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Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul삼성동
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanizationSamseong-dong
 • McCune–ReischauerSamsŏng-tong
View of skyline from Bongeunsa
View of skyline from Bongeunsa
Samseong dong gangnamgu.PNG
CountrySouth Korea
 • Total3.19 km2 (1.23 sq mi)
 • Total41,171
 • Density12,906/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 hotels such as the Ramada Seoul Hotel and the Hyatt Park Hotel. Samseong-dong is also home to some nightclubs. Apart from its nightlife, the COEX mall, the world's largest underground shopping mall, is located in Samseong-dong.

It consists of a large apartment complex and a general residential area, and the 56,000-pyeong Seonjeongneung is loved as a resting place for local residents, including a walk.


  • March 1, 1914 Gyeonggi-do District extension (Samseong-ri, Eonju-myeon, Gwangju-gun, Gyeonggi-do)
  • January 1, 1963 Merged from Gyeonggi-do to Sudo-dong, Eonju Branch Office, Seoul
  • May 18, 1970 Sudo-dong renamed as Cheongdam-dong
  • September 1, 1977 Divided from Cheongdam-dong into Samseong-dong
  • September 1, 1985 Samseong-dong divided into Samseong-1-dong, Samseong-2-dong



  • Seoul Bongeun Elementary School
  • Bongeun Middle School
  • Gyeonggi High School


  • Seoul Samneung Elementary School
  • Eonju Middle School



Schools located in Samseong-dong:

  • Bongeun Elementary School
  • Samreung Elementary School
  • Bongeun Middle School
  • Eonju Middle School
  • Kyunggi High School
  • Seoul Jungae School


There are two main transportation methods, subway, and bus.

See also[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. Archived from the original on 2012-07-21. 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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Coordinates: 37°30′50″N 127°03′23″E / 37.5140°N 127.0565°E / 37.5140; 127.0565