Gangnam K-Star Road

by magazine on 2016-10-14 12:32:36

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Gangnam K-Star Road,

the source of the Korean wave from the past to the present.








 <'SNSD' YURI & Gangnamdol >





EXO, Super Junior, Girls' Generation, SHINee, BTS (Bangtan Boys), Miss A, etc...


How amazing would it be if you met all of the Korean wave stars in one place?


What if you bump into them while going to work?


Does the anticipation make your heart pound?


This is all possible along K-Star Road, the birthplace of many Korean wave stars.


Why don’t you walk around Abbey Road of Gangnam, K-Star Road?





<Gangnamdols on K-Star Road>





K-Star Road





As you get off at Apgujeong-Rodeo Station (Bundang Line), Exit 2,


you can find the GangnamDol, a symbolic sculpture of the K-Star Road,


with the images of famous K-pop groups from SM, JYP, and FNC printed on a human-scale tiger doll.


17 Gangnamdols are placed along K-Star Road, which is most-frequented by avid K-pop fans taking souvenir photos. 








Gangnamdol House





At the pop-up store of 'Gangnamdol House', you can get a leaflet about ‘K-Star Road,'


which introduces restaurants and shops where Hallyu stars often visit.


Moreover, you can buy miniatures of Gangnamdols. 









A hub of Hallyu





Gangnam-gu is ready to host various kinds of events on the road to attract more visitors.


In the case of SM entertainment,


it will open its Celebrity center in Chungdam-dong


to the public for free once a week starting from the end of October.


You may catch a glimpse of the performances of SM K-Pop trainees at their rehearsal studio.


SM may deliver a lesson for K-Pop dance moves for free for 100 foreign visitors. 





<K-pop concert on Yeongdong Daero>









Tip: Jump onboard the Gangnam City Tour Bus!





Starting at Gangnam Station, a trolley bus will take you to major tourist attractions,


such as Seonjeongneung (Tomb), Bongeunsa Temple, COEX, K-Star Road, Sinsa-dong, Garosu-gil, Some Sevit, and Seorae Village.


It then returns back to Gangnam Station.


If you want to explore Gangnam, this city tour bus will definitely be the best option for you.





Image credit : Gangnam-gu Office




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