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Trade Tower in Gangnam district, Seoul

The Trade Tower in Gangnam district, Seoul, is one of South Korea's tallest buildings. The 54-floor Trade Tower high-rise was built in 1988[1] and stands at 748 feet (228 m). It resembles two quadro-level towers in mirror image of each other. It is part of the COEX complex. Its 52nd floor hosts a restaurant.[2]

Pop CultureEdit

Three seconds into the Gangnam Style music video, the Tower can be seen in the background while PSY is doing his horse-riding dance on the top of ASEM Tower. It can be seen again from far away 1:28 into the video.[3]


  1. ^ "KITA history". Archived from the original on 5 April 2012. Retrieved 5 June 2009.
  2. ^ Marco Polo restaurant on
  3. ^ "There is no gangnam district in Gangnam style music video". MK News. 12 September 2012. Archived from the original on 19 December 2012. Retrieved 5 October 2012.

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