I earlier made a post about the weird, but awesome looking Gyeongju Tower (82m) when it was under construction. Now it’s completed (August 14th!) and it seems like it will be used for various social and cultural activities, with its observatory, sky lounge and more.
Size: Shaped as the legendary 9 storied Hwanryongsa Temple’s Pagoda with total floor space of 4,016.90㎡
(17 stories above the ground, height 82m, 34.6m×35.0m)
Structure: steel framework (structured with glass and aluminum in a modern mode)
Usage: used for cultural and social activities (observatory, sky lounge, stores, etc. )
1st floor above the ground (1,167.20㎡): lobby
2nd to 15th floor above the ground (784.1㎡): stair hall
16th floor above the ground (1,171.30㎡): open-air observatory, sky lounge
17th above the ground (731.52㎡): open-air observatory, sky lounge, stores, etc.
Two elevators available
Check out this article too: Channelnewsasia.com: Korea’s Gyeongju city hosts annual international culture festival