1st Basement Level
Citizens Hall & Seoul City Tourism Information Center
A comprehensive information center introduces the facilities of Citizens Hall, programs, and application processes and also features a tourism information center offering tour and performance information for Seoul City.
Citizens Hall Gallery
Various special exhibitions of paintings, installation art, cartoons, and recycled art works are planned under diverse themes once or twice each month.
Media Wall and Scratch Table
This media wall equipped with 66 monitors displays videos and presents citizen-participatory projects. Citizens’ artworks created at the scratch table located in front of the media wall are displayed on the monitors in real time.
This special exhibition space consists of several monitors installed on the ceiling of the Plaza. They display images of Seoul City and images of Seoul Citizens’ daily life.
This gallery shares the history of Seoul, the construction process of the new City Hall building, and many other stories about Seoul.
This exhibition space is equipped with a surround sound system to enable citizens to appreciate resonant or reverberating sounds, symbolizing Citizens Hall’s function as a "courtyard” where citizens’ voices are heard.
This open space designed for relaxation and meetings holds various programs such as the Vitality Concert, and Saturdays Are for Visiting Citizens Hall! (cheong (聽)).
Gungisi Relics Exhibition Hall
This exhibition hall displays some 590 artifacts including the sites of 45 buildings ranging from the Joseon Dynasty to modern times, and a bullanggijapo (the breech of a portable cannon of the Joseon Dynasty, Treasure No. 861-2), all of which were excavated during the construction of Seoul City Hall. The restored sites enable visitors to experience and understand various aspects of Korean history.
Citizens Plaza (B1)
Citizens Plaza, the largest multi-purpose space of Citizens Hall, is a venue for various citizen-participatory events such as the Sharing Housekeeping Market, Danuri Day, and exhibitions.
2nd Basement Level
Taepyeong Hall, which is a replica of the Taepyeong Hall of the old Seoul City Hall, holds various citizen-participatory activities including the "small but meaningful Citizens Hall Wedding Ceremony" and the Citizens Hall Academy.
This multi-purpose space is equipped with audio visual equipment and a lighting system so that various citizen-participatory activities such as theater and concerts can be staged here.
This circular space equipped with a movable wall that can be opened and closed serves as a venue for small group activities including education and experience programs for Seoul citizens.
This room is a citizen-participatory space that serves as a venue for the Sarangbang Workshops, Citizens Hall Academy, and Talk about policy.
Citizens Hall Seoul Bookstore is located in 1st basement next to the winding staircase. The bookstore sells books related to Seoul and books published by Seoul City. Seoul Bookstore is currently managed by Eastern Seoul Bookstore Cooperative. In 2004, the Cooperative signed a distribution agreement with Seoul for the municipal administrator's publications and also concluded an operating consignment agreement for Seoul Bookstore with Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture to take initiative in improving reading culture and prevalence of history and culture.
Located in the center part of Seoul, the bookstore is provided to share information related to Seoul and it strives to be a grassroots venue for Seoul.
Status of Book Sales
Classification Booklet General Book Postcard Map Type 500 type 650 type 14 type 5 type
Sells publications and general books at Seoul Bookstore located on the 1st basement level inside Seoul City Hall's Citizens Hall. Address | Seoul City Hall Seoul Book Store 1st Basement, 110 Sejongdae-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
Seoul Publication Sales Center
Online sales center for administrative policy publications published by Seoul. URL | https://store.seoul.go.kr
Distribution of Publications
Distribution of administrative policy publications of Seoul to bookstores in and around Seoul and large on/offline bookstores.
Fair Trading Store Earth Town
Earth Town is a fair trading store. Fair trading is an international citizens' movement to help improve the lives of workers, and the quality of products in developing countries in solidarity through fair and ethical trading. It is also an ethical consumer movement that ensures free trading markets reflect their business ideology upon those organizations that sacrifice people and the environment for profits, as well as a social and economic movement toward a sustainable alternative community.
Earth Town is a fair trading store.
The Fair Story
Fair Trade Guru
Asia Fair-trade Network
World's Fair Trading Products
black tea, Earl Grey, Masala chai
coffee beans, raw coffee beans, drip bags, tea bags, coffee mix
a variety of eateries
organic sugar, chocolate, olive oil, pepper, cashew nuts, dried mango
one-piece, T-shirt, boleros, culottes pants, innerwear, blouse
mufflers, hats, bags and various pouches, soap
brooches and earrings
A variety of product range of approximately 200 items
soccer balls for training and games
Sales Hours09:00 ~ 20:00
A space of communication and culture
Sewing and recycling workshop for the general public
Natural candle making workshop for the general public and teenagers
n parathion of a new energy saving program Candle Day for a sustainable society
Career exploration program for teenagers
Earth Village Gallery's new monthly stories and exhibition
I-Market-SEOUL-U is a joint sales store provided by SBA and supported by Seoul that provides outlets for social consideration businesses. I-Market-SEOUL-U is a small business shop in the main commercial area of Seoul and was launched in August 2012 through a consignment agreement between Seoul and SBA.
More than 10,000 citizens have visited the 1st Danuri branch, which was opened in January 2013 in the basement of new Seoul City Hall building and has since established itself as a typical store of social consideration businesses. Danuri is now operated in three locations with the 2nd Danuri branch having opened in Cheongdam-dong, center Gangnam, and the 3rd Danuri branch in Seongbuk-gu.
‘The motif of "Danuri" is "to enjoy happiness together by encouraging small businesses and practice the values of sharing and consideration. Each store features a sophisticated interior to cater to customers and strives to boost the image of small businesses. Seoul and SBA continue to work together to broaden markets of excellent small businesses through cooperation with outside private firms and public institutes, beyond Danuri shops.
All profits of Danuri are reinvested into small businesses.
- Social Consideration Businesses : A small business with less than 50 employees, creating social values, such as youth businesses, women entrepreneurs, and social enterprises.
- I-Market-SEOUL-U | +82-2-2038-2114
Grant the Danuri brand
Grant the Danuri brand certified by Seoul to companies moving into Danuri branch
Operation of joint sales outlet
Sales outlet for products of promising companies in Seoul(Citizens Hall, Gangnam and Seongbuk branches)
Distribution expansion with foreign cooperation
Distribution expansion of products of promising companies through cooperation between public institutes and private firms
Job creation by utilizing middle-man
Career opportunities for job seekers through promotion and sales support of Danuri products
- Location1st Basement City Hall
- Area65 pyeong
- Month OpenedJan, 2013
- FeatureEvent, test store
Classification Cultural Products (Handcrafts, stationery) Miscellaneous Goods (Wallets, bags) Daily Commodities (Bedroom, kitchen) Beauty, design (cosmetics, design products) Miscellaneous (Idea products) 95 34 6 6 30 19
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