Teheran-ro (Street)

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Teheran-ro was named after Seoul’s sister city, Iran’s capital, Teheran.
Most of Korea’s major corporations are located here, lighting up the night sky. You can experience traditional Korean culture at the Korea Cultural House, enjoy great performances at the LG Art Center.
If you feel like you haven’t gotten a sense about what Korea is all about, then Teheran-ro is the place to come!

Teheran-ro (Street) - .

Teheran-ro was named after Seoul's sister city, Tehran, the capital of Iran. As a hub of Korean IT industry, Teheran-ro is a very exotic naming in Korean streets.

Teheran-ro was named after Seoul's sister city, Tehran, which is the capital of Iran. Most of Korea's major corporations are located here, lighting up the night view of the sky. You can experience traditional Korean culture at Korea Cultural House and enjoy great performances at LG Art Center.

Teheran-ro has been called the center of Korean IT industry since 1995. Many IT venture companies, such as Ahn Lab, THRU-net, Netian, etc selected Teheran-ro area for their offices. It is often called as Teheran Valley, named after Silicon Valley of California.

Representative landmarks of Teheran-ro include LG Art Center and Gangnam Finance Center. LG Art Center is the cultural hub in the middle of Gangnam where we can appreciate quality performances. POSCO Tower is also famous for its outdoor art piece named ‘Amabel’ of Frank Stella. Inside the tower, POSCO Art Museum((www.poscoartmuseum.org) is housed with the collection of ‘Cheori Cheolcheol-TV Chandelier, TV Tree’ by Nam June Paik.

If you feel like you haven't gotten a sense about what Korea is all about, then Teheran-ro is the place for you to come!

Address: Teheran-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul Street running from Gangnam Station to Samseong Station
Direction: Line 2 Gangnam Station, Yeoksam Station, Seolleung Station

After your interesting day, filled with cultural experiences, Teheran-ro is a great place to pick up all those, souvenirs, accessories, books, and fashion items that you need. Come and enjoy some of Seoul’s most enjoyable shopping.

C-1. COEX MALL

COEX MALL - Teheran-ro

Always exciting and fun, this multi-purpose shopping mall is great for shopping, eating, and entertainment.

  • TIME : 10:30 A.M.~10:00 P.M.
  • TEL : 02-6000-0114
  • ADDRESS : 159 SAMSEONG 1-DONG, GANGNAM-GU, SEOUL(SAMSEONG STN. EXIT 4,5)

C-2. HYUNDAI DEPT. STORE - COEX Branch

HYUNDAI DEPT. STORE COEX Branch - Teheran-ro

Department store located in Teheran-ro, the center of Gangnam.

  • TIME : 10:30 A.M.~8:00 P.M.
  • TEL : 02-552-2233
  • ADDRESS : 159-7 SAMSEONG-DONG, GANGNAM-GU, SEOUL

C-3. GANGNAM STATION UNDERGROUND SHOPPING MALL

GANGNAM STATION UNDERGROUND SHOPPING MALL - Teheran-ro

Get trendy fashion items at amazingly affordable prices right at the Gangnam subway station.

  • TIME : 10:00 A.M.~10:00 P.M.
  • TEL : 02-553-1898
  • ADDRESS : 821-1 YEOKSAM-DONG, GANGNAM-GU, SEOUL

C-4. U-STREET

U-STREET - Teheran-ro

Gangnam’s main shopping street is always filled with Seoul’s energetic youth.

  • ADDRESS : YEOKSAM-DONG, GANGNAM-GU, SEOUL

So, you’re getting tired of just watching Seoul’s culture from a passive distance?
Well, jump in and enjoy some of most interesting hands-on programs in Seoul.
Here, in Teheran-ro you can get a little closer to Korean culture!

D-1. KOREA CULTURAL HOUSE (KOUS)

KOREA CULTURE HOUSE (KOUS) - Teheran-ro

Experience and learn about traditional Korean culture. On offer are handson cultural experiences, art performances and other cultural activities.

  • TIME : VARIES DEPEND ON THE PEFORMANCE TIME
  • TEL : 02-3011-1788
  • WEB : www.kous.co.kr
  • ADDRESS : 944-2 DAECHI-DONG, GANGNAM-GU, SEOUL

D-2. LG ARTS CENTER

LG ART CENTER - Teheran-ro

A world-class multi-purpose theater.

  • TIME : 9:00 A.M.~6:00 P.M.
  • TEL : 02-2005-0114
  • WEB : www.lgart.com
  • ADDRESS : 679 YEOKSAM-DONG, GANGNAM-GU, SEOUL

D-3. COEX AQUARIUM

COEX AQUARIUM - Teheran-ro

An indoor aquarium to enjoy with your family and friends.

  • TIME : 10:00 A.M.~8:00 P.M. (LAST ADMISSION AT 7:00 P.M.)
  • TEL : 02-6002-6200
  • ADDRESS : 159 SAMSEONG-DONG, GANGNAM-GU, SEOUL

D-4. GANGNAM STATION M STAGE

 

A stage in Gangnam station for performances and events.

  • TIME : VARIES DEPEND ON THE PEFORMANCE TIME
  • ADDRESS : YEOKSAM-DONG, GANGNAM-GU, SEOUL (GANGNAM STN. EXIT 11,12)

 

 

The buildings, here, are filled with hard-working Seoulites. Seoul’s workers provide a bright and romantic energy that lights up the night sky. Try to come on clearer days when the views are at the their best. Listed below are some of the best places to enjoy Gangnam’s sparkling night skyline.

E-1. SKYLOUNGE at The Intercontinental Hotel COEX

SKYLOUNGE at The Intercontinental Hotel COEX - Teheran-ro

Come here for an expansive view of the night skyline. The bar opens till 1 am.

  • TIME : 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 A.M.
  • PRICE : FROM 50,000 WON
  • TEL : 02-3452-2500
  • ADDRESS : 30F INTERCONTINENTAL SEOUL COEX, 159 SAMSEONG-DONG, GANGNAM-GU, SEOUL

E-2. TABLE 34

TABLE 34 - Teheran-ro

A western restaurant at the Intercontinental Hotel with a stylish interior and extensive wine menu.

  • TIME : LUNCH 12:00 P.M.~2:30 P.M. Break time 15:00~18:00/WEEKDAYS / BRUNCH 11:00 A.M.~2:30 P.M. WEEKENDS & HOLIDAYS / DINNER 11:00 A.M.~10:00 P.M. Break time 14:30~18:00
  • TEL : 02-559-7631
  • ADDRESS : 34F GRAND INTERCONTINENTAL SEOUL PARNAS, 159-8 SAMSEONG-DONG, GANGNAM-GU, SEOUL

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