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Arts & Cultur What a Happy Weekend Getaway, Seongnam City Tour

WriterAdministratorDate08/06/2018

 

 

A side of the City Tour bus.

 

Seongnam City Tour course is from Namhansanseong Fortress to Crom Street(Shin Haechul Street). If you’re looking for an easy way from Seoul to Namhansanseong Fortress with a reasonable price, the answer is Seongnam City Tour Bus. It departs from City Hall Station and Seoul Nat'l Univ. of Education Station every Saturday and costs only KRW10,000. Why don't you go a wonderful 10,000won-trip to Seongnam?

 

  

1st Course - Namhansanseong Fortress

A Guide map of Namhansanseong Fortress

  

It’s a rainy Saturday. Have you ever taken a trip in rainy days? Namhansanseong Fortress in rainy days feels like such a beautiful picture harmonized with fog. You can see the ways to Namhansanseong Fortress West Gate and North Gate. And there are restaurants and cafes along the street.



Left: a front view of Namhansanseong Fortress in rainy days. / Right: people are walking around Namhansanseong Fortress in rainy days.
 

As normally lunch isn’t included, you can enjoy lunch at the restaurants you want around tourist attraction on 1st, 2nd, 3rd Saturdays but specially, 4th Saturday-course offers lunch box for lunch.




2nd Course – CAFÉ. SUM

 

Left: a cup of coffee and a bookmark written 'CAFÉ. SUM'/ Right: various handmade bookmarks


Do you like drawing? Do not care whether do well or not. Loving it itself is enough, isn’t it? 
  

CAFÉ. SUM is the 1st ‘Village type-Social Enterprise’ of Seongnam City. You can have a relaxing time drawing pictures on the post cards and bookmarks, and having a cup of coffee.



3rd Course - Crom Street(Shin Haechul Street)

Left: a bronze statue of Shin Haechul/ Right: a yellow sculpture at the entrance of the street.

 
This street was made to commemorate the vocalist of the band ‘Next’, Shin Haechul’s songs, spirit and life. Although there aren't many things to see unlike Kim kwangsuk street in Daegu Metropolitan City, you can get to know his story along the street and especially in his studio.

Left: His old studio. / Right: memo papers with his fans’ messages to him

 
There are his albums and other relics, and his fans’ messages to him, so you can feel like you’re in the past with him. It opens from 10:00 to 18:00.



4th Course - PANGYO MUSEUM

Left: A guide map of PANGYO MUSEUM/ Right: Indoor of PANGYO MUSEUM with ceramics exhibitions.

 

Experience Program - 'Open the Treasure Box'

In PANGYO MUSEUAM, there are chamber tombs of the Three Kingdoms Period. The chamber tombs of Hanseong Baekje and Goguryeo period are excavated during the development of Pangyo Residentail District. There are other historic relics and you can enjoy various experience programs; making Three Kingdoms goldens crowns, assembling earthenware, painting on pottery, stone inscription rubbing.

Although it's a weekeng trip, this Seongnam City Tour gives you an opportunity to be lost in memories, relax feeling fresh air. Just get out of you room and take this Tour! You wil not regret at all!

 

 

 *Reference: nara_story