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Bukhansan National Park

The Bukhansan National Park ( Korean: 북한산국립공원, 北漢山國立公園) in Seoul and Gyeonggi covers an area of 79.92 km 2 (30.86 sq mi) and was established on 2 April 1983. Bukhansan means "mountains north of the Han River." The park contains forested areas, temples and granite peaks.

War Memorial of Korea

War Memorial of Korea is located in Yongsan-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea. It opened in 1994 on the former site of the army headquarters to exhibit and memorialize the military history of Korea. The memorial building has six indoor exhibition rooms and an outdoor exhibition centre displaying over 13,000 war memorabilia and military equipment.


Myeongdong ( Hangul: 명동; hanja: 明洞, literally 'bright town') is a dong in Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea between Chungmu-ro, Eulji-ro, and Namdaemun-ro. It covers 0.99 km² with a population of 3,409 and is mostly a commercial area, being one of Seoul's main shopping and tourism districts.

Seoul Metro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Seoul Metro is a public corporation which runs the Seoul Subway Lines 1 to 4. From 1970 to 2006, it was called Seoul Metropolitan Subway Corporation.

Jamsil Baseball Stadium

Jamsil Baseball Stadium ( 잠실 야구장) is a baseball stadium located at 25 Olympic-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea. The stadium holds 26,000 people and was built from April 1980 to July 1982. It makes up the Seoul Sports Complex along with the nearby Seoul Olympic Stadium, and hosted the baseball events during the 1988 Summer Olympics.

Seoul Arts Center

This article contains wording that promotes the subject in a subjective manner without imparting real information. Please remove or replace such wording and instead of making proclamations about a subject's importance, use facts and attribution to demonstrate that importance. (May 2014) Seoul Arts Center is a representative art and culture complex of Korea, located at Nambusunhwanro 2406, Seocho-gu, Seoul.

Bongeunsa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Bongeunsa is a Buddhist temple located in Samseong-dong, Gangnam-gu in Seoul, South Korea. It was founded in 794 during the reign of King Wonseong by the monk Yeon-hoe ( Hangul: 연희), then the highest ranking monk of Silla, and originally named Kyongseoungsa ( Hangul: 견성사; hanja: 見性寺).

National Museum of Korea

The National Museum of Korea is the flagship museum of Korean history and art in South Korea and is the cultural organization that represents Korea.


Changdeokgung ( Hangul, 창덕궁, 昌德宮; literally, "Prospering Virtue Palace") - also known as Changdeokgung Palace or Changdeok Palace - is set within a large park in Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea. It is one of the " Five Grand Palaces" built by the kings of the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1897).

Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art

The Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art is a museum in Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea, run by the Samsung Foundation of Culture. It comprises two parts that house traditional Korean art and contemporary art. Museum 1 is designed by Swiss architect Mario Botta and Museum 2 is by French architect Jean Nouvel and Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas designed the Samsung Child Education & Culture Center.

Hongik University

Hongik University, usually known as " Hongdae" for short, is a private university in the Mapo-gu district of central Seoul, South Korea with a second campus in Sejong. Hongik University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs. The school is best known for its faculty of Fine Arts, arguably the most famed school of Fine Arts and Design in the country, having numerous acclaimed alumni in the field.

Han River (Korea)

Han ( 한강/漢江) Arisu Country South Korea Provinces Gangwon, Gyeonggi, Seoul Parts Goljicheon, Joyang River, Dong River, Namhan River Tributaries - left Gyeongancheon, Tancheon - right Bukhan River, Rimjin River, Jungnangcheon Source Geomnyongso - location Geumdae Peak, Taebaek, Gangwon Mouth Yellow Sea - location Yu Island, Gimpo, Gyeonggi Length 514.8 km (320 mi) Basin 26,018 km 2 (10,046 sq mi) Discharge - average 670 m 3/s (23,661 cu ft/s) The Han River is a major river in South Korea and the fourth longest river on the Korean peninsula after the Amrok (Yalu), Tuman (Tumen), and Nakdong rivers.

Gyeongbokgung - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Gyeongbokgung(경복궁), also known as Gyeongbokgung Palace or Gyeongbok Palace -- is a royal palace located in northern Seoul, South Korea. First constructed in 1395, later burned and abandoned for almost three centuries, and then reconstructed in 1867, it was the main and largest palace of the Five Grand Palaces built by the Joseon Dynasty.

Namsan (Seoul) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The mountain and surrounding area is the Namsan Park, a public park maintained by the city government. It is a popular spot for a panoramic view of Seoul. It is also the location of a smoke signal station called Mongmyeoksan Bongsudae' (Mongmyeoksan Beacon Tower, 목멱산 봉수대), which was part of an emergency communication system during early times until 1985.

Bukchon Art Museum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Bukchon Art Museum is an art museum in Seoul, South Korea. It has 150 pieces of Korean modern art, 200 pieces of Chinese art, 2500 of old documents of Joseon dynasty in total of 2850.

Bukchon Hanok Village

Bukchon Hanok Village is a Korean traditional village with a long history located between Gyeongbok Palace, Changdeok Palace and Jongmyo Royal Shrine. The traditional village is composed of lots of alleys, hanok and is preserved to show a 600-year-old urban environment.