Seoul, South Korea
Club / Indoor only / XS – 200-500
LGBT, International, Live music
Regarded as an iconic LGBT+ nightclub in Seoul, Trance Club has established itself as one of the front-runners of inclusive clubs in Korea.
Trance Club opened its doors in 1995, which makes this nightlife venue one of the longest-running LGBT+ clubs in Seoul. This gay club is located in the Itaewon-dong neighborhood of central Seoul, known for its international cuisine, vibrant nightlife, and unassuming kebab shops catering to late-night crowds.
The interiors feature a T-shaped catwalk, a shimmering curtain that hangs behind the stage. Trance Club’s intimate dance floor features low ceilings and illuminated with colorful lights.
If you’re looking for a truly entertaining night, Trance hosts popular lip sync performances by drag queens and transgendered unni on the weekends. Show girls accompany the main acts with stellar performances to electronic and pop music.
Ever since it opened, the club has served as a refuge for the marginalized LGBT+ community in Seoul. Trance nightclub welcomes music lovers of all types, regardless of gender or sexual orientation.
The godfather of nightclubs in Seoul, Trance Club is a name that has etched itself in the annals of the South Korea capital’s nightlife history. This is a place you need to check off from your list on your visit to the city.