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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The City Hall, just a short walk from the City Hall metro station, is a beautiful building. However, I would like to mention that in autumn, please do not miss the stone wall adjacent to Exit 1 of the station. It is a scenic spot...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank yipjcs88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As an architecture buff, I found Seoul's City Hall to be a most worthwhile stop. The modern 13-story glass-and-steel building opened in 2012 behind the old, stone city hall, now a library. Designed by You Kerl, the new building resembles a huge wave but borrows...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

The original Seoul City Hall, built in 1925 is an example of Imperial Crown Style architecture and served as city hall until 2008. It is now the Seoul Metropolitan Library. It is completely overshadowed by the imposing new City Hall which is often described as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Eyekaytoo
Reviewed 21 October 2018

This transparent building, resembling a tidal wave, is one of most disputed constructions in Seoul, as it does not blend in with the original city hall building (located in the front, now a library). But still, it is a cool building to take a look...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TravelingLia
Reviewed 8 September 2018

This wasn't on our planned itinerary, and it turned out to be a surprisingly pleasant experience! It was around 6 PM on a weekday, and we had gone in and taken pictures of the vertical gardens, and this glowing light structure. On our way out,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

We stopped by here to take some pictures in front of the town hall and the "I Seoul U" sign. The building is impressive so yes, definitely do the picture rounds here.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank highimpactuk
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We were very impressed with the people in Seoul and they suggested that we visit the east coast and the Olympic village there. They are very industrious and technology advanced (Always had internet and cell phone connections where ever we where.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank bjmac02
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

There is a plaza in front of the building where you should get your photo moment when in Seoul. There were people setting up booths and stage for some event.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank KhiamYeongH
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Love this place so many thing you can do and good place to eat shopping and have a lot cute coffee shop ! To take MRT or Bus in Seoul very easy and fast very safe here I do love this city very much I...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank calvinfame
Reviewed 28 May 2018

The Seoul City Hall was just a 5-10 minute walk from my hotel. I walked by it several times, but never stopped in. Unfortunately, today is a Monday and most tourist attractions are closed in Seoul on Mondays and so was the visit of the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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