Main sights: Bukhansan National Park
Literally meaning “North of the River”, Gangbuk is a total opposite to its southern counterpart – Gangnam. Whereas Gangnam district is busy, loud and highly urbanized, Gangbuk is a residential area, famous for the gigantic 840m-tall Bukhansan Mountain, Bukhansan National Park, and Dream Forest Park. The mountain spreads 70km over other districts and the neighboring province of Gyeonggi-do, but its main hiking trails start in Gangbuk.
The hiking trails of Bukhansan National Park attract over 5 million visitors per year (a Guinness Book record) with their majestic views of Seoul, ragged peaks, historical temples and a Joseon fortress perched on the precipitous mountain ridge. Recently remodeled Dream Forest Park, on the other hand, offers a combination of nature and modernity: it boasts wide picnic areas, a high-tech observatory and various art spaces for a more relaxing pastime.
Korean Folk Village, Uiwang Railbike, OOZOO Light Garden Group Tour
Tour and Kimchi Making at Museum Kimchikan
News & Events
Yeouido World Night Market
Yeouido Han River Park
Fridays & Saturdays 6:00pm - 11:00pm Get ready to take a tour around the world! On the bank of the Hangang river the Yeouido World Night Market is open every Friday and Saturday at Yeouido Hangang Park. At this global night market vendors from all around the world gather to sell their wares and show off their culture. Against the beautiful nightscape of the Hangang river you can take a global trip, enjoying food and performances from many different countries and cultures!
KB Rapbeat Festival 2019
September 28th, 2019 KB Rapbeat Festival is back! This year it will be held in Seoul Land, Korea’s first amusement park. Enjoy the performances of one of the best line ups in the hip hop genre and have fun at an amusement park at the same time! Not only will the hottest hip hop artists be performing, but there will be performances by the underground rappers as well. So don’t miss out on this awesome festival and get ready to enjoy a wild experience! | Line-up: Beenzino, E-Sens, The Quiett, Zico, Zion-T, Dean, Loopy, NAFLA, Paloalto, Heize, DeepFlow, Nucksal and more!
Busan Fireworks Festival (부산 불꽃축제)
Busan Firework Festival
The Busan Fireworks Festival takes place every fall season along Gwangalli Beach. The festival’s diverse programs of cultural events, high-tech laser light shows, and myriad of unique and colorful fireworks make this one of Busan's most popular festivals, drawing crowds of over 1 million visitors each year. Although people flock to the beach for a closer view of the festivities, nearby Hwangnyeongsan Mountain, Dongbaekseom Island, and Igidae Coastal Park also offer great views of the fireworks. Cost: Free (Separate fees may apply to some activities) Transportation: Geumnyeonsan Station (Busan Subway Line 2), Exit 1 & 3. Gwangan Station (Busan Subway Line 2), Exit 3 or 5.