[Travel Weekly] A four-floor facility that recently opened in Seoul’s Jung District is designed to offer visitors access to “all things related to tourism in Korea,” according to the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO).
The K-Style Hub’s second floor houses a Tourist Information Center, featuring a cafe and tour information in Korean, English, Japanese and Chinese. The center also offers air and rail ticket sales and consultation on medical tourism, according to the KTO.
For fans of Korean pop culture, the Hallyu Experience on the second floor offers photo opportunities with film, TV and music stars via Augmented Reality technology, according to the KTO. Another section on the second floor highlights PyeongChang as the host of the 2018 Winter Olympics.
On the third and fourth floors, visitors will find areas dedicated to Korean cuisine, with opportunities to sample, purchase and make traditional foods.
The third-floor Food Exhibition Hall features displays of earthenware and traditional Korean ingredients as well as exhibits about culinary customs.
The Food Experience Hall on the fourth floor holds classes for both beginning and advanced cooks.
The fifth floor houses the Art Market Hall, selling foods, crafts and other “top Korean products,” the KTO said.
The K-Style Hub’s Tourist Information Center is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily; facilities on the third through fifth floors are open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays.
<Featured Image from Travel Weekly: On the K-Style Hub’s third and fourth floors, visitors can learn about traditional Korean foods and take cooking lessons.>