Residential Areas

1. Hannam-dong & Itaewon
?Hannam-dong, the UN Village vicinity, contains residences of several high ranking Korean officials and
many foreign ambassadors. The Itaewon area, close to the Yongsan U.S. military garrison, is dotted with
apartments, villas and large houses with gardens.

2. Seongbuk-dong
The big advantage of living in Seongbuk-dong is its beautiful surroundings and cleaner atmosphere, as the
hilly area is located near the wooded Mt. Bukhansan.

3. Pyeongchang-dong
Situated within walking distance of Bukhansan National Park, it boasts fresh air and scenic beauty.

4. Yeonhui-dong
Living in Yeonhui-dong offers advantages such as proximity to Seoul Foreign School, the British School
and the Chinese School.

5. Bangbae-dong
Bangbae-dong is one of the locations that foreigners prefer to live in, particularly French people, as the
French school lies there.

6. Gangnam & Apgujeong-dong
These areas are very popular with wealthy Koreans. Besides, many multinational corporations are located
in the Gangnam area.

7. Olympic Park Area
There are several apartment complexes that were built for the Olympic athletes in 1988.

Area
Type
Monthly Payment
Majority Resident
Itaewon
Hannam-dong
Dongbinggo-dong
Flat (over 100 m2)
Detached House
  (400m2-660m2)
Villa (165m2-130m2)
Villa (65m2-130m2)

Detached House:
800-1,200 Villa: 200-900
Worldwide
Dongbuichon-dong
Seobuichon-dong
. Flat (80m2-140m2)
200-400(Jeonsea)
Japanese
Seongbuk-dong
Pyengchang-dong
Yeonhui-dong
Detached House
  (260m2-430m2)
Villa (130m2-230m2)
Detached House:
800-1,300Villa: 350-500
American & European
Bangbae-dong
Banpo-dong
Detached House
  (400m2-660m2)
Villa (165m2-330m2)
Detached House:
700-1,000Villa: 350-8,500
French