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The National Museum of Korea (국립중앙박물관)

The National Museum of Korea (국립중앙박물관)

0m    333171     2020-12-29

137, Seobinggo-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
+82-2-2077-9000

The National Museum of Korea houses a vast collection of over 220,000 artifacts from ancient times to the modern era in a wide range of topics, including art and culture. The museum houses a Children's Museum, where visitors can learn more about the nation's history through educational programs and experiences. The outdoor grounds feature pagodas and other stone artworks too large to be on display inside.

In addition to galleries with a wide array of national and international pieces, the National Museum of Korea is the stage for a number of cultural activities related to collection, preservation, research and analysis, social training, academic publications, intercultural exchange programs, concerts, and more.

Children’s Museum of National Museum of Korea (국립중앙박물관 어린이박물관)

Children’s Museum of National Museum of Korea (국립중앙박물관 어린이박물관)

16m    17147     2020-05-12

137, Seobinggo-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
+82-2-2077-9000

The Children’s Museum located within the National Museum of Korea is an experience-centered museum where children can see, touch, and feel history through hands-on programs and games. Items are in a permanent display and allow children to learn more about Korea’s cultural heritage in an interactive way.

National Hangeul Museum (국립한글박물관)

National Hangeul Museum (국립한글박물관)

319m    22141     2021-01-20

139, Seobinggo-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
+82-2-2124-6200

The National Hangeul Museum was established to preserve, spread, and develop the Korean alphabet, Hangeul. The museum showcases the history and value of Korean orthography, Korean’s most-valued cultural asset, through exhibitions, activities, and education. Occupying over 11,322 ㎡, the museum has one basement level and three ground levels, along with an outdoor grass field and rest area perfect for cultural events, exhibits, and education.

The museum is comprised of the Hangeul library on the first floor, a permanent exhibition hall, ㅎ Café, and cultural product shop on the second floor, and a planned exhibition hall and Hangeul playground for children and foreigners on the third floor.

Yongsan Family Park (용산가족공원)

Yongsan Family Park (용산가족공원)

566m    47109     2020-03-18

185, Seobinggo-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
+82-2-792-5660

Visitors to Yongsan Family Park can enjoy a relaxing time at a big grassy field beside a refreshing pond and well-organized walking paths. Yongsan Family Park spans an area of roughly 89,256.20 ㎡ in what was a section of the former golf course of the Eighth US Army Division. The park is comprised of various facilities such as a 2km-walking path, a natural education site, and Taegeukgi Park. Visitors can watch and feed pigeons and wild pheasants living at the park.

Niwa (니와)

Niwa (니와)

626m    7802     2016-12-07

22, Ichon-ro 75-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
+82-2-790-0917

Niwa is an authentic Japanese izakaya, serving alcoholic beverages and food. In order to stay true to tradition, Niwa works in cooperation with an izakaya chain in Hiroshima, Japan, creating a cooking system that realizes genuine Japanese tastes. Customers are able to experience Japan at Niwa, without even visiting the country. The restaurant is constantly working to develop new, delicious menu items.

Chorokbaguni(초록바구니)

Chorokbaguni(초록바구니)

691m    5     2020-11-03

9-18, Ichon-ro 84-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
+82-2-790-3421

This is a Korean cuisine located in Ichon-dong, Seoul. The representative menu is Korean table d''hote. A hanjeongsik (Korean table d'hôte) course meal menu specialty restaurant.

Gaetmaeul (갯마을)

Gaetmaeul (갯마을)

826m    10301     2016-09-22

248, Ichon-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
+82-2-798-5655, +82-2-798-1655

Gaetmaeul restaurant, located in Ichon-dong in the Yongsan area of Seoul, is widely known for its specialty dish, Son-manduguk (handmade dumpling soup). Not only does it serve exceptionally delicious food, but the service is friendly, and the facilities are clean. As well as the excellent mandu dishes, such as manduguk (dumpling soup) and tteok-manduguk (dumpling soup with rice cake slices), the menu also includes bindatteok (Korean mung-bean pancake) and suyuk (boiled slices of beaf). The kimchi used to fill the dumplings and offered as a side dish is also particularly good.

Ichon Hangang Park (한강시민공원 이촌지구(이촌한강공원))

Ichon Hangang Park (한강시민공원 이촌지구(이촌한강공원))

1.1 Km    24706     2020-03-05

62, Ichon-ro 72-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
+82-2-3780-0551

Ichon Hangang Park is located on the northern side of the river between Jungnangcheongyo Bridge and Wonhyodaegyo Bridge. Along the riverside grow beautiful flowers and plants such as reeds, eulalia and cosmos by season making the riverside path a popular course for a walk and family outing.

Facilities within the park include Teen Square, X-Game center, an in-line skating rink, basketball court, tennis court, and gate ball court. The park also has "Crossing Hangang River," a rafting program where you may cross the river in a rubber boat navigating your way from one side of the river to the other. The program is popular as a teamwork training activity for school students and office workers.

Your joyful experience in the park doesn’t end here - there are more things to see and enjoy including a nature experience center, water sports, Cha Beom-Geun football class, and Nodleseom Island.

Hotel Crown Itaewon (호텔 크라운 이태원)

Hotel Crown Itaewon (호텔 크라운 이태원)

1.2 Km    16375     2017-03-17

140, Noksapyeong-daero, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
+82-2-797-4111

Hotel Crown Itaewon is just a five-minute walk from the main shopping district of Itaewon, an international area where a variety of restaurants, shops, and other entertainment choices are clustered. The hotel features guestrooms of various types suitable for both leisure and business travelers. Subsidiary facilities include a banquet hall, sauna, business center, and restaurants. Located just 10 minutes from the subway station, guests can easily travel throughout the city using public transportation.

Chamdaegutang(참대구탕)

Chamdaegutang(참대구탕)

1.3 Km    20     2020-10-30

3, Hangang-daero 62-gil Yongsan-gu Seoul
+82-2-798-7380

This is a Korean cuisine located in Itaewon, Seoul. Clear fish soup boiled with codfish (fish). The best menu at this restaurant is codfish stew.

Buddha'sbelly(부다스벨리)

Buddha'sbelly(부다스벨리)

1.4 Km    9     2020-12-24

48 Noksapyeong-daero 40-gil Yongsan-gu Seoul
+82-2-796-9330

It is one of the best spots for a blind date in Itaewon. It is a Thai food specialty store located in Yongsan-gu, Seoul. The most famous menu is som tam.

buddhasbelly Itaewon(부다스벨리 이태원)

buddhasbelly Itaewon(부다스벨리 이태원)

1.4 Km    5     2020-12-24

48 Noksapyeong-daero 40-gil Yongsan-gu Seoul
+82-2-796-9330

It is a Thai food specialty store located in Itaewon. This restaurant's signature menu is som tam. This Western dishes restaurant is located in Yongsan-gu, Seoul.