Central City, located in Banpo-dong, Gangnam-gu, is a high-end lifestyle cultural complex that is often thought of as “a city in the city.” Main landmarks at the complex are Shinsegae Department Store, Marriott Hotel, Central Park, and Millennium Hall, which is mainly used as a venue for weddings and other large events. Convenient facilities include banks, hospitals, investment banks, a post office and a large parking lot.
The Central City building is not only praised for its advanced architecture, but has also become a popular hangout spot for Korean youths. In particular, Marquis Plaza (a high-end luxury shopping mall), Synnara Record music store, Youngpoong Bookstore, Central 6 (a multiplex theater), and a high-tech arcade attract the younger generation, especially on the weekends.
The entire area of Central City measures 430,000㎡ (approximately 130,000 pyeong), and is considered one of the largest single buildings in the country. Over 200,000 people pass through Central City each day as it is a connected to the Express Bus Terminal Station and the Express Bus Terminal.
176, Sinbanpo-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul[Google Map]
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Express Bus Terminal Station (Seoul Subway Line 3), Exit 7.
- Walk for 100 m towards the Shinsegae Department Store.
opendateshopping: Varies by store
opentime: Varies by store
parkingshopping: 1,300 spaces
* Parking fees - 2,000 for the first 30 min and additional 1,000 won for every 10 min afterwards
restdateshopping: Varies by store
saleitem: Varies by store
shopguide: - Young Plaza
- Famille Park
- Famille Garden
- Central Park (Central Terminal – other than Honam Line)
A transportation hub connecting to nationwide express bus lines and subway lines 3, 7, and 9. Automated ticket vendors, ARS reservation services, and other convenient facilities available.
* JW Marriott Hotel
JW Marriott is a super deluxe hotel operated by Marriott International Inc., one of the world’s largest U.S. hotel conglomerates.
* Marquis Thermal Spa & Fitness Club
Marquis Fitness Club is a super-sized sports center which spands over an area of 13,885㎡ (4,200 pyeong). The germanium mineral water comes from a 600 m deep aquifer, containing mineral content of 600 ppm, one of the highest mineral concentrations in the nation.
* Shinsegae Dept. Store
Shinsegae Department Store Gangnam has a total area of 74,250㎡ (around 22,500 pyeong) with 4 basement floors and 10 aboveground floors. The central area is a glass-ceilinged atrium that stretches from the 1st floor to the 10th floor, letting in abundant natural light. Every corner of the department store is decorated with greenery, creating a natural atmosphere.