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Arts & Cultur GYEONGGI-DO SUBWAY TOUR - Line8, Bungdang line, Sinbundang line, Suin line, Everline

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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.

 


 

an image means subway line 8

 


 

Namhansanseong Fortress near Sanseong Station

A front view of Sueojangdae Post in Namhansanseong Fortress.

 

The walls of Namhansanseong Fortress, which was built during the Joseon dynasty, extend for 12 kilometers from Seongnam to Gwangju. Located in a high place, it commands excellent views - especially from the observatory at the West Gate, which has a splendid nighttime view of Seoul with its myriad lights. There are 5 trail courses in total; Course #1 is excellent for hiking, and Course #2 is a good way to take in the traces of history.

 

Exit: Exit 1 of Sanseong Station

Address: 731, Namhansanseong-ro Namhansanseong-myeon, Gwangju-si, Gyeonggi-do

Opening hours: Namhansanseong Fortress: Always Open / Temporary Palace: Apr. ~ Oct. 10:00~18:00, Nov. ~ Mar. 10:00~17:00 (closed on Monday)

Admission: Free for Namhansanseong Fortress / KRW 2,000 for the Temporary Palace

  

an image means Bundang line.

 1. Moran Market near Moran Station

   

There are various market stalls crowded with lots of people.


Moran Fifth-day Market, the largest market in the capital area, was established in 1962, and opens every five days on the 4th, 9th, 14th, 19th, 24th and 29th day of each month. The market is crowded with merchants selling local specialties at cheap prices and visitors from all over the country. Livestocks are sold in the market, too. Some food stalls offer unlimited servings of grilled pork tripe if you pay the price of the liquor only.

 

Exit: Exit 7 of Moran Station
Address: 79, Dunchon-daero, Jungwon-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do

 

Opening hours: 09:00~19:00 (varies at each store)

 
2. Seongnam Arts Center near Imae Station

A front view of Seongnam Arts Center at night.

 

The Seongnam Arts Center is a cultural space for the general public where performances and exhibitions are held all year round. The center is composed of an opera house equipped with high-tech acoustics, a concert hall, an ensemble theater, and an art center aimed at combining popular appeal with artistic value. Visitors can spend a leisurely time in the cafeteria and rice cake café after watching a performance or exhibition.  

  

Exit: Exit 1 of Imae Station

Address: 808, Seongnam-daero, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do

Opening hours: 09:00~21:00

Admission: Depends on the program


3. Yuldong Park near Seohyeon Station

There is a playground at the park and the shallow water to the left. Lots of people are relaxing and playing in the park.

 

A vast lakeside park with a fountain at its center has been created around Yuldong Lake. The part contains a dock for thrilling bungee jump, sculptures on the theme of books, trails, and the ‘Book Theme Park’ which also contains various cafes.

 

Exit: Exit 2 of Seohyeon Station

Address: 145, Munjeong-ro, Bungdang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do

Opening hours: Always Open


4. Jeongja-dong Café Street near Jeongja Station

People enjoying a meal or coffees at L`AVENUE cafe, one of the cafes in the Café Street in Jeongja-dong.


Café Street in Jeongja-dong is lined with pretty cafes reminiscent of the street cafes of Europe. The place is great for enjoying brunch on a free weekend or appreciating the nighttime view having some coffee on a terrace under delicate lighting. The cafés sell various kinds of delicacies including sweet bun filled with sweet red beans boiled in an iron and wood-fired pizza made with organic ingredients.

 

Exit: Exit 5 of Jeongja Station

Address: 234, Jeongja 1-ro, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do

Opening hours: 10:00~24:00 (varies at each store)

 

5. Fried-Chicken Alley near Maegyo Station

Each plate of fried-chicken and glazed fried chicken.

  

Fried-chicken Alley is packed with fried-chicken houses boasting over forty years of history. These houses fried a whole chicken in an iron pot according to a traditional method, resulting in crisp, tasty meat and a nutty smell. The citizens of Suwon have long appreciated these local restaurants for their prices and generous servings.

                                   

Exit: Exit 7 of Maegyo Station

Address: 800 beon-gil, Jeongjo-ro, Paldal-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do

Opening hours: 11:00~00:00 (varies at each store)

Price: Fried Chicken / Old-fashioned Fried Chicken: around KRW 15,000 / Glazed fried chicken: around KRW 16,000


 

an image means Singbundang line.

 

 

1. Pangyo Eco Center near Pangyo Station

Left: a front view of  Pangyo Eco Center builidng. / Right: an indoor part of Pangyo Eco Center with various tall trees.

 

The Pangyo Eco Center is a nature learning center located in Hwarang Park. Visitors can observe the forest and the wetland, and understand the living environment of animals and plants. The center is composed of exhibition halls based on three themes and an indoor greenhouse, and runs distinct experience-oriented education programs for family learning on different days of the week.

 

Exit: Exits 1 and 4 of Pangyo Station

Address: 21, Daewangpangyo-ro 645beon-gil, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do

Opening hours: 10:00~17:00 (Closed every Monday, Jan. 1, and traditional holidays)

Admission: Free

 


2. Observatory Book Café near Pangyo Station

a front view of Observatory Book Café with a small fountain.

 

The Observatory Book Café is located on the top floor of Pangyo Green Tower, which is said to resemble ‘Thor’s Hammer’ from the mythology of Northern Europe. Visitors to the café can choose a book from its collection of more than 1,000 books and sit by the window to enjoy reading while admiring the panoramic view of the forest of buildings that make up Pangyo Techno Valley, the vast Hwarang Park, and the blue sky.  

 

Exit: Exit 4 of Pangyo Station

Address: 55, Pangyo-ro 228beon-gil, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do (Pangyo Green Tower)

Opening hours: 09:00~18:00 (Closed every second and fourth Sunday of the month, Jan. 1, Labor Day, and traditional holidays)

Fee: Free

 

An image means Suin line.

  

1. Oido Island near Oido Station

Lots of seagulls around red lighthouse in Oido Island.

 

The name Oido literally means “the ear of a crow”. Oido Island is connected with the land now. Many visitors like to take a photo at the red lighthouse, which is a local landmark, feed to the seagulls hovering over the lighthouse, or taste fresh seafood in one of the nearby restaurants after taking a stroll along the dikes stretching on the left and the right sides of the lighthouse.

 

Exit: Exit 2 of Oido Station

Address: Jeongwang-dong, Siheung-si, Gyeonggi-do

Opening hours: Always Open



2. Wolgot Port near Wolgot Station

An open view of Wolgot Port at low tide. The boats are on mud flat.

 

Wolgot Port faces the sea with the old salt pond in the background. Visitors are recommended to take a relaxing stroll and breathe in the salty sea air, and sample some fresh fish or grilled clams in a nearby raw fish restaurant. All of the restaurants here serve generous dishes at cheap prices. Fresh marine products are available in the nearby fish market.

 

Exit: Exit 1 of Wolgot Station

Address: Wolgot-dong, Siheung-si, Gyeonggi-do

Opening hours: Always Open


 

an image means Everline.

 

1. Nam June Paik Art Center near Giheung Station

A human being shaped sculpture made of a kind of stereos, a media art exhibited in the Nam June Paik Art Center

  

The Nam-June Paik Art Center introduces the art world created by Paik Nam June, a world-famous video installation artist. Visitors will see various art works made with large and small monitors here and there from the lobby, and will surely feel that the exhibition hall itself is a large work of art as they walk between Paik’s various works.   

  

Exit: Exit 5 of Giheung Station

Address: 10, Paiknamjune-ro, Giheung-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do

Opening hours: Jan. ~ June and Sep. ~ Dec.: 10:00~18:00 / July ~ Aug.: 10:00~19:00 (Closed every Monday, Jan. 1, and traditional holidays)

Admission: Free (except special exhibitions)


2. Hankuk Art Museum near Eojeong Station


an exhibition of the Hankuk Art Museum with various works of art on the white wall.

 

The Hankuk Art Museum was established with the aim of making Korean modern art more accessible and intelligible to the general public. The museum comprises a permanent exhibition hall and a special exhibition hall, runs a Culture and Art Academy for the public, and occasionally holds small outdoors concerts.


 

Exit: Exit 1 of Eojeong Station

Address: 244-2, Mabuk-ro, Giheung-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do

Opening hours: 10:00~17:00 in the winter season; 10:00~18:00 in the summer season (Closed every Monday and on traditional holidays)

Admission: KRW 3,000



3. Everland near Jeondae, Everland Station

Left: a very steep roller coaster in Everland. / Right: Everland full of colorful tulips.

 

Everland, Korea’s largest theme park, features lots of thrilling rides including a dizzyingly high roller coaster and the ‘Lost Valley’ where you can see wild animals right before your eyes. Everland is filled with beautiful flowers in every season, and holds the colorful ‘Moonlight Parade’ to the accompaniment of joyful music after each sunset.

 

Exit: Exit 3 of Jeondae, Everland Station

Address: 199, Everland-ro Pogok-eup, Cheoin-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do

Opening hours: 10:00~21:00 (varies by season)

Admission: Daytime ticket: KRW 54,000; Nighttime ticket: KRW 45,000