Town Tour

Yeoksam-dong was named after Yeoksam-ri that combined the three villages of Maljukgeori, Utbangadari, and Aretbangadari, which were famous for horse station. In this area many historical relics were excavated, such as patternless earthenware, semicircular knife, and so on. According to the relics, it is known that people lived along the Han River basin from long time ago.


  • Kukkiwon
    Address : 635Yeoksam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea
    Contact :02-567-1058~9
    Registered date : 2010-10-16 21:56:49.0
    Recommendation: 824, Hits: 3937
    Kukkiwon opened on Novemebr 19th, 1971. The area is 2369㎡(B1, G3) to accommodate 3,000 people. It has sports facilities and hold World Taekwondo Contests to contribute to enhance national prestige. The headquarter of 162 Associations of the World Taekowndo is held here. To inform traditional mind and technology of Taekwondo to the world, they have a council of technology to work in international cooperation, research, evaluation, demonstration, and others. They also supervise various events such as judging class of Taekwondo, local contests, teaching education, foreigner training, belt test competition, Seungpum evaluation contest, drill test for honored guest from other countries, and many other events.
  • SON ’s HOME
    Address : 740-8 Yeoksam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea
    Contact :02-562-6829
    Registered date : 2010-10-16 22:21:41.0
    Recommendation: 875, Hits: 4079
    House of Son family which opened as a place of cultural family experience for foreigners. Foreigners who are interested in Korea are able to see the sincere life of Koreans at this place. People visiting Son’s home can make Kimchi with the mother, wear Hanbok to learn Jangu, or grind the Four Gracious Plants to eat, and many other new experiences that have not been explored with a typical Korean family.
  • LG Art Center
    Address : 679 Yeoksam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea
    Contact :02-2005-0114
    Registered date : 2010-10-16 22:37:13.0
    Recommendation: 829, Hits: 4105
    LG Art Center is located in Yeoksam-dong sageori. It is the center with a cutting edge equipments to perform music, dance, plays, musicals, and all kinds of performing arts.
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