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COEX Center

159 Samseong 1-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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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, Cinema, Musical Theater and other facilities and amenities designed to provide memorable tourist experience are all located in one place, Coex complex.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good44%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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159 Samseong 1-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Samseongdong / COEX
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Reviewed 24 May 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

Thank tanchinhui
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I heard a lot about the COEX mall beforehand and travelled a fair distance on metro to see it for myself. Disappointed. Just a big mall with an aquarium in it.

1  Thank Dr_Liaqat
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Here you have everything in one place: delicious food (authentic Korean) and endless shopping for affordable brands. If you are a tourist, remember to request the tax free purchases!

Thank draghignazzo
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

A ery big Center with lots of shops and food places.. they have a big theatre and an aquarium. . The aquarium closes jist before 8 PM The shops around 10 Lots of food variety. . Its all in basements. . Underground mall..

Thank mujamai
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Well if you are in the neighbourhood.. yea sure look in you'll find an aquarium, great cinema Megabox, loads of shopping Centers and food places. It's a high end place where prices are a bit high. So it's not an absolute waste but if I...More

Thank Mahwish Z
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is Korea's largest exhibition venue, many exhibition halls, a convention center and meeting rooms. There are other additional facilities, including a hotel, casino, underground shopping mall, museums and an aquarium. Subway Line 2, Samseong Station

Thank travelercass
Reviewed 13 February 2017

There is a post office, Intercontinental Hotel, shops and food court...etc inside Coex and I was there by subway. Stayed warm with the indoor shopping.

1  Thank Quack H
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Coex has been renovated a few years ago and now I have mixed feelings. In the past, it was way easier to navigate around and shop while avoiding the hot or cold weather outside. I like how it is much cleaner and modern but the...More

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Wear walking shoes and be prepared to get lost and be told by the information to go in clock directions. Go straight at one o'clock for your escalator. It's been bought over by Shinsegae group and renamed the Starfield COEX but still an awful concept...More

Thank Esquiline
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

I have been to a lot of large malls in my time, including the Dubai Mall, but this labyrinth is a confusing hodge podge of hallways lined with stores, without any apparent structure or thought given to it. It is worse than IKEA for getting...More

Thank twicked
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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