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InterContinental Seoul COEX

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Stefan Kim
Concierge Manager

Welcome to the vibrant city, Seoul & Welcome to InterContinental Seoul COEX! Our employees endearvor to share their experience with our guests who want to know better Seoul and Korea culture. With all our staff, I look forward to welcoming you in Seoul! Thank you.

Things to do
The Perfect Day


Starting a day with watching a beautiful sunrise from the Han River in your room. Just in front of our hotel, there is a temple, named 'Bong Eun Sa', which is secondary one in its size and age in Seoul. Walk inside of this temple and feel the chaste and pure atmosphere of its unique oriental emotion. After taking a walk, stop by one of the famous fancy Korean soup restaurant, BonJuk. They have various kind of Korean traditional soup made by fresh seafood and vegetables as well. We strongly recommend you trying some 'ear shell soup'. Taste is really wonderful and it is also very good for your health and it can be offered special opportunity to have unforgettable memories to you in Seoul.


Visit Insa-dong area. Insa-dong is the street which is lined with hundreds of art galleries & antique shops. They sell all sorts of Korean antiques and traditional souvenirs, and the area looks like a big art museum. You can rest at a traditional Korean tea house, named Yetchatchip. And eat traditional Korean luncheon at the restaurant, Sancheon, which is famous for Korean traditional temple food. We are sure that you could have a memorable moment in Insadong. The Changdeok palace, the place has the beauty of perfect harmony which expresses that human being assimilates nature while nature assimilates human being, so the palace just reflexts our nature-friendly characteristic that shows man is not a being which dominates nature but harmonizes with nature. Also it is the most preserved original shape among existing palaces of Joseon Dynasty. On those scores, Changdeokgung was designated as UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage in Februrry 1997.


To finish the wonderful day in Seoul, we recommend you visiting the N Seoul tower, a landmark of the metropolitan city of Seoul is to be introduced with its new name and look to provide more fun and excitement. Many citizens and foreign tourists have visited the Tower and were taken by the scenic view of the city while also enjoying the nature of Namsan mountain. Seoul Tower is located on the peak of Namsan in Seoul, a city of 10 million people around downtown. You will have an unforgettable experience at N Seoul Tower, the best place to view the city, with its convenient facilities and beautiful surroundings.After that you can go to the Cheonggyecheon Stream. This 5.84km-long stream runs through downtown Seoul. Originally a natural stream, it was filled and covered with asphalt in 1958 to make a road, but following major restoration works that began in July of 2003 and lasting for two years and three months, it has now become a refreshing stream that helps keep downtown Seoul cool. Visitors can walk along the stream and enjoy the numerous nearby attraction, or simply admire th tricking stream from any of the 22 bridges that cross Cheonggyecheon.

Did You Know?
  • The division of Korea into South and North

    The Korean Demilitarized Zone that separates the two Koreas remains heavily guarded.The North Korean population is far more culturally distinct and isolated than the East German population was in the late 1980s. Unlike in East Germany, North Koreans generally cannot receive foreign broadcasting or read foreign publications. In addition, the time period in which the two countries have been divided is longer; Germany was divided for 44 years, whereas the Koreas have been divided for over 60, and have been technically at war for most of that period.

  • Jeju Island

    Jeju Island, also known as the "Island of the Gods," is a popular vacation spot for Koreans and many foreign tourists. It remains one of the top honeymoon destinations for Korean newlyweds. The island's mixture of volcanic rock, frequent rains, and temperate climate, make it very similar to the Hawaiian Islands in the U.S. The island offers visitors a wide range of activities: hiking on Halla-san (South Korea's highest peak), catching sunrises and sunsets over the ocean, viewing majestic waterfalls, riding horses, or just lying around on the sandy beaches.

  • Prepaid Sim Card

    If you want to use your mobile phone in Korea, you can buy the prepaid sim Card in the Airport. You can also purchase a prepaid sim card at the Hotel Concierge as well. You can select the local call and date. You can use for international calling as well. If you need any assistance, please contact the Concierge after you checking in the hotel.

What to Pack