Located on the 13th floor of one of the City Hall buildings, Jeongdong is a viewing area that offers magnificent views over the North of Seoul.
The whole neighborhood of Haebangchon is filled with history as it once was a place were refugees fled to during the Korean War.
In this Cemetery are entombed more than 165,000 soldiers, martyrs, police officers, and reserves forces.
Yongdap Station is a station on the Seongsu Branch of the Seoul Subway Line 2.
Buamdong is a quiet and picturesque neighborhood, located between the mountains Inwangsan and Bukhansan.
Ikseongdong Hanok Village is one of the oldest neighborhoods in the center of the city.
Gangnam Subway Station area is the prime district for those living south of the Hangang River. Gangnam-daero Avenue links Teheran-ro Road in the east to Jamsil and Sadang in the west. Kyobo Tower Crossroad connects Express Terminal to Noryangjin and west of Seoul. Hannam-daegyo Avenue in the north extends to Read more [...]
Banpo Hangang Park is located on the southern side of the river centering on Banpo Bridge (Jamsu Bridge) between Hamnam Bridge (upstream) and Dongjak Bridge (downstream). The Rainbow Fountain built on both sides of Banpo Bridge is registered 2008 in The Guinness Book of Records as the longest bridge fountain Read more [...]
The Baek In-je House is a glamorous mansion with an unforgiving past. Built in 1913, the house was constructed by a pro-Japanese business tycoon with the intention of utilizing the mansion for political purposes. Japanese housing elements such as Tanami rooms, a middle corridor, and black pine can be found, Read more [...]
Chopsticks House was the first chopsticks brand in Korea. It was founded with the hope to better Korean people’s lives through chopsticks, which seem trivial but are indispensable. This branch has been highly recognized since it opened in September 2013. Its chopsticks were purchased as the president’s gifts for overseas Read more [...]
Yoon’s Color, previously known as the “Four Seasons House,” is located in Sangsu-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul and features props, items, photos and sets from director Yoon Suk-Ho’s four seasons’ dramas series. “Autumn in my Heart (2000),” “Winter Sonata (2002),” “Summer Scent (2003),” and “Spring Waltz (2006)” are among some of the Read more [...]
Heunginjimun Gate was built to protect Hanseongbu, which historically housed important government facilities. Heunginjimun Gate was the gate on the east side of the outer wall of Seoul Fortress among eight gates. It is referred to as Dongdaemun Gate as well. The gate was constructed during King Taejo’s 5th year Read more [...]
Located east of Naksan Mountain at Sungin-dong, Jongno-gu in Seoul, Myogaksa Temple offers the urbanites a chance to experience Temple Stay. Since 2002, Myogaksa Temple has run its special Temple Stay program titled “Free from All Anxiety”, which sees a growing number of foreign participants every year. Moreover, you may Read more [...]
The National Palace Museum of Korea opened in 1992 displaying relics from the Joseon Dynasty [1392~1910]. Over 20,000 royal relics from Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace, Changgyeonggung Palace and Jongmyo Shrine are on display. 1. Royal Symbols and Records The Joseon Dynasty attained Confucian ideals, and therefore, the king and his Read more [...]
Bugak Skyway Palgakjeong Pavilion exudes a tranquil, serene beauty regardless of the season. The pavilion, which sits on Bugaksan’s 1,652,900m² (500,000 pyeong) area at an altitude of 345m, was built in a traditional Korean style to give a hint of history. Site area: 6,883㎡ (2,085 pyeong) Building area (Palgakjeong Pavilion): 652㎡ Read more [...]
Seodaemun Independence Park was built on the former Seoul Guchiso (Detention Camp). It was used to imprison thousands of Korean independence activists until the liberation from the Japanese occupation on August 15, 1945, as well as the political prisoners during the political turmoil in 1960. When the prison was moved Read more [...]
Seorae Village is located in between Banpo4-dong and Bangbaebun-dong in Seochu-gu, Seoul. Past the Banpo Bridge of Sapyeong-ro road and Palace Hotel along Seorae-ro road and you can see a cluster of luxurious villas. This was the former location of Ecole Francaise de Seoul, a French school for the France Read more [...]
Seoul Education Museum, located in Bukchon Hanok Village, is a museum dedicated to the history of education from three kingdom era to nowadays of Korea. You can find all kinds of relics that are related to the education of Korea in this museum. It has about 13,540 of items and Read more [...]
Owned an operated by a small family. An old bookstore boutique that carries over 1000 old comic books and textbooks. Famous for being featured in the drama
Hangang Park (한강공원) is a representative people’s park located by Hangang River (한강). It was created through the “Hangang River Comprehensive Development Project” in the 1980s, covering a huge area that is dedicated to the citizens, providing areas for sports and relaxation. You can see many people strolling or jogging Read more [...]
Running through the central part of the Korean Peninsula, the Hangang River flows from Gangwon-do towards Chungcheongbuk-do, Gyeonggi-do, through Seoul and continues on to the Yellow Sea. The river has witnessed the history of the Korean people for over five thousand years, through good and bad times. The riverside parks Read more [...]
Where Tradition and Modern Artistic Sensibilities Meet Samcheong-dong is one of the unique places in Seoul. Gyeongbokgung Palace (the home of royalty during the Joseon Dynasty) lies to its left and Changdeokgung Palace (a secondary palace during the Joseon Dynasty) to its right, with Cheong Wa Dae (the President’s Office) Read more [...]
The Simone Handbag Museum in Seoul, South Korea, is a museum dedicated to handbags. 300 bags are on display at the museum, dating from 1550 to the present day.
Established by Korea International Trade Association and COEX, COEX Artium is a spacious musical performance hall with over 800 seats. High quality and diverse musical or theatrical performances are held year-round to satisfy both Korean and international visitors. Foreign language services (English, Japanese, and Chinese) are also available. It has Read more [...]
Of the 4 Great Gates (Sukjeongmun, Namdaemun, Dongdaemun, and Seodaemun), established by the Emperor of 1396, Sukjeongmun is called the north gate. Located to the north of Seoul, this gate, with Gyeongbokgung Palace in the center and Changaemun (Jahamun) to the right, makes up the wings of the north gate. Read more [...]
63 City in Yeouido stands 264 meters above sea level and is considered one of Seoul’s most well-known landmarks. The 60th floor ‘Sky Deck’ of 63 City Building has been newly remodeled into an art museum, offering a place for art exhibitions, magic shows, and various cultural experiences. Visitors will Read more [...]
Changdeokgung Palace was the second royal villa built following the construction of Gyeongbukgung Palace in 1405. It was the principal palace for many kings of the Joseon Dynasty, and is the most well-preserved of the five remaining royal Joseon palaces. The palace grounds are comprised of a public palace area, Read more [...]
In 1994, Daewoo E&C first introduced the environmental concept into apartments and in 2003, created Prugio, a living culture space for healthy and fulfilling life in harmony with nature. At Prugio Valley, visitors can experience a quality-living cultural space where people, nature and the environment come together. The Prugio Valley Read more [...]
Some Sevit is a culture complex made up of three man-made floating islands located near the southern end of Banpo Bridge. The islands were created with the theme of “flowers of the Hangang River” and represent the view, life, and the earth, as well as a flower in various stages Read more [...]
Inspired by the shapes found in traditional Korean pottery, the GT Tower’s contours create a wave-like façade. The building gives variation to the traditional Korean office building, creating a stark contrast with the business-like orthogonal character of its neighbors. The slanted glass façades add a dynamic quality to the tower, Read more [...]