Apple shares photos of first upcoming South Korea store set to open this Saturday

Ahead of the grand opening of Apple’s first store in South Korea, Apple has shared a series of new photos. The store will officially be opening this Saturday at 10 a.m.

The Apple Garosugil store is located in Seoul, south of the Han River in the epicenter of the Gangnam area.

“We’re thrilled to open a new home for our customers in the vibrant city of Seoul and we look forward to continuing to grow in Korea. Our stores are gathering places for the community where everyone is welcome to connect, learn and create.” – Angela Ahrendts

The store features 25-foot glass facades and a large open atmosphere. There are trees lining the exterior street, as well as within the store itself.

Available to those who visit is Today at Apple programming, with dozens of free sessions each day. These will be led by Apple’s Creative Pros in the Forum, on a huge 6K video wall.

Apple will employee 140 team members at the site.