Have you ever dreamed of being in a same building as your favorite Kpop idols? As a Kpop fan, when you are in Seoul, make sure to visit the agency building of your Kpop bias (group). You’ll never know you might have a chance to bump into them, right? If you are a fan of JYP artists such as GOT7, 2PM, Twice, Day6, Stray Kids and Itzy then you should definitely make time to visit JYP Center in Seoul!
JYP Entertainment is one of the biggest entertainment agencies in Korea alongside SM Entertainment and YG Entertainment. The building has a total of 14 floors and boasts over 76,000 square feet for the entertainment company and their idols to use.
Seoul, Gangdong-gu, Seongnae-dong, Gangdong-daero, 205 JYP Center
Ride Metro subway and get off at Olympic Park Station (Line 5 or Line 9), Exit 1.
From Exit 1, make your way out through the stairs. Note that there’s no escalator at Exit 1. If you have luggage bags, you can alternatively exit through Exit 4 and use the pedestrian lane to cross the street.
From Exit 1, you can take the bus no. 3319 or 3220 at the bus stop in front of the Olympic Plaza Center.
Then get off at Yoon’s English Academy. This is the second stop from the Olympic Plaza Center. Before getting off, you will pass by the big JYP building. If you take a look outside, you surely won’t miss it. From the bus stop, just walk back a little bit to the corner of the street.
The JYP building where your favorite JYP artists are probably spending most of their time to practice and record, also used to have the Soul Cup Café on its first floor.
They offered coffee, tea, milk ice cream and cakes that are all organic. A perfect coffee shop menu for those who are health-conscious!
They also used to sell merchandise that JYP fans would surely love. From cups to tumblers and many more!
CLOSEDHowever, Soul Café at JYP center permanently closed last July 15, 2020. It has moved to its new location in Lotte World Mall.
Just like the Soul Cup in JYP building, all of their drinks and pastries are all organic. It also has a large screen that plays music videos of different JYP artists.
Moreover, they also sell official merchandise of JYP artists. Some fans are even holding cup sleeve events during special days such as birthdays and debut anniversary of some artists.
10.30 AM to 10.00 PM all year round
Lotte World Mall 2nd floor, Olympic-ro 300, Songpa-gu, Seoul
Take a subway (Seoul Metro Line 2) and get off at Jamsil Station, Exit 1. Walk for about 8 minutes.
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