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Healing GYEONGGI-DO SUBWAY TOUR - Line 1

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A main image of Gyeonggi-do Tour for each subway line with drawings of three people getting ready to do tour.

 

 

this image means the subway line 1.

 

 

 

1. Soyosan Station - Soyosan Mountain Forest Park  

Left: a photo of Egg-shped sculpture, the symbol of  Soyosan Mountain Forest Park and people watching it. / Right: A photo of the arch-shaped entrance of Soyosan Mountain Forest Park.

 

Visitors can enjoy a leisurely walk in Soyosan Mountain Forest Park which includes a forest, a wetland, flower gardens, grass, a sculpture park, a mini zoo, etc. The Forest Explanation Class (April to October) is designed to help children and students understand the forest ecosystem.

 

Exit: Exit1 of Soyosan Station

Address: 23, Sangbongam-dong, Dongducheon-si, Gyeonggi-do

Opening hours: Always Open. The Forest Explanation Class is available for advanced group bookings.

Admission: Free

 

2. Mangwolsa Station - Mangwolsa Temple  

 

A photo of a part of Mangwolsa Temple among the mountain with fog.

 

Mangwolsa Temple is located halfway of Dobongsan Mountain and can be reached after one hour’s walk along the mountain trail. The temple was established in the year 639 during the Silla Dynasty to represent wishes for the prosperity of the Silla royal family. Yeongsanjeon Hall of the temple and the bell tower on the rock create a picturesque scene. The temple also commands a panoramic view of downtown.

 

Exit: Exit 3 of Mangwolsa Station

Address: 211-500, Mangwol-ro 28beon-gil, Uijeongbu-si, Gyeonggi-do

Opening hours: Always Open

Admission: Free


3. Gwangmyeong Station - Gwangmyeong Cave  

 

 

 

A front view of Golden Waterfall in the Gwangmyeong Cave. Waterfall flows in the golden lights.

 


Gwangmyeong Cave is the only cave in the capital area. Visitors to the cave will see the splendid Wormhole Square located at the crossroads of several paths inside the cave; Aqua World, which displays diverse species of native fish and fish from around the world; the Golden Road, which shows the history of Gwangmyeong Cave, a place where people once mined gold; and the Wine Tunnel, which allows visitors to sample wine in the cave.

 

Exit: Exit 7 of Gwangmyeong Station

Address: 142, Gahak-ro 85beon-gil, Gwangmyeong-si, Gyeonggi-do

Opening hours: 09:00~18:00 (Last admission at 17:00, closed on Monday)

Admission: Adults - KRW 6,000 / Youth - KRW 3,500 / Children - KRW 2,000

Web: http://www.gm.go.kr/cv/en/index.do


4. Gwanak Station - Anyang Art Park 

Left: a bridge at the entrance of Anyang Art Park. / Right: an Egg-shaped sculpture'Rebirth' made by Cheolhui Lee in Anyang Art Park.

 

Anyang Art Park, which is situated in the thick forest of Gwanaksan Mountain, is a ‘roofless museum’ that exhibits various works of art outdoors. It can be reached by crossing the arched bridge after walking along the valley and entering the mountain trail. The spiral observatory, which was designed by MMRDV, an architecture group of the Netherlands, offers panoramic views of the neighborhood and downtown Anyang.

 

 

 

Exit: Exit 2 of Gwanak Station

Address: 131, Yesulgongwon-ro, Manan-gu, Anyang-si, Gyeonggi-do

Opening hours: Always Open

Admission: Free


5. Uiwang Station - Railroad Museum 

Upper: a photo of relatively recent railroad vehicles actually run before at outdoor exhibition.  / Lower: a front view of the actual old presidentail train. It's yellow and green.

 

The Railroad Museum introduces the history of Korean railroads with an exhibition of the physical shape of the trains and repair equipment for steam locomotives, diesel locomotives, narrow gauge trains, the Bidulgi-ho, and the Tongil-ho. Models of Korean trains from all periods of Korea’s railroad history, from its first steam locomotive to the KTX (Korea’s high-speed train express) are exhibited in the indoor exhibition hall. Visitors can enjoy a VR experience of driving the trains in the Train Driving Experience Room (fee: KRW 100)

 

Exit: Exit 2 of Uiwang Station

Address: 142, Cheoldobangmulgwan-ro, Uiwang-si, Gyeonggi-do

Opening hours: Mar. ~ Oct. 09:00~18:00; Nov. ~ Feb. 09:00~17:00 (Closed every Monday, Jan. 1, and traditional holidays)

Admission: Adults (19~64 years of age: KRW 2,000) / Children & Youth (4~18 years of age: KRW 1,000)



6. Suwon Station - Suwon Hwaseong Fortress 

Suwon Hwaseong Fortress lies on the lift side and a huge grass field on the right side.

 

Suwon Hwaseong Fortress was built by King Jeongjo as an expression of love for his father. The fortress has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and as the ‘Epitome of Fortress Construction’ in the late Joseon Dynasty. In addition to its offensive and defensive purpose, the fortress contains Hwaseong Temporary Palace for the king and living facilities for the people. A nighttime tour titled ‘Moonlight Tour of Suwon Hwaseong Fortress’ is available for tourists.

 

Exit: Exit 7 of Suwon Station

Address: 190, Yeonmu-dong, Jangan-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do

Opening hours: Mar. ~ Oct. 09:00~18:00; Nov. ~ Feb. 09:00~17:00

Admission: Adults (19 years of age and over: KRW 1,000) / Soldiers and Youth (13~19 years of age: KRW 700) / Children (7~12 years of age: KRW 500)



7. Seodongtan Station - Dongtan Central Park

Left: A front viw of Dongtan Central Park. There are various slides, a sand playground,  the sculpture in the shape of poo, etc. / Right: A photo of a skateboard track.

 

Dongtan Central Park is located in the center of Dongtan New Town. Visitors can enjoy strolling along the straight trail or the forest trail that leads to a low hill. The sculpture in the shape of poo located in the ‘Ttong (poo) Playground’ is very popular with children. The park also contains various sports facilities including a basketball court, a soccer field, a golf course, a roller skate track and an artificial rock-climbing wall.

 

Exit: Exit 1 of Seodongtan Station

Address: 32, Dongtangongwon-ro 2-gil, Hwaseong-si, Gyeonggi-do

Opening hours: Always Open

 


8. Songtan Station - Pyeongtaek International Central Market 

A front view of the Pyeongtaek International Central Market street. Lots of markets with signboards in English are on both sides. / Right: A front view of a market selling military style attire and stuffs.

This market crowded with a mixture of American soldiers and Koreans looks quite exotic. It contains restaurants serving diverse cuisines from around the world including Turkey, Thailand, and the Philippines. In particular, the Songtan Hamburger stuffed with various ingredients between thick bread, is very famous. The market also sells unique clothes and military style attire. The ‘Hello Night Market’ opens every Saturday night and features various kinds of food stalls.

 

 

Exit: Exit 5 of Songtan Station

Address: 11-4, Jungangsijang-ro 25beon-gil, Pyeongtaek-si, Gyeonggi-do

Opening hours: 10:00~22:00 (differs at each store)


9. Pyeongtaek Station - Agricultural Museum

Left: An open view of the Agricultural Museum with greenish fields. / Right: Various agricultural tools are exhibited.

 

Located in the Pyeongtaek Agricultural Technology Center, the Agricultural Museum exhibits various agricultural tools and techniques, and the agricultural way of life of our ancestors, as well as a diorama and murals vividly reproducing fun of farm music band. Visitors can observe more than 170 species of flowers and trees including wild plants, herbs, fleshy plants and subtropical plants in the Natural-themed Botanical Garden outside the museum.

 

Exit: Exit 1 of Pyeongtaek Station

Address: 33-58, Cheongo-ro Oseong-myeon, Pyeongtaek-si, Gyeonggi-do

Opening hours: 09:00~18:00

Admission: Free



10. Bugae Station - Woongjin Play°C  

An open view of th interior of Woongjin Play°C with various sildes and sculptures of sea creatures.

 

Woongjin Play°C is a leisure sport-themed park where you can enjoy a water park, spa, golf, ski, and other facilities in downtown. It also boasts Korea’s first indoor ski slope where you can enjoy skiing and boarding in any season. It is recommended to relieve your fatigue in the open-air spa after trying the seven thrilling water slides in the water park.

 

Exit: Exit 2 of Bugae Station

Address: 2, Jomaru-ro, Bucheon-si, Gyeonggi-do

Opening hours: Water Park (Weekdays 10:00~18:00; Weekends 10:00~21:00), Spa (10:00~21:00 every day)

Admission: about KRW 50,000