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One of the highlights of this trip. How good is a library in a mall? People were using it from... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
thehorrorthehorror
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Banksia Beach, Australia
Busy nice library

This is a library in the middle of the Coex mall. Most tourists are busy taking photos. Huge... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
298meilinl
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Macquarie Park, Australia
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A library for citizen what is made by Seoul City. 50 thousands books are here. People can use this library by free.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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513, Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu | Starfield COEX Mall, Seoul 06164, South Korea
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I don't think it's worth traveling to, but it was a cool experience for the first 10 minutes. Maybe if you're bored with your friends and are in the area, but as it's a bit out of the way, I think if your time is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the highlights of this trip. How good is a library in a mall? People were using it from early morning to late at night. It is just a wonderful resource and piece of design. I just kept coming back to enjoy

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank thehorrorthehorror
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a library in the middle of the Coex mall. Most tourists are busy taking photos. Huge library and beautiful in this building. Turn left when you get out of the station facing SM town

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 298meilinl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I haven't been to a library with this unique layout. Massive number of books and areas to study and read. It was relatively quiet compared to the amount of people who were passing through. Great place for a book lover!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank DiaF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This library is very inviting as a place to sit and read for hours, or take photos. Not sure if there are any English books, but there were all kinds of Korean books. It's worth visiting if you want an Instagrammable travel photo.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank travellingfrancine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just like pics. Really an impressive place, especially by night with all the lights. Even without stopping to take a book, the library itself make you feel small. A funny thing is that when you go upstairs, there are coffee shops and small stores between...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank mcelia95
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are around, definitelly nice to see, but for tourist there is not much more than what you see in pictures.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Satuah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in Seoul City (South Korea) you must visit Gangnam District. If you visit Gangnam then you must visit COEX. In COEX there are lots of Shopping Malls, Restaurants, Coffee shops, Hotels, Playing area.. you name it. Everything is there. But there is...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank kormalfamily
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were walking through Coex and Starfield when we passed by this library. It looks stunning, towers of books and books, in the middle of the mall. It is like an oasis in the hustle and bustle of Coex. People grab books , sit down...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank GlobetrotterJ16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

How books became an element of decor ? Well, that place is probably showing the way. If you are looking for literature, pass your way. But if you want to see people reading "for the dummies" while shopping, you won't be disapointed.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Meiss
January 26, 2019|
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Response from lionheart_sg | Reviewed this property |
It is inside the Coex Mall
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Meiss
January 26, 2019|
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Response from shukfunmandyL | Reviewed this property |
The Starfield Library is within the Coex Mall. In Korea, I would suggest the tourist to use the HANCHAO apps because Google is not showing very well in Korea and Busan. I have no choice to install the apps if you need... More
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Jennifer O
October 29, 2018|
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Response from shukfunmandyL | Reviewed this property |
The Library is inside the Mall, it closes at 10pm. The information desk do not provide much information as she said she only knows the information about the mall. If you want to how to leave there, you better search... More
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