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Whole block underground mall

Under the building at Coex area, Intercontinental hotel, CALT, Hyundai department store, etc... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Huge underground shopping mall

The mall can be reached via 2 subway stations, Samseong and Bongeunsa. Can walk straight via... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Starfield COEX Mall is the largest underground shopping mall in Asia. It carries national and international brands, and offers attractions like an aquarium, a movie theater, and the Kimchi Museum.
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“an aquarium”(27 reviews)
513, Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 06164, South Korea
Samseongdong / COEX
+82 2-6002-5300
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All reviews huge mall an aquarium hyundai department store samseong station intercontinental hotel busy mall gangnam gu international brands bongeunsa temple retail shops food outlets green line k pop lots of shops walk around korean food library
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place carries a cheap dollar store as well as foreign and Korean brands. It has an area to get souvenirs. Picked up some great Korean shoes and clothes. I feel the prices are very comparable to the States but way better quality. The library...More

Thank aswad9
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The prettiest library I’ve ever seen! This library located in the middle of the COEX mall. The library is lovely and in a quiet environment, very modern design!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Under the building at Coex area, Intercontinental hotel, CALT, Hyundai department store, etc. There is a very big shopping mall that you can find almost everything, also with (small) duty free shop This mall you can walk trough any building around, in winter, it's good...More

Thank 837parnk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The mall can be reached via 2 subway stations, Samseong and Bongeunsa. Can walk straight via underground into the mall. With many retail shops, F&B and SM Town (a 6 floors k-pop museum), one can spend hours in here. Special mention to the brilliant library...More

Thank LisaLiaw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have limited time visiting Korea but we made sure to visit Coex. We visited Coex near closing time so we went straight to the library. I love the library, it is a good place just to rest and read. I can spend my entire...More

1  Thank acablyn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to eat and shop. We stayed at a hotel connected to the COEX which made it very convenient/an adventure when we looked for different restaurants for our meals. They have a really interesting library in the middle of the COEX.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Big underground shopping mall with lots of things to do. A lot of restaurants to choose from. There’s also a food court which we tried out. The highlight was the library. A must see!

Thank tn h
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Coex is very huge mall with lots of shops, restaurants and entertainment places like cinema, aquarium etc. However the best thing about this mall is the amazing libaray in the middle of the mall. If you tired after lots of walking at the mall, you...More

1  Thank ucartech
Reviewed October 10, 2018

There's quite a lot to see here, full of shops and restaurants and even the beautiful Starfield Library. It's in a great area, close to many cafes and restaurants and even close to Bongeunsa Temple so to me, this is a must see mall and...More

Thank courtzzzc
Reviewed October 4, 2018

If you have seen the movie Beauty and the Beast, you know the scene where the Beast takes the blindfolded Belle into his library and then, upon removing her blindfold, she looks up and all around and sees this library that stretches as far as...More

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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
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August 29, 2018|
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Response from kikiC-626 | Reviewed this property |
Check out the library in the atrium of the mall.
January 11, 2018|
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Response from Trishlai | Reviewed this property |
I went in December and they had sales all over Korea