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Ilyeong Herbland (일영허브랜드)

Ilyeong Herbland (일영허브랜드)

0m    10059     2019-09-24

346-26, Iryeong-ro, Yangju-si, Gyeonggi-do

Ilyeong Herbland offers picturesque scenery, combining both natural and man-made beauty with herbal gardens resting on a wide outdoor field. Iljyeong Herbland is comprised of an herbal botanical garden, herbal shop, well-being corner, restaurant, outdoor garden, and walking paths. Visitors can buy herbal plants and can also have various herbal teas and boiled rice with herbal flowers.

The Latin American Cultural Center Museum (중남미문화원)

The Latin American Cultural Center Museum (중남미문화원)

4.1 Km    12894     2019-03-18

33-15, Daeyang-ro 285beon-gil, Deogyang-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do

The Latin American Cultural Center - Museum was established by former Ambassador Bok Hyung Lee, who served as a diplomat in Latin America for approximately 30 years, and his wife, Kap-Pyo Hong, in an effort to raise awareness and understanding of the Latin American region among Korean people. The center has a museum, an art gallery and a sculpture park: the museum showcases Latin American artifacts made of soil, stone and wood, masks and other folk art crafts of the Maya, Inca and Aztec; the art gallery features contemporary artwork pieces including paintings and sculptures by contemporary artists, and holds art exhibitions on a regular basis; and the sculpture park displays masterpieces of artists mostly from Latin America (Mexico, Venezuela, Brazil, Chile, Peru, El Salvador, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Portugal), along with indigenas (artifacts from India) and promenades of Coyoacán (the historic borough in Mexico City).

Sports Monster Goyang (스포츠몬스터 고양)

Sports Monster Goyang (스포츠몬스터 고양)

4.1 Km    164     2020-02-28

1955, Goyang-daero, Deogyang-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do

Sports Monster Goyang integrates sports and games, offering up to 35 different sports facilities in culture complex with an area of 2,589㎡ and a x_height of 11 meters. Available activities are divided into four zones: Basic, Exciting, Adventure, and Digital.

Jingwansa Temple - Seoul (진관사 (서울))

Jingwansa Temple - Seoul (진관사 (서울))

4.6 Km    20029     2020-02-20

73, Jingwan-gil, Eunpyeong-gu, Seoul

Jingwansa Temple, located to the west of Seoul, is one of the four major temples around Seoul along with Bulamsa Temple, Sammaksa Temple, and Seunggasa Temple located to the east, south and north respectively. The temple was dedicated to Preceptor Jingwan in 1010 BC by King Hyeonjong, the 8th king of the Goryeo dynasty.

During the Joseon dynasty, King Sejong built a library in Jingwansa for Confucian scholars to visit and read. The temple was reduced to ashes during the Korean War, but since Jingwan lead as head monk in 1963, the temple buildings were restored and renewed for 30 years to the present day condition.

The temple consists of Daeungjeon (Hall of Sakyamuni), Myeongbujeon (Hall of Judgment), Nahanjeon, Chilseonggak, Nagawon, Hongjeru, Dongjeonggak, Dongbyeoldang, Yosache and others. Daeungjeon, the centerpiece of the temple, enshrines the god Sakyamuni (the main statue of Buddha) along with Mireukbosal and Jehwagalhwabosal on each side. Myeongbujeon is dedicated to Jijangbosal, Domyeongjonja, mudokgwiwang and Sipdae daewang while at Nahanjeon, the gods of Sakyamuni, Mireukbosal, Jehwagalla bosal, and Simnyungnahansang are enshrined.

The temple is not only neighbor to the beautiful surrounding of Bukhansan National Park, but also contains an impressive collection of cultural and historical properties. It also provides a quiet place for urbanites to enjoy all the while sharing the teachings of Buddha.

Wondang Horse Ranch (Let's Run Farm) (원당종마목장 (렛츠런팜 원당))

Wondang Horse Ranch (Let's Run Farm) (원당종마목장 (렛츠런팜 원당))

4.8 Km    9876     2020-02-06

233-112, Seosamneung-gil, Deogyang-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do

Wondang Horse Ranch became famous as it was used as a drama filming site. It includes some dangerous facilities and therefore there are certain restrictions to the public. Inside the ranch, visitors can watch horses taking a leisure walk on the pasture.

The ranch is a place for training jockeys and horse-related workers, and do not serve as a citizen’s park. Hence, drinking, cooking, making noises, engaging in any forms of sports activity including using balls, installing tents are prohibited in this area. In addition, all visitors must clear and take their leftovers, if any before leaving.
* Area: approx. 363,638㎡ (110,000 pyeong)
* Grass field: approx. 165,290㎡ (50,000 pyeong)

Goyang West Three Royal Tombs [UNESCO World Heritage] (고양 서삼릉 [유네스코 세계문화유산])

Goyang West Three Royal Tombs [UNESCO World Heritage] (고양 서삼릉 [유네스코 세계문화유산])

5.1 Km    11879     2019-08-09

233-126, Seosamneung-gil, Deogyang-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do

The West Three Royal Tombs in Goyang is comprised of the three royal tombs of Huireung, Hyoreung and Yereung. Huireung is the tomb of Queen Janggyeong, the second wife of King Jungjong, the 11th ruler of the Joseon dynasty. Hyoreung is the name of the tombs of King Injong, the 12th ruler of the Joseon dynasty, and Queen Inseong. Yereung is the name of the tombs of King Cheoljong, the 25th ruler of the Joseon dynasty, and Queen Cheorin.

Yangju Olleung Royal Tomb [UNESCO World Heritage] (양주 온릉 [유네스코 세계문화유산])

Yangju Olleung Royal Tomb [UNESCO World Heritage] (양주 온릉 [유네스코 세계문화유산])

5.5 Km    11504     2019-12-06

255-41, Hoguk-ro, Jangheung-myeon, Yangju-si, Gyeonggi-do

Olleung Royal Tomb is the royal tomb of Queen Dangyeong (1487-1557), consort of King Jungjong, the 11th ruler of the Joseon dynasty. Queen Dangyeong married King Jungjong when she was 13 years old. In 1506, when King Jungjong ascended to the throne, she became a queen as well, but she was deposed due to her father leading a coup against her husband's acendancy. Therefore, her grave at first was not regarded as a royal tomb until 1739.

Goyang Seooreung Royal Tombs [UNESCO World Heritage] (고양 서오릉 [유네스코 세계문화유산])

Goyang Seooreung Royal Tombs [UNESCO World Heritage] (고양 서오릉 [유네스코 세계문화유산])

6.1 Km    24899     2020-04-03

334-32, Seooreung-ro, Deogyang-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do

Seooreung Royal Tombs is the second largest royal burial site of the Joseon dynasty after Donggureung Royal Tombs. In Korean, the burial mounds of kings and queens are named reung or neung, while those of kings’ parents, crown princes and princesses are called won, and the burial mounds of other princes and princesses are called myo.

Seooreung Royal Tombs consists of Gyeongneung (the tomb of posthumously designated rulers, King Deokjong and Queen Sohye), Changneung (the tomb of King Yejong, the 8th ruler, and Queen Ansun), Hongneung (the tomb of Queen Jeongseong, a consort to King Yeongjo, the 21st ruler), Ingneung (the tomb of Queen Ingyeong, a consort to King Sukjong) and Myeongneung (the tomb of King Sukjong, the 19th ruler, and his two wives, Queen Inhyeon and Queen Inwon).

In addition to the five reungs in Seooreung, there are three wons. These include Sunchangwon (the tombs of Crown Prince Sunhoe and Crown Princess Gongheebin), Sugyeongwon (the tomb of King Yeongjo’s concubine, Yeongbin) and Yeonghoewon (King Injo’s son, Crown Prince Sohyeon and Crown Princess Minheebin). Also, Daebinmyo, the grave of Janghuibin who was King Sukjong’s concubine and King Gyeongjong’s mother, was recently moved to Seooreung.

Doseonsa Temple (도선사)

Doseonsa Temple (도선사)

6.3 Km    14127     2020-03-30

504, Samyang-ro 173-gil, Gangbuk-gu, Seoul

Doseonsa Temple was established 1,100 years ago during the latter part of the Silla Kingdom when the renowned Buddhist priest Doseonguksa was traveling through the mountains. After visiting the site, Doseonguksa made a prophecy that led to the construction of the temple. According to legend, he used only his walking stick to carve the large Bodhisattva that sits at the temple. Interestingly enough, the statue does not show any evidence of chisel marks, further adding to the mystery of how the statue was made.

During the 7th year of King Gwangmu of the Joseon dynasty, Doseonsa Temple was officially named the representative temple of Korea with the purpose of promoting Cheongdamdaejongsa's Korean Buddhism movement, aiming at a religious revival. Due to these special circumstances Deseonsa Temple gained a high reputation and much recognition, which have held strong to this day.

Inside the temple, visitors can view the remains and written works of Cheongdamdaejongsa in the Cheongdamdaejongsa Memorial Hall. Next to the road leading to Cheonbuljeon Hall is a pond where you can toss a coin and make a wish and just past Yongammun Gate is a hiking path connecting Baegundae Cliff and Insubong Peak. Inside the Ksitigarbha Hall are portraits of President Park Chung-hee, Yuk Yeong-su, and Hyundai Chairman Chung Ju-yung. In front of the hall is a tree that is said to have been planted by a Buddhist priest who brought it from India 200 years ago. Historical artifacts can be found throughout the temple.

Cheongansa Temple (천간사)

Cheongansa Temple (천간사)

6.5 Km    6775     2020-01-02

20-8, Bulgwang-ro 10-gil, Eunpyeong-gu, Seoul

Cheongansa Temple was first built in 1960, and was re-built in 2009. It has many pagodas and monuments: a pagoda filled with sari relics of Buddha; Budotap Pagoda, which is a shrine to the monk who found the temple and his sacred relics; and a monument honoring the late first lady Yuk yeong-su. The re-built temple was awarded the Hanok Prize in the Hanok Competition 2011. Located along the Bukhansan Mt. Dulaegil Trail, the temple provide visitors with the chance to enjoy fresh air and a rest from hiking along the trail.

Bukhansanseong Fortress (북한산성)

5.5 Km    37588     2020-03-25

375, Daeseomun-gil, Deogyang-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do

First built in 132 during the Baekje era (18 BC-AD 660) under King Gaeru's reign, Bukhansanseong Fortress was the northernmost fortress that protected Baekje from Goguryeo's forces. In the year 475, the fortress fell in the hands of Gogyuryeo after a fierce battle. As a result, King Gaeru was killed and Baekje's princess fled to Ungjinseong Fortress. Despite the fortress' collapse and reconstructions, Bukhansanseong Fortress continued to play an important role in protecting the capital city throughout Korea's history of war.

Prime in Seoul (프라임 인 서울)

6.5 Km    13050     2019-07-12

816, Tongil-ro, Eunpyeong-gu, Seoul

Prime in Seoul is a hotel with an ideal location. Located near City Hall in central Seoul, the hotel is easily accessible via public transportation while still allowing visitors to bask in the natural beauty of nearby Bukhansan Mountain.

All guestrooms reflect the traditional grace of Korea, attracting not only international tourists, but also domestic guests. The clean and spacious bathrooms are equipped with both of whirlpool bath tub and shower booth and each guestroom comes equipped with high-speed internet.