Main sights: Jeongneung Royal Tomb, Bukhansan Mountain, Samcheonggak
Connecting the central part of Seoul with the northeastern region, Seongbuk is an upscale residential area with several parks, diplomatic villas and streams scattered around.
Several of the famous Korean universities are also located in Seongbuk-gu, and due to its hilly terrain boast beautiful campuses that are popular with the locals in autumn and spring. Especially notable are Korea University. Kookmin University, and Sungshin Women's University. The district also has access to the trails of the Bukhansan Mountain and Bugaksan Mountain.
For those who want to experience some Korean traditional culture and cuisine, Samcheonggak at the foot of the Bugaksan Mountain offers authentic Korean dishes in a historic banquet hall.
News & Events
DMZ Peace Train Music Festival 2019
DMZ - Demilitarized Zone
DMZ Peace Train Music Festival 2019 The Peace Train is a music festival featuring songs of peace, held in Cheorwon, and the Gangwon province DMZ area of Korea. We started with the purpose to transcend politics, economy and ideology to experience freedom and peace. Our performances will take place in several locations and landmarks of historic significance, such as Soi Mountain, Nodongdangsa, and Goseokjeong, featuring rock bands, live-musicians, acoustic, busking performances and DJshows. We want to commemorate Korea's history, and to better promote peace. and finally, we want to make our voices be heard, in hopes for a more peaceful future. You can check out more details such as the timeline, through our package (Peace Train Music Festival Admission + Shuttle Bus)
World DJ Festival 2019
World DJ Festival 2019 Date: 06.01 ~ 06.02 (Sat ~ Sun) Time: 1 pm ~ 11 pm (Entrance: 1 pm ~ 10 pm (Ticket Booth ends at 10 pm)) Location: Seoul Land World DJ Festival is back this year, with a complete new location at Seoul Land in Gwacheon-si, Gyeonggi-do. This is a complete change, compared to previous locations where it was held in Jamsil. Not only will visitors be able to enjoy the festival, but they will be able to enjoy the entire festivities and attractions of Seoul Land itself (if you have purchased the ticket option including rides) Don't miss out on key artists such as Odesza (Saturday) and Above & Beyond (Sunday), and key performances such as the WDF Signature Show (Saturday) and the annual hardstyle featuring Q-Dance (Sunday) along with the grand finale at the end. Check the full time table for the festival below: Finally, check the official guide map, and the overall map of Seoul Land below: --- * Make sure to bring your ID, or passport which can verify that your are an adult. For those who are going both days, make sure you do not damage or remove your entrance wrist band! For those who still have not yet reserved tickets, WDF will sell on-site tickets: 1 Day-SAT: ₩ 99,000 (500 Limited Quantities) 1 Day-SUN: ₩ 69,000 2 Days - ₩ 139,000 So if you are still interested, make sure to arrive before the start of the festival to buy your tickets!
Free Hanbok Experience + Instagram Event!
Free Hanbok Experience + Instagram Event Try out Korean Palace themed traditional Hanbok for free inside COEX Aquarium! Operating Hours: Monday ~ Friday, 12 pm - 6 pm Does not operate during holidays Location: Garden of Korea Instagram Event: Post your photo after your put on the Hanbok! Post on instagram with the following hashtags from the picture, and you will receive a special 10% discount at Cafe Ullim, and the Gift Shop! You must first show your instagram photo post at Cafe Ullim, and the Gift Shop to receive the discount * This event is only for foreigners