COEX Shopping Mall and Aquarium - Seoul - South Korea - 11 January 2009 - U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan
COEX Mall is located in Gangnam-gu Seoul, South Korea. Visitors can drive there from Yongsan Garrison in approximately 30-45 minutes. The mall can also be reached via the Seoul subway system, city buses or by taxi.
COEX Mall English Website: www.coexmall.com/language/en/
COEX is one of the largest shopping malls in Seoul. It is also one of the largest malls in Asia covering an area of about 85,000 square meters.
The mall is located at Samseong-dong served by Samseong Station on Seoul Metro Line 2, at the intersection of Teheranno and Yeongdong Dae-ro.
Along with hundreds of shops, the mall houses two food courts, a 16-screen multi-cinema complex, an aquarium attraction, a large bookstore, and the Kimchi Field Museum. It also features a game area which is used to film computer game tournaments (for which South Korea is known) which are broadcast on local television. There are also stages inside and outside the mall which are utilized for public appearances by celebrities and seasonal events.
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U.S. Army Photo by Edward N. Johnson
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