The Educational and Cultural Center of Northeastern Seoul

Main sights: Bukhansan Mountain, Suraksan Mountain, The Buk Seoul Museum of Art

Located in the northeastern part of Seoul, Nowon is the most densely populated district in the city. It borders two other residential areas of Jungnang and Dobong, and shares some of the natural parks and mountains with them. 

Apart from many green spaces for the residents, Nowon is also home to countless hagwons, schools, and universities, including Kwangwoon University, Sahmyook University, the Korea Military Academy, Sejong Science High School, Seoul National University of Science and Technology, Induk University and Seoul Women's University. 

The area also has several cultural and historical sites, and boast an ultra-modern Buk Seoul Museum of Art - part of the SeMA complex hosting a great collection of modern art and a number of educational programs.  

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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