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Reviewed January 30, 2019 via mobile

We went here because it is very close with our hotel at myeongdong area. We went here after visit Deoksugung palace. Just for photostop.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TanWidya
Reviewed January 27, 2019

The original Seoul City hall became the Seoul Metropolitan Library and behind it stands the new city hall which is a very exciting and impressive modern building made of glass and steel and where the Seoul Metropolitan Government is based. The new building was completed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed January 16, 2019

Seoul has two City Halls, one old and the other new. The Old City hall which was supposed to be built in 1900s has been now converted into a Library. The new one was open in in 2012 and houses most of the government offices...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank raghu67
Reviewed December 23, 2018

A new ultra-modern city hall has been built and opened in just the past 5-6 years, and is located behind the older original (and Japanese-designed) City Hall. The older City Hall has now been converted into a library. The new City Hall is located behind,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 21, 2018

The City Hall, just a short walk from the City Hall metro station, is a beautiful building. However, I would like to mention that in autumn, please do not miss the stone wall adjacent to Exit 1 of the station. It is a scenic spot...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2018

As an architecture buff, I found Seoul's City Hall to be a most worthwhile stop. The modern 13-story glass-and-steel building opened in 2012 behind the old, stone city hall, now a library. Designed by You Kerl, the new building resembles a huge wave but borrows...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

The original Seoul City Hall, built in 1925 is an example of Imperial Crown Style architecture and served as city hall until 2008. It is now the Seoul Metropolitan Library. It is completely overshadowed by the imposing new City Hall which is often described as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Eyekaytoo
Reviewed October 21, 2018

This transparent building, resembling a tidal wave, is one of most disputed constructions in Seoul, as it does not blend in with the original city hall building (located in the front, now a library). But still, it is a cool building to take a look...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

This wasn't on our planned itinerary, and it turned out to be a surprisingly pleasant experience! It was around 6 PM on a weekday, and we had gone in and taken pictures of the vertical gardens, and this glowing light structure. On our way out,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

We stopped by here to take some pictures in front of the town hall and the "I Seoul U" sign. The building is impressive so yes, definitely do the picture rounds here.

Date of experience: August 2018
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