Suwon Hwaseong Fortress

Address   11 Haenggungro Paldalgu Suwonsi
Telephone  +82-31-228-4677
Operating Hours : 09:00 – 18:00 (Mar~Oct Ticketing 09:00 – 17:00) After 18:00 Free, 09:00 – 17:00 (Nov – Feb Ticketing 09:00 – 16:00) After 17:00 Free
Admission fee: 1,000 for adults, 700 won for youth and 500 won for kids.

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Quintessential Korean Food

Quintessential Korean Food 김치 Kimchi Ingredients: Cabbage (or radish, cucumber, etc), julienne radish, minced garlic, diced green onion, salted fish, salt Spiciness: Description: Cabbages and other vegetables are soaked in salt water, then seasoned with different spices before being fermented. There are many different types of kimchi, such as cabbage kimchi (the most common), cucumber…

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Where to Experience Korean Traditional Culture

Where to Experience Korean Traditional Culture Hanok Village at Namsan-gol | hanokmaeul.seoul.go.kr Namsan-gol is a place in which hanok (Korean traditional houses) have been restored and people can appreciate their beauty. Classes in intangible cultural assets include brush painting of sagunja (the Four Gentlemen: Japanese apricot, orchid, chrysanthemum and bamboo), etiquette, the tea ceremony and…

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Korean Food

Food Rice still remains the staple of most Koreans, but among the younger generations, many prefer Western-style food. Rice has been usually accompanied by various side dishes, mostly seasoned vegetables, soup, pot stew and meat. A Korean traditional meal is not complete without kimchi, a mixture of various pickled vegetables such as Chinese cabbage, radish,…

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COEX Aquarium

Address   513 Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Telephone  +82-2-6002-6200
Operating Hours 10:00 ~ 20:00 *Last admission is 19:00
Admission fee: 22,000 for adults, 19,000 won for youth and 16,000 won for kids.

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Korean Folk Village

Address  90 Minsokchon-ro, Giheung-gu, Yongin, Gyeonggi-dol
Telephone  +82-31-288-0000
Operating Hours 09:30 ~ 18:00(Closing time is changed in every season.)
Admission fee: 15,000 for adults, 24,000 won for free pass.

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War Memorial of Korea

Address  8 YongSan-dong 1(il)gaYongSan-Gu, Seoul
Telephone  +82-2-709-3139, 3114
Operating Hours Closed Mondays (If a Monday is a holiday, then we are closed the day after the holiday is over.)
09:00 ~ 18:00(Entrance closed at 17:00)
Free admission

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Insadong

Insadong-gil is “well known as a traditional street to both locals and foreigners” and represents the “culture of the past and the present”. It contains a mixture of historical and modern atmosphere and is a “unique area of Seoul that truly represents the cultural history of the nation.” The majority of the traditional buildings originally belonged to merchants and bureaucrats. Some larger residences, built for retired government officials during the Joseon period, can also be seen. Most of these older buildings are now used as restaurants or shops.
Location:
 Jonggak Station (Station #131 on Line 1, Station #329 on Line 3, Station #534 on Line 5), or Anguk Station (Station #328 Line 3)
 

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Jongmyo Royal Shirine

Address 157, Jongno, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Location: The nearest subway station is Jongno 3-ga Station (Station #130 on Line 1, Station #329 on Line 3, Station #534 on Line 5
Phone +82-2-765-0195
Hours  *Last Admission: 1 hour before closing.
   February-May,  September – October 09:00~18:00
  June – August 09:00 – 18:30
November – January 09:00~17:30
 

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Changdeok Palace

Address  99, Yulgok-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Telephone  +82-2-762-8261, 9513
Operating Hours Closed Mondays
Regular Tour (Changdeokgung Palace) *Last admission: 1 hour before closing.
April–September: 09:00-18:30
October: 09:00-18:00
March & November: 09:00-17:30
December–February: 09:00-17:00

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