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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...more
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159 Samseong 1-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Samseongdong / COEX
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Coex is an exhibition and shopping centre. The stores range from top end retailers to department stores along with restaurants, a library and movie cinemas. It is a large centre with kids activities like LEGO playland and cafe at Brick Live. There is an...More

Thank handrfraser
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Huge Mall next door to the convention centre. Not too many great pr extraordinary shopping options though. very standard mall affair. good if you are staying next door hotels

Thank YuvaTraveller
Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

A very unique mall that full of books. You can read books here or taking a few photo of this incredible mall. Worth a visit.

Thank Lenny T
Reviewed February 5, 2018 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
Reviewed December 31, 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
Reviewed October 5, 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....

Thank alleclercq
Reviewed September 10, 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

2  Thank ThereseTheTraveller
Reviewed September 4, 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

1  Thank Climber724919
Reviewed August 12, 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.

1  Thank okica18
Reviewed May 24, 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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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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