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Arts & Cultur GYEONGGI-DO SUBWAY TOUR - Uijeongbu Lrt, Gyeong gang line

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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 Uijeongbu Lrt.

 


 

1. Euijeongbu Sopung-gil Trail near Euijeongbu City Hall Station

A wooden circle sign written ' Euijeongbu Sopung-gil 'on it.

 

Sopung-gil trail consists of nine separate walking courses where you can experience the nature, history and culture of Euijeongbu. The trail’s name is taken from a phrase of the poem Gwicheon by Cheon Sang-Byeong, a poet from Euijeongbu. Visitors can enjoy walking on bear earth through the thick forest along ‘Meditation Road’ which connects Jikdong Theme Park, Wonsimsa Temple, and various other attractions.

 

Exit: Exit 2 of Euijeongbu City Hall Station

Address: Euijeongbu-dong, Euijeongbu-si, Gyeonggi-do

Opening hours: Always Open


2. Euijeongbu Budaejjigae Street near Euijeongbu Jungang Station 

 

 

A wide pot of Budaejjigae with ramen, green onions, Glass Noodles, etc.

 

You must visit Euijeongbu if you want to taste the original recipe for kimchi and hot dog stew (so called budaejjigae). The delicious dish known as budaejjigae was created some fifty years ago by mixing ham, sausage and bacon taken from the U.S. military complex with gochujang (Korean chili paste) and kimchi. There are many famous restaurants in Budaejjigae Street including Odeng Sikdang, which appeared in Heo Yeong-Man’s cartoon of Sikgaek.

 

 

 

Exit: Exit 2 of Euijeongbu Jungang Station

Address: Euijeongbu-dong, Euijeongbu-si, Gyeonggi-do

Opening hours: Varies at each store

Prices: about KRW 8,000 for budaejjigae (per portion)
 

An image means Gyeong gang line.

 

1. Pangyo Museum near Pangyo Station

Left: a front view of Pangyo Museum building. / Right: an open view of indoor Pangyo Museum with tombs of Three Kingdoms Period.

  

Pangyo Museum displays many relics from the Old Stone Age, as well as ancient tombs from the Three Kingdoms Period. Visitors can also enjoy the new shopping malls and fashion streets near Pangyo Station.

 

Exit: Exit 3 of Pangyo Station/ From here it takes 15min. by bus to the museum.

Address: 191, Pangyo-ro, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do

Opening hours: 09:00~18:00

Admission: Free


2. Gyeongancheon Wetland Eco Park near Gyeonggi Gwangju Station

Kids looking at various kinds of plants in Gyeongancheon Wetland Eco Park .

   

This ecology park located beside Gyeongancheon Stream, which flows through the Gwangju region, consists of a lotus planting site, a bird observatory, and ecology trails, etc.
 

Exit: 27 minutes by taxi and 1 hour by bus from Gyeonggi Gwangju Station

Address: 477, Jeongji-ri, Toechon-myeon, Gwangju-si, Gyeonggi-do

Opening hours: Always Open

Admission: Free

3. Gyeonggi Ceramic Museum near Gonjiam Station

A front view of Gyeonggi Ceramic Museum  with a fountain.

  

 

This professional ceramics museum located in Gwangju, Gyeonggi-do was established in 2001 for the purpose of collecting, preserving and exhibiting data about the government kiln and its products. As well as holding many exhibitions, the Gyeonggi Ceramics Museum aims to collect and preserve Korea’s ceramic heritage and to make ceramic culture more accessible to the general public.

 

Exit: 10 minutes by bus from Exit 2 of Gonjiam Station  

Address: 727, Gyeongchung-daero Gonjiam-eup, Gwangju-si, Gyeonggi-do

Opening hours: Always Open

Admission: Free 

 


4. Icheon Cerapia near Icheon Station

An open view of Icheon Cerapia ground.  A small pond and various scupltures  are in front of Icheon Cerapia.

 

The Icheon Cerapia is a ceramic exhibition and research space located in Seolbong Park, Icheon. The center consists of a professional ceramic art museum that displays the world trend of ceramic art, a residency where artists can concentrate on their art, and a composite cultural space consisting of a workshop, experience facilities, etc.

 

Exit: Exit 2 of Icheon Station

Address: 263, Gyeongchung-daero 2697beon-gil, Icheon-si, Gyeonggi-do

Opening hours: 09:00 - 18:30 (Closed on Monday, Jan. 1 and Lunar New Year’s Day)

Admission: Adults KRW 3,000 / Children and Youth KRW 2,000


5. The Yeongnyeongneung Royal Tomb (Tombs of King Sejong and Hyojong) near Sejongdaewangneung Station

A tomb of King Sejong with a stone statue.

 

The Yeongneung Tomb is the resting place of King Sejong, the 4th king of the Joseon Dynasty, and his wife Queen Soheon, as well as King Hyojong, the 17th king of the Joseon Dynasty, and his wife Queen Inseon. King Sejong is best remembered as the creator of Hangeul, the Korean alphabet, while King Hyojong expanded the Daedongbeob taxation system to Chungcheong-do Province and Jeolla-do Province in addition to Gyeonggi-do Province.

 

Exit: Exit 1 of Sejongdaewangneung Station

Address: 269-50, Yeongneung-ro Neungseo-myeon, Yeoju-si, Gyeonggi-do

Opening hours:

09:00 - 18:00 (Feb. ~ May; Sep. ~ Oct.)

09:00 - 18:30 (June ~ Aug.)

09:00 - 17:30 (Nov. ~ Jan.)

(varies by season)

Admission: KRW 500 (Free for children aged 6 or less and seniors aged 65 and over)


6. Silleuksa Temple near Yeoju Station

A Five-story Brick Pagoda of Silleuksa Temple

 

Said to have been established by Great Master Wonhyo during the Silla Dynasty, the thousand-year-old Silleuksa Temple is located beside a river, which is rather unusual for a Korean temple. The spectacle created by the temple and the beautiful natural surroundings, including the Namhangang River (Yeogang River), attracts tourists all year round. Silleuksa Temple offers a temple stay that allows visitors to experience temple culture.

 

Exit: Exit 1 of Yeoju Station

Address: Silleuksa temple, 73, Silleuksa-gil, Yeoju-si, Gyeonggi-do

Opening hours: Always Open

Admission: Adults KRW 2,200 / Youth KRW 1,700 / Children KRW 1,000