Domestic Flights Hub of Seoul

Main sights: Seonam Waterworks Park, Seoul Botanical Garden

Located to the south of the Han River, Gangseo district is mostly a residential area with middle-class apartment buildings, modern streets and a high concentration of airline headquarters. It is mostly for the Gimpo Airport, connecting Seoul to Busan, Jeju, Japan, and China. The area is easily accessible by several subway lines (line 2, line 5 and line 9), shuttles and city buses.

The district has several residential parks, hiking trails on Gaehwa and Gungsan Mountains, Seonam Waterworks Park and Office, and reconstructed Seoul Botanical Garden (scheduled to open in 2018). Historical and cultural sites are also scattered around the modern apartment blocks, including the Yangcheon Confucian School, Yangcheon Wall Ruins, Yaksasa Temple and Heojun Museum. District residents flock to the huge Gangseo Farmer’s Market to buy fresh fruit, vegetables, meat and seafood. 

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Special Evening Admission to Gyeongbokgung Palace

Gyeongbokgung Palace

Do you want to experience Gyeongbokgung Palace, one of the landmarks in Seoul in a new way?  Gyeongbokgung Palace launched a special evening admission event starting from April 29. Walking under the moonlight, visitors will be able to immerse themselves into Korean history by feeling the serenity only at the nighttime. This event is not only popular for foreigners but also on the to-do-list among local Koreans every summer!    Event Period & Opening Hours    Period: Every 3rd and 4th weeks from April 29 to November 3, Close on every Tuesday Last entry: 1 hour before closing April 29 - May 6 (Royal Culture Festival) (19:00-21:30) May 20 - June 2 (19:00-21:30) June 17 - 30 (19:30-22:00) July 22 - August 4 (19:30-22:00) September 16 - 29 (19:00-21:30) October 21 - November 3 (19:00-21:30)   Ticketing    Where to buy: Foreigners can buy on-site (limited up to 500 visitors per day, first come first serve, up to 4 tickets per person) Fee: 3000 Won *Bring your passport to show your foreigner identity*   * Free entry if you wear hanbok through online reservation in below sites (each site has 250 quotas for free entry ) - Even applicable for foreigners 1. Auction Ticket  2. Interpark Ticket   Weather condition  The night event will continue even if it rains. Please bring your own umbrella.    Check out some nearby hanbok rental shops such as Hanbok-nam or 3355 Hanbok, if you wish to rent Hanbok nearby Gyeongbokgung Palace    

Apr 29, 2019 ~ Nov 3, 2019