|On April 29, KINTEX (Korea International Exhibition Center) will celebrate its grand opening, holding the 2005 Seoul Motor Show as its inaugural event. KINTEX located in Ilsan, just Northwest of Seoul will be Korea's frontier exhibition center to serve as a trade hub of Northeast Asia. KINTEX is the largest scale Exhibition Hall in Asia as a single building with total indoor exhibition space being 53,541 square meters, single floor and no pillar structure.
Main attractions around Ilsan are shopping, La Festa Street and Ilsan Lake Park.
- Shopping Mecca: The Ilsan area including Rodeo Street has been emerging as a new shopping paradise. Four mega shopping malls with over 300 outlets sell brand-name items at 40-60% off original prices.
- La Festa Street is a nexus of shopping and entertainment. Eventful nightlife is ongoing with nearby wine bars, pubs, cinemas and a variety of art performance held all year around. Fast-food restaurants such as KFC, Mc Donald's, Pizza Hut as well as dining establishments of all kinds are scattered nearby.
- Ilsan Lake Park, the biggest artificial lake in the East boasts of beautiful scenery in every season.
- Business travelers attending KINTEX Exhibition and long-term foreigner visitors in Ilsan may contact RESIDENCE & U, a serviced residence located near KINTEX and in the heart of La Festa Street via www.residencenu.com .