World Trade Center Seoul

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World Trade Center Seoul
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World Trade Center Seoul. L to R: (above) the ASEM Tower, the Trade Tower, and the COEX InterContinental Seoul
Korean name
Hangul 한국종합무역센터
Hanja 韓國世界貿易中心
Revised Romanization Hanguk Jonghammu-yeok Senteo
McCune–Reischauer Hankuk Chonghammu-yŏk Sent'ŏ

World Trade Center Seoul (WTC Seoul) (Hangul: 한국종합무역센터; hanja: 韓國世界貿易中心), commonly known as the COEX, is a building complex centered around the COEX Convention & Exhibition Center on Teheranno in Samseong-dong, Gangnam-gu district of Seoul. It contains the ASEM Tower, the Trade Tower, and the COEX InterContinental Seoul. The 54-story building Trade Tower was built in 1988 with a height of 228 meters (748 feet), and is one of the tallest buildings in South Korea.

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Administration[edit]

The 836-meter (914-yard) section of sidewalk along Yeongdong Boulevard from exit No.5 of Samseong Station on Seoul Subway Line 2, outside Convention & Exhibition Center and ASEM Tower is designated as a smoke-free zone by the Seoul Metropolitan Government.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kang, Michelle (25 May 2012). "Kimchi, liquor on display at unique museums". Joongang Daily. Retrieved 6 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Musical Annex to COEX Opens". Chosun Ilbo. 30 April 2009. Retrieved 28 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Oakwood offers luxurious living". Joongang Daily. 29 November 2011. Retrieved 6 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "Korean TV Drama: Lovers in Paris". Korea Tourism Organization. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  5. ^ Sunwoo, Carla (26 September 2012). "Jung Eun-ji cast in Legally Blonde". Joongang Daily. Retrieved 5 October 2012. 
  6. ^ Kwon, Sang-soo (12 September 2012). "City designates area by COEX as smoke-free". Joongang Daily. Retrieved 5 October 2012. 

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Coordinates: 37°30′37.14″N 127°3′39.46″E / 37.5103167°N 127.0609611°E / 37.5103167; 127.0609611