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[Korea] Gangnam Tour Introduces Trolleybus

  • Date12/13/2013
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▲Picture of Gangnam Trolleybus •Photo Credit: Gangnam-gu Office

Gangnam-gu Office will soon begin operating a special trolleybus created for its Gangnam Tour, for the first time in Korea.

Equipped with 16 wide and comfortable seats as well as WiFi service, the bus has a video on demand system in Korean, English, Japanese and Chinese for each passenger. Departing from Gangnam’s Tourist Information Center, the trolleybus will travel through Apgujeong Rodeo Street, Bongeunsa Temple, Sinsadong Garosu-gil Road and other tourist spots in Gangnam.

Trolleybus tours will begin on December 24, 2013. Bus fare is 12,000 won for adults, 10,000 won for teens and 6,000 won for kids for a one-day pass. Domestic and international credit cards will be accepted forms of payment, in addition to cash payments in U.S. dollars, Japanese yen, and Chinese yuan.

Please contact Gangnam TIC’s city tour information desk (+82-2-3448-5519) for further inquiries.

More info

<Gangnam City Tour _ Trolleybus>

First operation date: December 24, 2013
Operation schedule: 12 times a day (09:00 – 20:00)/ one-hour intervals
Pass fare
One-day pass 12,000 won for adults/ 10,000 won for teens/ 6,000 won for kids
Two-day pass 18,000 won for adults/ 15,000 won for teens/ 10,000 won for kids
One-time pass 4,000 won for adults/ 3,000 won for teens and kids
Where to buy the pass: City tour information desk inside Gangnam TIC or when boarding the trolleybus at each bus stop
Homepage: (Korean)
    ※Foreign language homepages will be available in late December
Directions to Gangnam TIC: Get off at Apgujeong Station (Seoul Subway Line 3), exit 6, go straight for 150 meters (2 min on foot)
Inquiries: +82-2-3448-5519 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
1330 Korea Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
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Tip. Free trolleybus ride (December 12 – 23)
Gangnam TIC city tour information desk team is currently gathering free trolleybus ride participants. If you are interested in this new tour bus, keep it in your mind that it operates three times a day (10:00, 14:00, 16:00).
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Tourist Information Center Opens in Gangnam!
Seoul City Tour
Gangnam Tour

Courtesy of Gangnam-gu Office

※The trolleybus course has not yet been finalized. Please verify the route on the tour homepage or by calling the information desk after December 23.