Top Places To Visit In South Korea If You're A K-Pop Fan

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Han River Park

Han River Park is a favourite spot for both locals and tourists, and it's also a popular location for K-pop fans. Many K-pop music videos and variety shows feature the scenic views of the Han River. The park offers picnic spots, bike rentals, and various recreational activities. 

Han River Park |

Namsan Seoul Tower

Namsan Seoul Tower, a popular tourist spot, often collaborates with K-pop groups for special events and exhibits. The tower offers breathtaking views of Seoul and has an observation deck where fans can leave love locks, including those dedicated to their favorite idols.

Namsan Seoul Tower |

YG Entertainment Headquarters

Located in Mapo-gu, Seoul, the YG Entertainment building is the home base for artists like BLACKPINK, WINNER, and TREASURE. Fans can visit the area to experience the YG vibe and might even spot some idols entering or leaving the building.

YG Entertainment Headquarters | YG

Myeongdong Shopping Street

Myeongdong is a vibrant shopping district in Seoul where fans can find numerous K-pop merchandise shops. Stores like Myeongdong Underground Shopping Center and the Kyobo Bookstore offer a wide range of albums, posters, and other memorabilia.

Myeongdong Shopping Street |

K-Star Road

Located in Gangnam, K-Star Road is a street dedicated to K-pop stars. The road features the "GangnamDol" statues, which are bear sculptures representing various K-pop groups like BTS, EXO, and Girls' Generation. Each statue has unique designs and is a popular photo spot for fans.

K-Star Road |

MBC World

MBC World, located in Sangam-dong, Seoul, is an interactive theme park dedicated to MBC's popular shows and idols. Fans can enjoy VR experiences, hologram concerts, and dance with their favourite stars through augmented reality. 

Sangam-dong |

Dongdaemun Design Plaza

DDP is a cultural hub in Seoul that hosts various K-pop events, including fan meetings, concerts, and showcases. The futuristic architecture of DDP also makes it a popular filming location for music videos and photoshoots. 

Dongdaemun Design Plaza |


Hongdae is a vibrant neighbourhood known for its youthful atmosphere and indie music scene. It is also a popular area for K-pop fans due to the numerous dance academies, themed cafes, and music stores.

Hongdae |

Myeongdong Cathedral

Myeongdong Cathedral is not directly related to K-pop, but it’s a filming location for many K-dramas and music videos. Fans of idol actors and K-pop music videos might recognize this beautiful cathedral, making it a worthy stop on a K-pop pilgrimage.

Myeongdong Cathedral |

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