The Lotte World Tower (Korean: 롯데월드 타워) is a skyscraper located in Seoul, South Korea. The building is located near Lotte World, passing by Seoul Metro Line 2 and Seoul Metro Line 8.
The building is also known as Lotte Jamsil Super Tower. It is total cost US $3.4 billion.
Its total height is 1819 ft / 554.5 m with 123 floors. It surpassed the New York World Trade Center in the United States to become the tallest skyscraper in developed countries, And surpass the Ryukyong Hotel to become the tallest skyscraper on the Korean Peninsula.
- After 13 years of planning and site preparation, the tower gained final approval to start construction by the government in November 2010 and the first groundbreaking activities of piling and frame assembly were observed at the construction site in March.
- On New Year 2016, the LED-pixels of the facade displayed the number “2016”.
- On April 2nd, 2017, Lotte shot off fireworks to celebrate the tower’s official opening.
- On January 1st, 2018, Lotte shot off fireworks with a LED laser show for 7 minutes to celebrate New Year’s Day and the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics.
Lotte World Tower consists of an observation deck, hotel, office area, etc.
- The first and second floors are mainly composed of financial center, medical and health center and gallery;
- The 14th-38th floor is the office area, where many multinational companies will move in;
- The 42-71 floors are high-end hotel-style business areas for users to work, live and relax.
- The 76-101 floors are used by the six-star hotel “Signiel Seoul”, with a total of 235 rooms, which is expected to become the second highest hotel in the world. The 100th floor is the hotel’s royal luxury suite, with a nightly room rate of 20 million won, the highest price in China.
- The 108-114 floors will be the highest-end office floors in China, and each floor will be used by one customer.
- The 117-123 floor is the observation deck “Seoul Sky”, which will be the third tallest (500 meters) observation deck in the world.
- The sky deck on the 118th floor is the world’s tallest glass panel gazebo.
Lotte World Tower Data
- South Korea
- East Asia
- In use
- Official name
- Other name(s)
- Lotte Jamsil Super Tower, Lotte World Premium Tower
- Shinchon-Dong, Songpa-Ku, Seoul, South Korea
- Lotte Property & Development
- Lotte Property & Development
- Official website
- US $3.4 billion
- Feb-01, 2011
- Construction end
- Dec-22, 2016
- April 3, 2017
- 1819 ft / 554.5 m
- 123 (+6 below ground)
- Core: Reinforced Concrete Columns: Concrete Encased Steel Floor Spanning: Steel
- hotel / residential / office / retail
- Floor area
- 304,081 m2 (3,273,100 sq ft)
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