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For other places with the same name, see Samseong-dong (disambiguation).
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
 • 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. A part from it's nightlife accolades, the COEX mall, the world's largest underground shopping mall, is located in Samseong-dong.



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  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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