Coex is a business and cultural hub located in the heart of Gangnam, Seoul’s business district. It is a popular entertainment destination in Seoul for both domestic and foreign visitors, and welcomes an average of 150,000 people a day. Asia’s largest underground mall, three five-star hotels, two premier office towers, a department store, a subway station, an airport terminal, and more are all located at Coex.
Coex is also Korea’s top business events destination. The Coex Convention and Exhibition Center itself is a four-floor meetings venue with over 450,000㎡ of total floor space. There are over 200 exhibitions and 2,000 conferences here each year.

Map of Coex

COEX is located in Samseong-dong, which is directly connected to Samseong Station on subway line No. 2

  • Korea World Trade Center, 159 Samseong-dong, Gangnam-gu, 135-731 Seoul, Korea
  • Phone: + 82-2-6000-0114
  • Website:
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Taste of Coex

Bongeunsa Temple
  • Experience communion with Buddhism and cleanse your soul at Bongeunsa in Seoul, which is located in front of the Grand Ballroom of COEX.
    The temple is home to 3,479 Buddhist scriptures of 13 types, including the works of Kim Jeong-hee. The Buddhist ceremony called Jeongdaebulsa is held on the ninth day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar, where monks march carrying the scriptures on their heads and recite the Beopseongge (Buddhist rites).

  • - Address: 531, Bongeunsa-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
  • - Website: Click here
  • - Temple Stay Reservations: Click here

  • If you are a huge fan of Korean POP Music, this will be an experience you won’t want to miss. Famous K-pop group performances await you. Come and see Korean celebrities!

  • - Address: 513, Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul (Samsung Station, Exit 5 or 6)
  • - Admission Fee for Adults: KRW 18,000
  • - Operating Hours: 11:30-21:30 (Admission closes at 21:00)
  • - Website: Click here

COEX Aquarium
  • Over 40,000 sea creatures from 650 different species have been divided into 16 themed zones. A variety of sharks and the largest variety of species in Korea are living in the aquarium.

  • - Floor: B1
  • - Admission Fee for Adults: KRW 28,000
  • - Operating Hours: 10:00-20:00 / Saturdays 10:00-21:00 (Last admission one hour before closing time)
  • - Website: Click here

Beul Madang Library in COEX Mall
  • Mood lighting gently fills the fantastic 13-meter-high shelves. Especially, the first floor offers an independent space where you can view the sunken space on the first basement level and relax while reading a book. There is a variety of cultural events on the theme of books such as artist talk shows and poetry recitals where you can meet with authors, see lectures, and take in book concerts with music.

  • - Floor: B1 and 1F
  • - Address: 513, Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
  • - Website: Click here