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Main sights: Gwanak Mountain, Seoul National University Campus, Nakseongdae, Sillim

Previously a part of Siheung city, Gwanak district quickly became one of the most densely populated areas of Seoul in the 1980s. Previously a farming area at the foot of the dominating Gwanak Mountain, Gwanak became home to the biggest campus in Seoul - Seoul National University - as well as a number of popular student gathering spots around Sillim and Nakseongdae stations.

The district has some of the cheapest housing in central Seoul with many one rooms and goshiwons for students and office workers from the nearby Seocho and Gangnam areas. Apart from vibrant youth culture and trendy restaurants, Gwanak also has several beautiful hiking trails, temples, and a shrine.

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Seasonal Event: Tulip Festival

Everland

Seasonal Event: Tulip Festival (Mar 16 ~ Apr 28) Check out the daily seasonal events by Everland and make sure to check out the new attractions and events below for a once in a lifetime experience.   Seasonal Attractions Seasonal Events Four Seasons Garden: (Mar 16 ~ Apr 28) Walk along the newly themed Tulip Garden featuring artworks and styles from the famous Dutch abstract artist Mondriaan Mondriaan's Illiusion: (Mar 16 ~ June 16), 11 am ~ 6 pm Explore the newly built art studio featuring live artworks from abstract artist Mondriaan, with collaboration works by media artist Park Jae Sung Brick+Querencia Zone: (Mar 16 ~ June 16), 12 pm - 6 pm If you love legos, then this new attraction is just for you. This attraction is recommended for children to build their imaginations and creativity through active brick building Hello Holland! (Every Saturday in April only) In collaboration with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, check out weekly unique events such as "wear Netherland's traditional dress, tulip class and king's day event" Fairy in Art: (Mar 16th - 27th) Watch the tulips come to life at the Four Seasons Garden! Feel free to take photos, and be amazed and the colorful living artwork of tulips and Mondriaan Carnival Fantasy Parade (Day) - Moonlight Parade (Night) (Mar 29th Onwards) Finally, make sure to check out the daily carnival fantasy parade which you can only see during Spring. There are parades during day and night!    

Apr 1, 2019 ~ Apr 28, 2019