One of the biggest challenge of being a Muslim in a Muslim-minority country is to find a praying room. Looking for masjid has been proven to be a difficult task; many times we have to be satisfied with a decent space to do our praying. Fortunately, as South Korea has been preparing themselves to attract more Muslim tourists, the government start to pay accommodate Muslim's basic needs such as praying room.
On March 2016, COEX Convention Center, one of the biggest and busiest convention center in Seoul has opened a praying room specially designated for Muslim. I went there few months ago. It doesn't provide you with space to do Wudu, but there's toilet located near the Mushalla so you can do Wudu easily.
|The map of COEX Convention Center (3F).|
The Mushalla is located on the 3rd floor, right behind Hall E.
|As soon as you arrive at third floor, you should see this board.|
|Still go straight ahead...|
|The Mushalla is on your left.|
|Sandals to do Wudu are provided - blue are for man|
Yes, that supposed to be a symbol of a woman in hijab xD
|Pink sandals for woman to do Wudu|
|Mukena! But they don't provide a lot.|
The Mushalla is not big but overall it's a very nice place to do praying.
So everyone, don't forget to visit this praying room when you are near COEX~ ^^
Till next post!