The COEX Aquarium (located on the first basement level of COEX) is the largest aquarium in Korea and has over 40,000 sea creatures (650 species) making their homes in tanks of a combined 3,000 tons of water. The Kimchi Museum (on the second underground floor) is also a favorite stop for visitors, detailing the rich history of kimchi, its ingredients, its different types, and its nutritional value. Just a short walk away from the COEX Mall is Bongeunsa Temple, whose beauty is sure to draw visitors in to take a closer look at Buddhism and its foundational role in Korean history.
The COEX Atium is a fantastic stage and theater with a total of 808 seats. Its third floor houses Chakhan Gage (literally, ‘Good Shop’), which aims to promote the environment and the arts through demonstrations by artists and designers, along with various workshops and D.I.Y. programs. To experience Korean traditional culture firsthand, make sure you stop by the Seoul Training Center for Important Intangible Cultural Properties. For a more modern leisure activity, check out Seven Luck Casino, one of the largest casinos in Korea. This state-of-the-art gaming facility is perfect for visitors trying to win back some of their spending money. After all the excitement, relax and unwind with the area’s professional massage and therapy services.
|Vegetarian Restaurants||Saladian (샐러디언)||Gangnam-gu Seoul|
|Korean Food||Pro Ganjang Gejang - Samseong Branch (프로간장게장 - 삼성점)||Gangnam-gu Seoul|
|Bars/ Cafes/ Clubs||Cafe How (하우)||Gangnam-gu Seoul|
|Western Food||Mad for Garlic - Bongeunsaro Branch (매드포갈릭 봉은사로점)||Gangnam-gu Seoul|
|Western Food||Table 34 (테이블34)||Gangnam-gu Seoul|
|Western Food||Cornerstone at Park Hyatt Seoul (파크 하얏트 서울 코너스톤)||Gangnam-gu Seoul|
|Asian Food||Marco Polo (마르코폴로)||Gangnam-gu Seoul|
|Korean Food||Viking Buffet Oakwood Hotel Branch (바이킹뷔페-호텔오크우드점)||Gangnam-gu Seoul|
|Chinese Food||Yongkoong (용궁)||Gangnam-gu Seoul|
|Japanese Food||ELX F&B Akamatsu (아까마쯔)||Gangnam-gu Seoul|