Arc N book Library is an open space public library located in the center of Seoul. In the library, anyone can freely enjoy, take a break and feel the special atmosphere around thousands of books along with other book lovers.
Arcnbook Library is the largest underground shopping library in South Korea. It has everything you need, a hundreds of books featuring both korean and English, a wide variety of magazines,CD albums, souvenirs and other things in one place. Also it is famous for its coffee shop inside that has different types of beverages.
Arc N Book is a unique cultural space that is open to public, free of charge which is filled with thousand books. A wide selection of books in various genres such as humanities, economics, hobbies, etc. are readily available. More than hundred of magazines and e-books on iPads are available for browsing in Korean and foreign languages. All these features make Arc N Book unique from other ordinary libraries.
As a promoting reading culture, Arc N Book is a bookstore separated into 4 themed sections: Daily, Weekend, Style, and Inspiration. Visitors are encouraged explore through the various book genres available inside the store. By having visitors and share books, the library tries to create a place where people can connect through their love of books.
Arc N Book is famous by its vintage look and creative ‘Book Tunnel’ display (책터널). There are several book tunnels inside and you can notice these tunnels made from bestseller books.
The main things to know before visiting Arc N Book Library
- Operating hours: 10:00 – 22:00
- Open all year round
- Free Admission
How to find book
There is red phone booth right in front of the cashier where inside you can search for any book. You have to just type the name of the book you want to buy on the kiosk and it will show you which section has that book.
How to get there
Euljiro 1(il)-ga Station (subway line 2) exit 1-1. Follow the underground passageway connected to Arc N Book store.
Arc N Book store is not only store, it is also a place with nice seats for visitors come and enjoy reading .There is no need for a library card, because all reading materials can only be enjoyed inside the library.
The best thing is, there’s no time limit in how long you can stay and there is no need to buy drinks or books because this attractive space is open to everyone. Visitors can stay in this library all day long without worrying about being asked to leave.
Moreover there are several coffeshops inside the store where you can buy any beverage and enjoy the atmosphere of the library. Besides books you can buy beautiful music boxes and herbariums of flowers.
Arcnbook Library the address: 29, Eulji-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul.
As a bookstore it is a wonderful space to spend at any time of the day exploring the shelves with the coffee on hand and feel the quite atmosphere. In comparison with Starfiel Library this bookstore is very convenient to focus and enjoy the reading. Arc N book is a perfect place both to gather and enjoy reading books.