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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very transit of people and motorvehculs, meny way to go best by subway, many atractions has fee, But not expensive, a must,

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 575richardm575
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The older and original City Hall was built during the Japanese Occupation in 1925 and served until liberation in 1945.The more modern building to one side was built in 2008. Both are interesting buildings in the heart of Seoul.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 28 August 2019

This is a glass building behind the old city hall. It looks expensive. But, I don't get much architectural beauty. There's a public zone in the basement floor. It's good to visit for an hour.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 590jhl
Reviewed 14 August 2019

Seoul City Hall is not an attraction in its own right, although the architecture is very interesting. It resembles a large glass tsunami. It makes an interesting side visit along with Seoul Plaza and Seoul Metropolitan Library (the old city Hall), whilst visiting the nearby...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Jane C
Reviewed 4 July 2019

Apparently, there are 2 City halls, the new and old. The old city hall is now a Seoul Metropolitan Library while the new city hall, which is next to it, is a modern impressive architecture. They are located in front of the Seoul Plaza, a...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed 20 June 2019

The new Seoul City Hall is, indeed, an interesting architectural structure -- but if one's time is short when visiting Seoul, a visit inside is not required.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Linda K
Reviewed 31 May 2019 via mobile

We did not get a chance to go there for long but our hotel was right next to the City Hall square so we passed by quiet often. The buildings are impressive and we liked the vibe overall. Definitely worth a stop - esp when...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank BMilano
Reviewed 30 January 2019 via mobile

We went here because it is very close with our hotel at myeongdong area. We went here after visit Deoksugung palace. Just for photostop.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TanWidya
Reviewed 28 January 2019

The original Seoul City hall became the Seoul Metropolitan Library and behind it stands the new city hall which is a very exciting and impressive modern building made of glass and steel and where the Seoul Metropolitan Government is based. The new building was completed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank SurfingWild
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Seoul has two City Halls, one old and the other new. The Old City hall which was supposed to be built in 1900s has been now converted into a Library. The new one was open in in 2012 and houses most of the government offices...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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