|President Park Dong-ki of Lotte World Tower (left, foreground) explains to the visiting ambassadors and other senior members of the Diplomatic Corps about the 123-story Lotte World Tower in Songpa District during their first visit there on Sept. 24, 2017. All the ambassadors and spouses are invited to re-visit the venue to see what wondrous changes and improvements have been made since their last visit.|
Last Semptember, many ambassadors and senior diplomats with their spouses attended the 2017 Hanseong Baekje Culture Festival at the Songpa District of the Seoul City at the invitation of Mayor Madam Park Choon-hee of Songpa District.
Among the highlights of the Tour was a visit to Korea’s highest lamdmark building, the Lotte World Tower in Jamsil. However, due to other appointments, not many ambassadors could attend the meeting.
On the upcoming 19th of January this year (Friday), President and Mrs. Dongki Park of the Lotte World and their entire management again cordially invite all the ambassadors and Madams to visit the highest skyscraper of the Republic Korea, and view the entire stretch of the southern Seoul from the 123rd-floor Observation Room of the Tower.
Individual Invitation is transmitted to each Excellency today. In the case of our transmission failure, please advise us at 010-3388-1682 (Ms. Kim Jung-mi).
|Ambassadors and other senior diplomats pose for the camera shortly before riding a super-speed elevator to the top-floor observation tower. In spite of the height, the high-speed elevators carried the guests up to the top floor in less than a minute.|
Lotte World Tower
What do Dubai, Taipei, Shanghai, and Kuala Lumpur have in common? These cities all have a world-class high-rise building that is symbolic to its country and the building has become one of the country’s most recognized tourist attractions.
The Lotte World Tower is rated to symbolize the architectural beauty of Korea and a true tourist landmark. At 123 floors above ground, and 6 floors below ground, the Lotte World Tower is considered the second tallest building in the world, and it is expected to be visited by 2.5 million tourists each year.
An observation deck, a 6 star hotel, a premium executive office, and art gallery are located on the highest floor of the tower. The world’s fifth largest shopping mall, along with a theater and other cultural venues, as well as education and research facilities, are on the lower levels.
The Lotte World Tower was built with state-of-the-art and environmentally friendly construction technology, and incorporates the subtle lines that Korean design is famous for.
The construction was aimed to make the building green and sustainable, in terms of energy efficiency, and to apply numerous eco-friendly technologies to achieve the highest rating as a green building in Korea, as well as a LEED GOLD certificate from the renowned USGBC.
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