Destination guide

Why people love visiting culturally rich Gangnam

Take a vacation to Gangnam and enjoy the area's temples, museums and culture. Renowned for its shopping, restaurants and bars, this city welcomes all visitors. Take in top local attractions like COEX Convention and Exhibition Center and Seonjeongneung Royal Tombs. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Gangnam

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Gangnam a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • SMTOWN coexartium (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • COEX Aquarium (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Kidzania (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Lotte World (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Ttukseom Hangang Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Singu Daehak Arboretum (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Gangnam

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Gangnam is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Seonjeongneung Royal Tombs (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Namsan Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Yangjae Citizens' Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Cultural Art Park (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Songpa Naru Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Dosan Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Gangnam

The nearest airport is in Seoul (GMP-Gimpo Intl.), located 15 mi (24.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Seoul (ICN-Incheon Intl.), which is 33.5 mi (53.9 km) away.

It's easy to get around Gangnam by jumping on the metro at Guryong Station, Gaepo-dong Station or Dogok Station.

Where to stay around Gangnam-gu, Seoul?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 41 vacation rentals near Gangnam-gu. From 16 house rentals to 22 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Gangnam-gu for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Gangnam-gu?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Gangnam-gu:

  • Jongno- ga-dong: 33 vacation rentals
  • Myeong-dong: 32 vacation rentals
  • Itaewon-dong: 21 vacation rentals
  • Mapo-gu: 111 vacation rentals
  • Songpa-gu: 29 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Gangnam-gu?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Gangnam-gu. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Samsung Tower Palace: 302 vacation rentals
  • Seolleung Park: 304 vacation rentals
  • Seven Luck Casino Seoul Gangnam Branch: 303 vacation rentals
  • Apgujeong Rodeo Street: 303 vacation rentals
  • Coreana Art & Culture Complex: 304 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gangnam-gu listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Gangnam-gu?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 16 Houses in Gangnam-gu. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gangnam-gu include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 22 rentals available
  • Studios: 23 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Gangnam-gu?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 39 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Gangnam-gu. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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