QR Codes are on the sidewalks in the Gangnam District of Seoul, Korea, the country’s fashionable neighborhood mentioned in the music video sensation “Gangnam Style”. Four are installed in Garosu Street in Sinsa-dong and another four are set up near the COEX building in Samseong-dong. The QR codes were placed on the pavements last Thursday. By scanning the on-ground QR code with a smartphone, people will be able to access information about tourist spots in the vicinity, including shopping and dining facilities.
The two foot square QR Codes lead to a mobile site. The information on the mobile website is identical to that included on printed pamphlets and in brochures The QR codes at the COEX and Garosu Street provide information in English, Chinese, and Japanese.