For some K-Pop fans, visiting Korea becomes of their biggest dreams. Here are 3 places a k-pop fan should visit if you want to meet idols in Korea.
1. SMTOWN Coex Atrium
For idol fans under SM Entertainment, do not forget to visit SMTOWN Coex Atrium. This place is located in Coex Mall, Samsung-dong, Seoul, South Korea. The SMTOWN Coex Atrium building is already visible from the side of the road as it has a total of 6 floors. Entering this building, k-pop fans were immediately treated to a screen featuring a clip of SM Entertainment idols. On the 2nd floor, there is a SUM Shop, where you can buy a variety of SM Entertainment idol merchandise. On the 3rd floor there is SM TOWN Studio, not infrequently the idols practice dancing and singing here. On the 4th floor, visitors can purchase a variety of food and drinks at LIVErary Café. For floors 5 and 6 there is an SMTOWN Theater where visitors can watch musical and holographic concerts. Panavision large screen, photo box and 3D printing to print mini sculpture are also available on this floor.
2. Idol Agencies
The idol agency is one of the must-see places for K-pop fans. If you are lucky, you can see the idols go in and out of the agency building. Usually the fans are willing to wait idol out of the agency building for hours. You can go to JYP Entertainment the agency of GOT7, TWICE on Cheongdam Station Line No. 7 / Apgujeong Roeo Station Line. Bundang. YG Entertainment, agency from BIGBANG, IKON, WINNER, BLACKPINK is located at 3, Huiujeong-ro 1-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul. SM Entertainment, the agency of Super Junior, SNSD, EXO, Red Velvet and others are located at 423, Apgujeong-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul. Cube Entertainment, an agency of BTOB at 8 Dota-daero 89-gil Gangnam-gu, Seoul and the nearest subway station here is Cheongdam Station Line No. 7. FNC Entertainment is an agency of CN Blue, FT Island, and others located at 46, Dota-daero 85-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul.
3. Café dan Restaurant Owned by Korean Idols
Some Korean idols runs a business besides being a singer. Korean idols often invest their money by making a café and restaurant. The cafes and restaurants belonging to these idols are an allure for their fans. Not infrequently the idols visit their café and restaurant and serve customers directly. If you want to visit cafes and restaurants belonging to Korean idols, here are the names of cafes and restaurants belonging to the idols. JYJ JaeJoong’s Café J Holic in Myeongdong, Super Junior’s KyuHyun De ete Espresso, Super Junior’s EunHyuk BonBon in Guro Chocolat, EXO Kai’s KAMONG Café, Suzy’s Soo Café, and more.