If you are an K-POP Fans, you’ve probably heard of MBC World and SMTOWN Coex Artium. MBC World is located at MBC headquarters in Sangam-dong, northern Seoul, “MBC World” aims to offer an entertaining attraction to tourists visiting Korea and fill the void for immersive hallyu experiences.
Many tourists come to the country pursuing their love for hallyu content, but find that few Hallyu-related activities are available, and simply end up shopping instead, MBC said in a press release.
At MBC world, South Korea’s first broadcasting theme park, you can have the special experience of dancing and singing with the star, and becoming the main character of dramas. Experiences of virtual reality, dance experience studio and hologram stages are especially popular.
After the tour, you can see the greeting of Hallyu stars and digital autographs. The popular programs of “Show! Music Core,” “Infinite Challenge” and “Radio Star” are being made in the MBC Global Media Center, and you can look forward to meeting the Hallyu stars.
MBC World Opening Hours
10:00 to 18:00
Monday to one operates seven days a week. (Except New Year / Chuseok day )
※ You can entrance before 2hours from closing time
Operating 9 times a day, and as for admission, you can entrance from 10:00am every 30 minutes.
It takes about 90 minutes for one tour.
Start time 10:00am
The 2nd round 10:30am
The 3rd round 11:00am
The 4th round 13:30pm
The 5th round 14:00pm
The 6th round 14:30pm
The 7th round 15:00pm
The 8th round 15:30pm
The 9th round 16:00pm
(12:30 to 13:30 for lunch and you can not entrance)
MBC World Address
03925 267, Seongam-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul, Korea
MBC World Access
Subway Digital Media City Station (subway line 6, Airport Railroad line, Gyeongui-Jungang line) exit 9, roughly 10 min. away on foot
MBC World Admission
Adult 18.000 won
Youth 13.000 won
and I also meet a new Idol, NEW KIDD from JFLO Entertaiment. JFLO is a new agency founded in 2016 by CEO Jung Jun and their first trainee is Jin Kwon and Yun Min. They set to debut in 2017 and they were introduced via youtube in the early 2017.
New Kidd (뉴키드) is a 7 member group under J-FLO Entertainment. The group consists of: Jinkwon, Ji Hansol, Choi Jiann, Yunmin, Woochul, Kang Seungchan, and Hwi. New Kidd officially debuted on April 25, 2019.
New Kidd Official Accounts:
SMTOWN at COEX Artium is composed of SMTOWN STUDIO, a virtual space offering visitors a glimpse into the real educational experience of SM artists, SMTOWN LIVErary CAFÉ, and SMTOWN THEATRE, featuring a large-scale Panavision screen where visitors can enjoy a mix of holographic and live performances.
Venue : SMTOWN@coexartium (513, Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul)
SMTOWN Access :
Get off at Samsung Station on Seoul subway line 2, then take exit 6 and walk for 4minutes
Below are some photos from the awesome SMTOWN Museum. Check out!
SM artists’ albums, photo books, stage outfits, props, and more were displayed inside the museum for K-Pop lovers to enjoy!
Experience everything about hallyu artist at SMTOWN, the center of hallyu. You can look around studios, a hologram theater, a life-style shop and more, where hallyu starts are created. You may incidentally meet your favorite hallyu star during tours. A professional photographer is available to take photos of visitors, which will be an unforgettable memory.