Samseong-dong

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Samseong-dong
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul 삼성동
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Samseong-dong
 • McCune–Reischauer Samsŏng-tong
View of skyline from Bongeunsa
View of skyline from Bongeunsa
Samseong dong gangnamgu.PNG
Country South Korea
Area
 • Total 3.19 km2 (1.23 sq mi)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Total 41,171
 • Density 12,906/km2 (33,430/sq mi)

Samseong-Dong is an affluent neighborhood or ward of Gangnam-gu in Seoul, South Korea.[1][2]

The area has a large concentration of upscale shopping malls, popular restaurants and world-renowned hotels such as the Ramada Seoul Hotel and the Hyatt Park Hotel. Samseong-dong is also home to some of Asia's best nightclubs that are frequently patronized by wealthy residents and celebrities. Apart from its nightlife accolades, the COEX mall, the world's largest underground shopping mall, is located in Samseong-dong.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "삼성동 (Samseong-Dong 三成洞)" (in Korean). Doosan encyclopedia. Retrieved 2008-04-14. 
  2. ^ "The origin of the names: Samseong-Dong" (in Korean). Gangnam-gu official site. Retrieved 2008-04-14. 
  3. ^ Rachel Sang-hee Han; Frances Cha (17 December 2012). "13 things you've got to do in Seoul". CNN Travel. Retrieved 26 February 2013. 

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