Citizens Hall Information Center, Seoul Tourist Information Center
A general information center that introduces and provides information on the Citizens Hall along with a tourist information center where you can get information on cultural tourism and travel in Seoul.
A special exhibition space that allows visitors to view video images with the theme of Seoul and the lives of its citizens on multiple monitors installed on the plaza ceiling.
Gungisi Relics Exhibition Hall
A space that exhibits 143 Gungisi-related relics, including 45 Gungisi relics from the Joseon dynasty and modern building site as well as the Bullanggijapo (Treasure No. 861-2) artillery for the Joseon dynasty. It provides an opportunity for citizens to experience history by restoring the remains of Gungisi-related building sites and stone sheath as they were at the excavation site.
Located next to the stone steps on the 1st basement floor of the Seoul City Hall, this bookstore sells Seoul-related books and books published by the city of Seoul. Currently, Seoul Bookstore is managed and operated by the Seoul Dongbu Bookstore Cooperative. This cooperative is taking the lead in improving the reading culture and disseminating historical culture by signing an exclusive distributor agreement with the Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) in 2014 for municipal publications as well as a consignment agreement with the Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture (SFAC) for operating the Seoul Bookstore within the Citizens Hall.
Fair Trade Shop Jigoomaeul
Jigoomaeul is a fair trade shop. Fair trade is a global civic movement that works together to overcome the poverty of farmers, workers, and producers in underdeveloped countries through fair and ethical trades, an ethical consumption movement that reflects on the conduct of the free trade market that sacrifices people and the environment only for profit, and a social-economic movement aiming for a sustainable alternative society.
I Market Seoul U
I Market Seoul U is a joint exhibition center supported by the city of Seoul and prepared by the Small Business Agency (SBA) for distribution and market support for socially-cared companies. It was opened as a shop for small enterprises in the major business district in Seoul when the city of Seoul signed a consignment with SBA in August 2012. In January 2013, the first I Market Seoul U store was opened in the basement of the new building of Seoul City Hall and has become a major socially-cared enterprise shop visited by over 10,000 citizens. I Market Seoul U opened its second store in Cheongdam-dong, the center of Gangnam, and its third store in Seongbuk-gu. I Market Seoul U is striving to improve the brand of small enterprises by implementing stylish store interiors to meet customers’ expectations. The Seoul SMG and SBA continue to strive to expand the market for excellent small enterprise products by cooperating with external private companies and public institutions beyond I Market Seoul U stores.
All proceeds of I Market Seoul U are reinvested in small enterprises.
Refers to small enterprises with less than 50 employees, including youth companies, women-owned companies and social enterprises, that create social values.
Citizens Hall (B1F)
Approx. 215 m2
Events, test stores
Status of I Market Seoul U store at Citizens Hall
|Category||Cultural products(handicrafts, stationery)||Accessory products(wallets, bags)||Household products(bedroom, kitchen)||Beauty/design(cosmetics, design products)||Miscellaneous products(idea products, etc.)|
Smart Seoul Exhibition Hall
A space where you can learn about smart city services in the citizens' daily lives with the theme of “Seoul, a city where citizens’ lives are changed based on data.” It comprises four themes: “Collecting Seoul,” “Discovering Seoul,” “Changing citizens’ lives,” and “Make it together.”