety of activities for all ages.
One of the largest aquariums in South Korea, the COEX Aquarium is a great place to visit for anyone who loves marine life. With more than 40,000 marine creatures on display, including sharks, rays, penguins, and sea turtles, the COEX aquarium offers visitors an incredible underwater experience. You can also walk through the underwater tunnel and watch the marine life swim around you, making it a great place to visit with family and friends.
K-Star Road is a must-visit place for K-pop fans. It is a street in Gangnam that gets dedicated to the biggest K-pop stars in South Korea. The street -lining with life-size statues of prevalent K-pop stars like BTS, EXO, and Blackpink. You can take pictures with your favorite actors, and visit cafes and souvenir shops selling K-pop merchandise.
Trick Eye Museum
If you are looking for a fun and interactive experience in Gangnam tourism, the Trick Eye Museum is the place to be. It is an art museum that uses optical illusions and 3D paintings to create interactive installations you can be a part of. You can take pictures with the art and become a part of the scene. The museum also has a VR section that experiences virtual reality games and activities.
The Lotte World
Lotte World, South Korea’s most well-known adventure park, is located amid Seokchon Lake near the renowned Lotte World Tower. Spending a day at the theme park should be on your Seoul bucket list – if you are traveling with children or to feel like a kid again. If you don’t want to wait in line for rides, go with a Fast Pass. Instead, purchase a combo ticket and go to the Aquarium as well.
Travel to Seoul Olympic Park
One of Seoul’s most stunning parks, Olympic Park, is accessible – on foot from Lotte World and Lotte Sky Tower.
Most people come here to photograph the city’s most picturesque tree, but even just a stroll through the picturesque alleyways is worthwhile. Olympic Park should not miss, especially if traveling to
Gangnam – the city in the spring or fall.
Cheongdam Fashion Street offers upscale stores to peruse.
Cheongdam Fashion Street comes to mind when people think about Gangnam. Designer shops showcasing expensive labels line the glittery strip. There are stores where you may buy Prada, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, and many other well-known brands.
One of the most popular tourist destinations in Gangnam is Cheongdam Fashion Street. Together with designer stores, the route is home to a few shopping centers that house a variety of boutiques and eateries. It’s a fantastic location for window shopping and experiencing the opulent Gangnam vibe.
Several K-pop entertainment businesses have their corporate offices in an expensive areas. Large groups of fans are frequently spotted gathered in front of these structures, hoping to catch a glimpse of their favorite stars.
You can party till you drop.
The “Gangnam Style” was all about having a good time as the locals do. Here are some of the hippest, most upscale eateries and 풀싸롱 (Full Salong) in town where people congregate to have fun.
Gangnam Style Horse Dance Statue
The Gangnam Style Horse Dance Statue is a tribute to the famous K-pop song by Psy, which became a worldwide sensation in 2012. The statue is found at the COEX Mall, featuring Psy doing his signature horse dance. It is a popular tourist spot, and you can take pictures of the statue or dance along with it.