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Traditional culture course

You can see the present and past of the Seoul city and life of the citizens of Seoul taking traditional culture that is downtown of the Seoul, Palaces and traditional markets etc.

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  1. Dongdaemun Design Plaza

    Dongdaemun Design Plaza

    Departure and transfer
    It is the biggest3-dimensional, atypical construction. This urban development landmark is designed by Zaha Hadid with the concept of ‘Metonymic Landscape’ reflecting the dynamism of Dongdaemun area. .Also known as Dongdaemun History and Culture Park, this is a culture complex with the motto of providing the core to design and creative activities. Since its opening in 2014, it has provided venue for numerous conventions, exhibitions, concerts and fashion shows. It is also very close to other tourist spots such as Cheonggyecheon, Pyeonghwa Market and Doota duty-free. Its entertainment and street food experiences have made this place not only locals’, but also tourists’ favorite.
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  2. Bangsan, Jungbu Market

    Bangsan, Jungbu Market

    Bangsan Market is Located between Euljiro 4/5-ga and Cheonggyecheon, Gwyangjang Market and Jungbu Market. It is specialized for printing and packaging, which mainly deals with presswork, packaging materials, wallpapers and towels. Jugbu Market had been formed where two big commercial centers –Namdaemun and Dongdaemun- overlap, to be the now biggest dried fisheries market in Korea famous for stockfish and fresh seafood.
  3. Euljiro 3-ga

    Euljiro 3-ga

    This area was named after Euljimundeok, one of the respected generals of ancient Korea, when the area was renamed in Korean after Independence. It is where traditional markets –Bangsan, Jungbu- and many ironworks are located.
  4. Euljiro 1-ga

    Euljiro 1-ga

    Euljiro 1-ga Station is located between the City Hall and Euljiro 3-ga Station. Opened in September 16th, 1983, it was named after the street connected to the station. Boshingak, Seoul Plaza, Bank of Korea, Curerncy Museum, Myeongdong Catholic Church are nearby.
  5. Cheongwadae

    Cheongwadae

    Cheongwadae, the Blue House, is the Presidential residence of Korea. Backing the Bugak Mountain, the two-storage Presidential office building is accompanied by secretaries’, guards’ offices and back garden connected to Bugak Mountain. The name Cheongwadae originated from the blue color if the roof tiles.
  6. Tong-in Market

    Tong-in Market

    Located West to Gyeongbokgung, this area was famous for its artists in Choseon Dynasty. At the unique Dosirak cafes in the market, you can enjoy traditional foods and snacks like Ddeokbokki, Bukkumi using the traditional coins. Park Nosoo Museum, Sejong Village and Dae-oh Bookstore are worth a visit. ￿
  7. Sejong Center

    Sejong Center

    It is one of the venues representing Korea and presents a wide variety of performing arts, exhibitions and cultural experiences. Its main auditorium can hold more than 3,000 audience, and is accompanied by other smaller chambers and galleries. Gwanghwamun is a main gate to Gyeongbokgung, and right in front of the gate straightens out the Sejong Boulevard with more than 100-meter width and 600-meter length. At Gwanghwamun plaza, there are statues of the Great King Sejong and General Yi Sun-sin. Right next to it, there is Hangeul Plaza in the Sejong-ro Park. Gyeongbokgung is where the 500-year history of Cheoseon Dynasty started. It is the biggest and the most grandiose of the 5 remaining palaces in Seoul, and where the culture and lives of the royal family are still preserved and alive. You can also find National Palace Museum and Folk Museum nearby.
  8. Seoul Station

    Seoul Station

    Since its opening in 1900, Seoul Station has been a gateway to Seoul, the capital of Korea. This is where the Gyeongbu Railway/ KTX and Gyeongui Railway start and end, and Line number one and four transact. It is a complex shopping district with department store and big outlets inside and near the station.
  9. Namdaemun Market

    Namdaemun Market

    It is the biggest market in Korea, representing not only Seoul but the country. Web of alleys are all full of shops and stalls, carrying a diversity of goods from clothes to foods. Located at the center of the city, and also famous for its reasonable price and intimate culture characteristic to traditional markets, it boasts its record of more than 400K visitors per day.
  10. Myeongdong

    Myeongdong

    This is one of the most famous shopping districts in Korea where you can enjoy shopping at department stores, famous cosmetic shops and brand fashion shops. Lotte and Shinsegae Department stores, Noon Square, Miliore, M plaza are all in walking distance. You would be able to find brand fashion shops not only at the main street but in the alleys, and various entertainments including street foods are among the best offers of the area.
  11. Jonggak

    Jonggak

    Known mainly as a commercial area, Jonggak is also where people celebrate the end of year by hitting the big bell of Boshingak. Also, there is an underground shopping complex where you can enjoy shopping and street food. Cheonggyechon, the Avenue of Youth, Jogyesa are nearby.
  12. Insadong

    Insadong

    Insadong is known as where you can best experience the Korean traditional culture, thanks to the large complex of stores carrying antiques and antique books, traditional tea room and artisan shops. Also, it had been famous for galleries of the area. Across the street you can find Tapgol Park, where one of the most important independence movements took place.
  13. Jongmyo

    Jongmyo

    Jonmyo is a shrine where the royal Shinjus, which is a mortuary tablets following Confucius tradition, are stored and respected. It was selected in 1995 as UNESCO World Heritage. Sewoon Electronics Plaza is nearby. Jongmyo jerye, the annual ritual which takes place every May, has also been selected as UNESCO Oral/ Intangible Heritage as the longest-held ancestral rituals with its origin as old as since 1464. Except Saturdays and the last Wednesday of the month are open for free admissions, admissions are limited and offered with professional docent.
  14. Gwangjang Market

    Gwangjang Market

    Located between Jongro4/5-ga and Cheonggyecheon. Gwangjang Market has been long known as the biggest market for Hanbok and textiles. Recently it has become famous also for its street foods such as Gimbap, Binae-tteok, Korean style beef Tartare. The street food vendors and joints which used to serve the market workers are now rather serving connoisseurs with its delicious treats.
  15. Dongmyo

    Dongmyo

    Dongmyo is the 142th treasure of Korea where people have traditionally paid their respect to Guan Yu who is one of the heroes in Records of Three Kingdoms. Its official name is Donggwanwang-myo. ￿ It is also well known for the street stalls surrounding it and around here you can find a variety of value stores carrying numerous kinds of articles from household essentials to second-hand goods.
  16. Seoul Folk Flea Market

    Seoul Folk Flea Market

    Seoul Folk Flea Market had started from Hwanghak Market, been moved to Dongdaemun and then settled in this area only by 2008. Both traditional and modern markets can be found, also some joints where you can enjoy Octopus, Hotteok and Gopchang.
  17. Seoul Yakryeong Market

    Seoul Yakryeong Market

    Yakreyong Market is the biggest market for traditional medicinal herbs with more than 70% share. It has been naturally formed by the sellers gathering near the Cheyongryangri Station. There is Oriental Medicine Museum with related exhibitions and cultural experiences, and since 1995 it is holding an annual Oriental Medicine Cultural Festival.
  18. Majangdong Livestock Market

    Majangdong Livestock Market

    Majang-dong Livestock Market is where from 60 to 70 per cent of livestock are distributed, wholesale or retail sale. It has rather unprecedented scale of more than annual two million visitors and 12K workers. The market is also where you can enjoy beef safely, in reasonable price.
  19. Shingdangdong Jungang Market

    Shingdangdong Jungang Market

    Seoul Jungang Market used to be one of the three biggest markets after the Independence and Korean War where more than 70% of the entire grain distribution had taken place. Now it mainly deals with chicken giblets and other goods. It is very close to the traditional market form of rural Korea and known for shops for utensils and business furniture and its Tteok-bokki Street.

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  1. Dongdaemun Design Plaza

    Dongdaemun Design Plaza
    It is the biggest3-dimensional, atypical construction. This urban development landmark is designed by Zaha Hadid with the concept of ‘Metonymic Landscape’ reflecting the dynamism of Dongdaemun area. .Also known as Dongdaemun History and Culture Park, this is a culture complex with the motto of providing the core to design and creative activities. Since its opening in 2014, it has provided venue for numerous conventions, exhibitions, concerts and fashion shows. It is also very close to other tourist spots such as Cheonggyecheon, Pyeonghwa Market and Doota duty-free. Its entertainment and street food experiences have made this place not only locals’, but also tourists’ favorite.
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  2. Bangsan, Jungbu Market

    Bangsan, Jungbu Market
    Bangsan Market is Located between Euljiro 4/5-ga and Cheonggyecheon, Gwyangjang Market and Jungbu Market. It is specialized for printing and packaging, which mainly deals with presswork, packaging materials, wallpapers and towels. Jugbu Market had been formed where two big commercial centers –Namdaemun and Dongdaemun- overlap, to be the now biggest dried fisheries market in Korea famous for stockfish and fresh seafood.
  3. Euljiro 3-ga

    Euljiro 3-ga
    This area was named after Euljimundeok, one of the respected generals of ancient Korea, when the area was renamed in Korean after Independence. It is where traditional markets –Bangsan, Jungbu- and many ironworks are located.
  4. Euljiro 1-ga

    Euljiro 1-ga
    Euljiro 1-ga Station is located between the City Hall and Euljiro 3-ga Station. Opened in September 16th, 1983, it was named after the street connected to the station. Boshingak, Seoul Plaza, Bank of Korea, Curerncy Museum, Myeongdong Catholic Church are nearby.
  5. Cheongwadae

    Cheongwadae
    Cheongwadae, the Blue House, is the Presidential residence of Korea. Backing the Bugak Mountain, the two-storage Presidential office building is accompanied by secretaries’, guards’ offices and back garden connected to Bugak Mountain. The name Cheongwadae originated from the blue color if the roof tiles.
  6. Tong-in Market

    Tong-in Market
    Located West to Gyeongbokgung, this area was famous for its artists in Choseon Dynasty. At the unique Dosirak cafes in the market, you can enjoy traditional foods and snacks like Ddeokbokki, Bukkumi using the traditional coins. Park Nosoo Museum, Sejong Village and Dae-oh Bookstore are worth a visit. ￿
  7. Sejong Center

    Sejong Center
    It is one of the venues representing Korea and presents a wide variety of performing arts, exhibitions and cultural experiences. Its main auditorium can hold more than 3,000 audience, and is accompanied by other smaller chambers and galleries. Gwanghwamun is a main gate to Gyeongbokgung, and right in front of the gate straightens out the Sejong Boulevard with more than 100-meter width and 600-meter length. At Gwanghwamun plaza, there are statues of the Great King Sejong and General Yi Sun-sin. Right next to it, there is Hangeul Plaza in the Sejong-ro Park. Gyeongbokgung is where the 500-year history of Cheoseon Dynasty started. It is the biggest and the most grandiose of the 5 remaining palaces in Seoul, and where the culture and lives of the royal family are still preserved and alive. You can also find National Palace Museum and Folk Museum nearby.
  8. Seoul Station

    Seoul Station
    Since its opening in 1900, Seoul Station has been a gateway to Seoul, the capital of Korea. This is where the Gyeongbu Railway/ KTX and Gyeongui Railway start and end, and Line number one and four transact. It is a complex shopping district with department store and big outlets inside and near the station.
  9. Namdaemun Market

    Namdaemun Market
    It is the biggest market in Korea, representing not only Seoul but the country. Web of alleys are all full of shops and stalls, carrying a diversity of goods from clothes to foods. Located at the center of the city, and also famous for its reasonable price and intimate culture characteristic to traditional markets, it boasts its record of more than 400K visitors per day.
  10. Myeongdong

    Myeongdong
    This is one of the most famous shopping districts in Korea where you can enjoy shopping at department stores, famous cosmetic shops and brand fashion shops. Lotte and Shinsegae Department stores, Noon Square, Miliore, M plaza are all in walking distance. You would be able to find brand fashion shops not only at the main street but in the alleys, and various entertainments including street foods are among the best offers of the area.
  11. Jonggak

    Jonggak
    Known mainly as a commercial area, Jonggak is also where people celebrate the end of year by hitting the big bell of Boshingak. Also, there is an underground shopping complex where you can enjoy shopping and street food. Cheonggyechon, the Avenue of Youth, Jogyesa are nearby.
  12. Insadong

    Insadong
    Insadong is known as where you can best experience the Korean traditional culture, thanks to the large complex of stores carrying antiques and antique books, traditional tea room and artisan shops. Also, it had been famous for galleries of the area. Across the street you can find Tapgol Park, where one of the most important independence movements took place.
  13. Jongmyo

    Jongmyo
    Jonmyo is a shrine where the royal Shinjus, which is a mortuary tablets following Confucius tradition, are stored and respected. It was selected in 1995 as UNESCO World Heritage. Sewoon Electronics Plaza is nearby. Jongmyo jerye, the annual ritual which takes place every May, has also been selected as UNESCO Oral/ Intangible Heritage as the longest-held ancestral rituals with its origin as old as since 1464. Except Saturdays and the last Wednesday of the month are open for free admissions, admissions are limited and offered with professional docent.
  14. Gwangjang Market

    Gwangjang Market
    Located between Jongro4/5-ga and Cheonggyecheon. Gwangjang Market has been long known as the biggest market for Hanbok and textiles. Recently it has become famous also for its street foods such as Gimbap, Binae-tteok, Korean style beef Tartare. The street food vendors and joints which used to serve the market workers are now rather serving connoisseurs with its delicious treats.
  15. Dongmyo

    Dongmyo
    Dongmyo is the 142th treasure of Korea where people have traditionally paid their respect to Guan Yu who is one of the heroes in Records of Three Kingdoms. Its official name is Donggwanwang-myo. ￿ It is also well known for the street stalls surrounding it and around here you can find a variety of value stores carrying numerous kinds of articles from household essentials to second-hand goods.
  16. Seoul Folk Flea Market

    Seoul Folk Flea Market
    Seoul Folk Flea Market had started from Hwanghak Market, been moved to Dongdaemun and then settled in this area only by 2008. Both traditional and modern markets can be found, also some joints where you can enjoy Octopus, Hotteok and Gopchang.
  17. Seoul Yakryeong Market

    Seoul Yakryeong Market
    Yakreyong Market is the biggest market for traditional medicinal herbs with more than 70% share. It has been naturally formed by the sellers gathering near the Cheyongryangri Station. There is Oriental Medicine Museum with related exhibitions and cultural experiences, and since 1995 it is holding an annual Oriental Medicine Cultural Festival.
  18. Majangdong Livestock Market

    Majangdong Livestock Market
    Majang-dong Livestock Market is where from 60 to 70 per cent of livestock are distributed, wholesale or retail sale. It has rather unprecedented scale of more than annual two million visitors and 12K workers. The market is also where you can enjoy beef safely, in reasonable price.
  19. Shingdangdong Jungang Market

    Shingdangdong Jungang Market
    Seoul Jungang Market used to be one of the three biggest markets after the Independence and Korean War where more than 70% of the entire grain distribution had taken place. Now it mainly deals with chicken giblets and other goods. It is very close to the traditional market form of rural Korea and known for shops for utensils and business furniture and its Tteok-bokki Street.
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