Are you a big fan of K-Pop and want to make some special memories in Korea? If you are from outside of Korea, there aren’t many chances to meet K-pop stars although you are a really big K-pop fan. But if you’re in Korea, the hometown of K-pop, there are more chances to dive into the real K-pop world.
Here’s our ultimate guide to how you can experience the genuine K-pop music in different ways. Make unforgettable K-pop memories during your stay in Korea!
1. Hologram Concert
Everyone wants to meet their K-pop stars face to face by going to their concert or fan meetings but it is difficult to meet them as a short term traveler. There isn’t enough time to follow them all the time and there are also so many other things to do and many places to go. For travelers who don’t have much time to spend to catch up on the idols’ schedules, a hologram concert is a great option.
A. K-Live K-Pop Hologram Concert
K-Live is the world’s first dedicated K-pop hologram performance featuring hot K-pop idols and stars like Psy and Big Bang. JYP Nation, which includes Wonder Girls, 2PM and GOT7, has joined the line-up recently, so check it out! For more information, click here.
B. SM Town Hologram Concert & Musical
Never been to any concert of EXO, Super Junior and f(x) before? Head over to SM Town Theater at SM Town Coex Artium! Here you can enjoy concerts and musicals by the stars under SM Entertainment label in holograms like School OZ and Girl Story.
If you’ve missed your favorite SM K-pop stars’ concerts or want to feel the vibes from their concerts again, watch them at Surround Viewing! For details, click here. Along with the theater on the fifth floor, you can also shop at the merchandise shop and take a rest at the cafe on the rest of the floors.
2. Free Korean Music Show
There are 4 major music shows: SBS Inkigayo, MBC Show! Music Core, KBS Music Bank and M net M Countdown. You can watch these popular music shows at the broadcasting centers. You don’t know how to get a free admission to these music shows? It’s a bit complicated but we will let you know how to book it. Give it a shot!
For more details on directions and tips, click here.
3. Idol Family-Owned Restaurants & Cafes
It’s almost a trend now among the Korean celebrities, especially the K-pop idols and their families, to run a restaurant or a cafe. If you’re very very lucky, you might be able to meet your favorite idol.
4. Get Up Close to K-Celebs Wax Figures at Grevin Wax Museum
Looking for an opportunity to see your favorite stars in the flesh ? Well, we’ve got the next best thing which is the Grevin Wax Museum, where you’ll get to “meet” and take photos with life sized wax figures of various celebrities.
Not only that, there’s also a selection of mini games and activities such as playing casino roulette with Brad Pitt or George Clooney or making a wax creation of your face. Check out this link for a great deal on tickets you don’t want to miss out on!
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