Best Kpop places to visit in Seoul if you are a Kpop fan
If you’re a K-pop fan, of course Korea is the place for you!
There are a lot of locations to visit and we will give you some suggestions:
1. K-pop Entertainment companies:
Each K-pop group is under a company. You probably already know the big ones like HYBE, YG and SM. All these companies are based in Seoul, so if you’re planning to go, it’s nice to pass by the entertainment companies to see where your favorite idols practice! Of course make sure to only pass by, since you’re not allowed to go into the buildings!
Artists: BTS, Seventeen, ENHYPEN, New Jeans & more…
Location: 42 Hangang-daero, Hangangno 3 (sam)-ga, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
Artists: BLACKPINK, Treasure, Big Bang, iKon & more…
Location: 7 Huiujeong-ro 1-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul
The SamE Cafe (by YG):
The SamE Cafe is right in front of the YG building. You can buy drinks, snacks, and also buy merchandise there. It is a great place to visit if you’re a fan of (one of) the YG artists!
Location: 6-3 Huiujeong-ro 1-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul
Artists: EXO, NCT, SHINee, Aespa, Red Velvet & more…
Location: 83-21 Wangsimni-ro, Seongdong-gu, Seoul
Artists: TWICE, Stray Kids, ITZY, Day6
Location: 205 Gangdong-daero, Gangdong-gu, Seoul
2. K-star road:
The K-star road is a must visit if you’re a K-pop fan! There are “Gangnamdols” for multiple groups like BTS, Kara, EXO and much more. The Gangnamdols have a bear shape and each one has their own design. You can take pretty pictures with them and walk along the road. This road is also well known for the luxury shops and cafes.
Location: 407, Apgujeong-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
3. Statue of Gangnam Style:
Of course everyone knows the famous song Gangnam Style by PSY! Also well known for the popular “horse dance”. In 2016 Gangnam Style got a big bronze statue. The shape of the statue is also the ‘’horse dance’’ pose. If you go stand in the middle of the statue, the song will start playing and then it’s your time to perform!
The Gangnam Style statue is also nearby the COEX Mall so you can go out for shopping too.
Location: 524 Bongeunsa-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
4. K-pop Music Shows:
As a K-pop fan, you probably watched comeback shows and fancams of your favorite idol right? If you’re visiting Seoul, it is also possible to visit them and watch your favorite idol perform in front of you! With KoreaTravelEasy, you can order tickets for SBS The Show every Tuesday!
Come to The Show and find out the is the winner every Tuesday!
5. K-pop dancing and singing experience
Become a K-pop star yourself in Seoul:
With KoreaTravelEasy, it’s possible to have your own K-pop experience in Seoul! You can make your own K-pop song recording or take a K-pop dance class! Now it is your time to shine!
Embark on an unforgettable journey into the world of K-pop with our exciting K-pop dancing and K-pop recording courses! Whether you’re a passionate fan or an aspiring performer, our courses offer a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the vibrant K-pop culture and hone your skills.
In our K-pop dancing course, you’ll learn the energetic choreography and iconic moves that have captivated audiences worldwide. Led by experienced instructors, you’ll receive professional training in various dance styles and techniques, all tailored to the dynamic and expressive nature of K-pop performances.
Gangnam Course and Hongdae Course are available and easy to match with your travel itinerary!
In Gangnam Seoul (Fri, Sat)
In Hongdae Seoul (Mon,Wed,Fri)
If K-pop singing is your passion, our K-pop recording course is the perfect fit. Delve into vocal techniques, pitch control, and performance skills as our instructors guide you through the intricacies of K-pop vocals. Experience the thrill of recording your own K-pop tracks in our state-of-the-art studios, equipped with cutting-edge technology.
Myeongdong Underground Shopping Mall:
Here, in this underground shopping mall, there are multiple K-pop shops where you can fill up your collection! There are shops with unofficial goodies but also shops with official K-pop albums, merchandise and lightsticks. For both old and new stuff, you will definitely find something for your collection. You might be lucky to catch something limited edition as well!
K-pop concerts, fan meetings & award shows:
In Korea, there are multiple shows you can attend. Tickets are selling out really fast though so make sure to keep an eye out for new announcements so you won’t miss out on opportunities to see your favorite idols live!
TIP: Stay tuned on KoreaTravelEasy for upcoming events!
After a comeback, K-pop webshops can announce a Pop-Up store, like Ktown4u did recently with Blackpink Jisoo’s solo album ‘’ME’’. You can go to the location and see it full of decorations and albums of the artist. Their music is playing and you can take a seat and drink while unboxing albums. Most of the fans are going because of the Lucky Draws which are exclusive photocards. For each album you buy, you can push a button and get a random photocard!