The area surrounding the Hantangang River (한탄강) has is littered with countless volcanic rocks from past volcanic activity. These rocks are basaltic, and are commonly called gombo (a face with chicken pox marks) rock because they are covered in small holes that form from air bubbles when volcanic lava cools Read more [...]
Gwangmyeong Cave is where joys and tears of coal mining workers remained intact. It was the heart of the evolution of modern industries in Korea and also a historical site of the Japanese colonial period. It takes pride itself as being the only one cave found in the metropolitan cities. Read more [...]
This park is connected to Seoripul Park and Montmartre Park. Combining Seorigol Park and Montmartre Park is commonly called Seoripul Park. It is a great place to do work-out with various facilities and consists of relatively easy trails to explore.
Dosan Park was built to commemorate a patriotic spirit and educational philosophy of Dosan An Chang-ho. Having many coffee shops and restaurants around the park, it is a popular place to stroll and go on a date.
Located at the Hybrand Place in Yangjae-dong, Seoul, it offers camping experiences in the heart of the city. There are about 10 tents set up and barbecue grills are available. The jungle set for 4 people includes a standard tent, chairs, grill, charcoal, pork, vegetable, Kimchi, etc. If there are Read more [...]
It is a campsite on the rooftop. The rooftop is surrounded by logs and equipped with a-native camping gear. Camp fire and barbecue by ordering meat are available on the rooftop. Camping equipment is sold in the store below the rooftop. It is unique to decorate the whole building full Read more [...]
The barbecue spot in the Yangjae Citizen’s Wood is equipped with the ventilated roof shaped shelter matching with the park, six tables and grills along with the western design. It is limited to use up to 3 hours to have more people use the facilities. Visitors need to bring own Read more [...]
Seoul Lantern Festival is an annual festival held in Cheonggye Plaza in Jongno-gu, Seoul and Cheonggyecheon stream, with lanterns as the theme. Beautiful lanterns that flow along the Cheonggyecheon stream shines light to hearts. There are other experience events such as making lanterns, afloating lanterns, etc. People who want to Read more [...]
Visitors can enjoy the scenery of Yeouido Park with the cool breeze coming from the Han River. It is a great place for the family excursion or as a date course. Identification card is necessary when renting bicycles.
Yeouido Park is a perfect place to enjoy in-line skating. People can ride on the bicycle road around the park, and it is easy to approach to the Han River road. There is a plaza and it is suitable for the beginners to practice in-line skating. No business on rainy Read more [...]
Yeouido Park spread along the Yeouidaero gives a streak of air to breathe to the building condensed Yeouido. The grass is well managed and it is good to unfold a mat to eat or rest. The bike road is nicely constructed and there are rental shops that rent bicycles, boards, Read more [...]
This jazz festival is held in dazzling spring. Top Korean and foreign artists come to perform. The four stages are installed in the Olympic Park so people can enjoy the performance of artists they like. In 2013, Mika, Damien Rice, Ramsey Lewis, and Jeff Bernat came to perform. (Website https://www.seouljazz.co.kr)
It is a music festival held in Nanji Hangang Park in Seoul. With the mild breeze and warm sunshine, rich and diverse music by different genre musicians spread up in the air. (website https://greenplugged.com)
It is an outdoor music festival held in Olympic Park in Seoul. Variety of singers, from indie bands to rock bands, perform all day long. Performances are continuously held on five different stages at the same time and people can choose the performance they like. It is a popular festival Read more [...]
It is a fortress of the period of the Three Kingdoms of Korea located near Achasan area. The total length of the fortress is 1124m, and the height is about 10m. Number of relics was excavated during the excavation on the fortification of the Achasanseong Fortress. Goguryeo potteries were mostly Read more [...]
It is the earthen fortifications inside the Olympic Park, which is assumed to be built between 3rd ~ 4th century which was the time period when Baekje was starting to form a country. It is a unique rampart with a dual structure of the exterior and interior fortresses, built by Read more [...]
It is the 4th biggest forest in Seoul. People who live nearby come often to walk the well-managed trails. There is a famous elevator that takes people up to the observatory that is even higher than the top of the mountain. The elevator goes up almost perpendicularly and shows the Read more [...]
Hongneung Arboretum is the first arboretum in Korea. Korea Forest Research Institute is managing this arboretum so it is only open to the public on weekends. It is a research centered arboretum and owns about 1,200 kinds of trees and the number the trees are almost 200,000. It is not Read more [...]
This park was constructed for the purpose of the 1986 Seoul Asian Games and the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games. Now it is loved as a synthesized park that is suitable for physical training, cultural arts, history, and relaxation. Mongchontoseong Fortress that still has the trace of Baekje is preserved, and Read more [...]
It is a festival where visitors can see beautiful forsythias along the Ridge of Eungbongsan Mountain. Seen from far away, the entire mountain looks yellow with forsythias.
This cherry blossom festival is held at Seokchon Lake, one of the famous places for the cherry blossoms. The wide lake and the flowers together make fantastic scenery. There are variety of events to enjoy the festival such as art performances and the experience-events.
You can enjoy the beautiful night scenery and the silver grass field colored by the colorful lights coming from the Haneul Park in Seoul World Cup Stadium. In order to protect the wild plants and animals in the ecological park, the access of the Haneul Park is usually controlled, but Read more [...]
This festival was first held in 2008. The festival opens every year from early April to mid April, when the spring flowers bloom on the riverside of Jungnangcheon stream. In the section of 30~40 year old cherry blossom trees, variety of cultural performances, parades and art festivals are held. This Read more [...]
This festival at Namsangol exhibits ice sculptures that are related to the traditional culture, folklore, and New Year. There are different types of sculptures from cultural assets sculptures to Christmas, and New Year’s commemoration sculptures. They provide free sample patjuk on Dongji and the visitors can experience Korea’s folklore cultures Read more [...]
Yeouido Cherry Blossom Festival is held every April in front of the Yeouiseoro. The festival is the mixture of cherry blossoms and cultural arts-there are variety of events such as the operation of flower coach, singing contest, spring flower festival parade with people and professional parade performance group. Day time Read more [...]
The Hangang Park was constructed as a part of the Han River Renaissance Project. The Moonlight Rainbow Fountain installed on both sides of Banpodaegyo is registered on Guinness Book as the longest bridge fountain in the world. There are observatory, trails, bike roads, and the bicycle rental shop.
Also known as Ttukseom Recreation Area, Ttukseom Hangang Park is neatly structured on the riverside of the Han River. It is very popular as a picnic area. It also has its reputation as a place of variety of water sport activities-people can enjoy wind surfing, water ski, motor boat, etc. Read more [...]
The beauty of nature harmonized with the Han River is just amazing. Huge reed field and the green riverside connected from the Achasan Mountain are popular not only amongst humans but also by various migratory birds and animals. It is strongly recommended to pay a visit in the autumn when Read more [...]
Various bicycles are prepared at this exotic bicycle experiencing center. From the educational bicycles for the children who are not used to riding bikes, there are the bikes that move sideways, and the bikes with the moving seats, etc. This place is popular for the family with kids. The rail Read more [...]