Walk around Samseong-dong – Seoul, South Korea
Samseong-Dong is an affluent neighborhood or ward of Gangnam-gu in Seoul, South Korea.
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.
Bongeunsa (봉은사) is a Buddhist temple located in Samseong-dong, Gangnam-gu in Seoul.
It was founded in 794 during the reign of King Wonseong by State Preceptor Yeonhoe (연회), then the highest ranking monk of Silla.
The temple was originally named Gyeonseongsa (견성사).
It is located on the slope of Sudo Mountain, across the street from the COEX Mall.