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Gwangjin is a district located in the eastern-central part of Seoul, South Korea. It sits on the Han River and is a terminus for the Olympic Bridge, which was supposed to commemorate the1988 Olympic games but was not completed until 1990. Gwangjin district was inhabited as early as 57 A.D., during the Three Kingdoms period, as evidenced by findings at Acha Mountain Fortress. Today’s it is a modern and youthful district sporting several shopping centres and two universities. It is very well connected to the city’s public transport system, which makes it a convenient district to visit. 

  • Shop for electronics at Gwangjin’s Techno Mart, a huge techie paradise shopping centre that has 2,000 shops and 8 floors of mobile phones, computers, CD’s and DVD’s and game arcades.
  • Take the kids and go play at Seoul’s Children’s Grand Park, in Gwangjin, where you can visit a zoo, tour a botanical garden, enjoy the rides at the amusement park and splash around at the water playground.
  • Visit Achasanseong Fortress, where you can get an impressive view of Seoul from the 200-metre summit, and learn about the fortress from the historical markers on its paths.

The Incheon International Airport accommodates many domestic and international flights. You can get from this Seoul airport into the city via train, bus or taxicab and connect to other Korean cities by train, including some high-speed routes. Public transportation within the city consists of metro subway, bus and taxicab. The metro is your best bet, as it avoids highway traffic jams and is served by three subway lines and several bus routes. The journey takes about 90 minutes. Once in town, you can see most of Gwangjin’s attractions by walking, as the area is not overly spread out.

Hotels in Gwangjin

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1 The Classic 500 Executive Residence Pentaz Seoul

4 stars
4.7 / 5 3 reviews

90, Neungdong-ro Map

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The Classic 500 Executive Residence Pentaz Seoul is a luxury property offering lavish spaces and favourable location close to points of interest in the bustling South Korea capital. While in Seoul,... More

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We stayed for 1 week! literally fall in love with the spacious apartment, its a SMART IT apartment. we loved the view from our room A1904, mountains and Lake View of Uni Konkuk. below the apartment...
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2 W Seoul Walkerhill

5 stars
4.5 / 5 2 reviews

175, Achaseong-gil Map

Featuring an elegant fusion of comfort, style and convenience through luxurious spaces, plush amenities and chic furnishings, W Seoul Walkerhill Hotel makes for an ideal haven for savvy travellers... More

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3 Sheraton Grande Walkerhill Seoul

5 stars
4.8 / 5 4 reviews

177, Achaseong-gil Map

With understated elegance, sophisticated surroundings and top-notch accommodations, Sheraton Grande Walkerhill Seoul makes for an ideal urban haven in bustling Seoul. This luxury hotel offers easy... More

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4 Riviera Hotel Seoul

4 stars
4.0 / 5 9 reviews

53-7, Chongdam-dong Map

FREE Internet Access & Wi-Fi

Sophisticated and elegant, Riviera Hotel Seoul makes for an ideal urban retreat for discerning business and leisure travellers while in vibrant South Korea capital. This Seoul hotel features chic... More

Nice hotel, not so good restaurant
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5 Amourex Hotel Seoul

3 stars
3.6 / 5

19, Wangsimni-ro 20-gil, Map

FREE Internet Access & Wi-Fi

The Amourex Hotel Seoul features 10 floors and 70 rooms with very eclectic and interesting room decor. The rooms have large flat screen TVs and computer terminal in each room. They also have a... More

6 Aloft Seoul Gangnam

4 stars
5.0 / 5

736, Youngdongdaero Map

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7 Lotte Hotel World Seoul

5 stars
4.1 / 5 7 reviews

40-1, Chamshil-Dong Songpa-Ku Map

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8 InterContinental GRAND SEOUL PARNAS

5 stars
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9 Kimchee Gangnam Guesthouse Seoul

2 stars
3.5 / 5

112-5 Nonhyun-dong, Gangnam-gu Map

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10 Imperial Palace Hotel Seoul

5 stars
3.8 / 5

248-7 Nonhyun Dong Map

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