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The 3rd Infiltration Tunnel

The 3rd Infiltration Tunnel
▶ Application/Information
Tour application (individual or group) : DMZ Tourist Office (Tel: 031-954-0303)
Tour information : Imjingak Tourist Bureau (Tel: 031-953-4744), DMZ Tourist Office (Tel: 031-954-0303)
▶ Transportation
  • ① Train : get off Dorasan station of the Gyongui line
  • ② Bus : take No.9710 at Gwanghwamoon, take bus No.93-5 at Munsan Terminal abound for Limjingak
The Unification Bridge
The Unification Bridge, which is known as the Gateway to the Unification, was constructed by the founder of Hyundai Corp.,Jung Ju Young to drive cattles to North Korea as a payback in 1998. Since 1998, It has been used by the former presidents Kim Dae Jung, Roh Mu Hyun to cross the border for North-South summit talks.

DMZ theater & exhibition
DMZ theater & exhibition hall give you genral information of Korean war & DMZ. It takes about 15minutes.

Dorasan Station
52 years of anticipation, waiting for the day when the two countries will be united once again. Dorasan station, the northernmost station in South Korea, has planned to connect the Gyongueisun(Line) and it will be linked to the European continent via the Siberian Railway.

Freedom House
Current Freedom House was built on our side of JSA-Panmunjeom in July, 1998. Freedom House is a four story building topped with transparent roof where 'South and North Contact Office' and 'South and North Red Cross Contact Office' are installed to conduct their duty as a point of contact between South and North. It is also a facility that supports and follows up with various kinds of interchanges, humanitarian support, contact, and conferences between South and North Korea.

Namsan Hanok Village

N seoul Tower
▶ Information
  • - Tickets can be purchased on the 1st floor of the plaza of the N Seoul Tower and at the Lobby of the information desk.
  • - N seoul tower is open 365 days a year
▶ Fee
N seoul Tower Fee
Adult Children, Elderly
observatory 10,000 8,000
▶ Transportation
  • (Namsan Sunhwan Shuttle Bus No.02)
    Closest subway stations : Chungmuro station (live 3,4) exit 2(in front of Daehan Cinema). Dongguk Univ. station exit 6 (line3)
    - operating hours : 07:00 ~ 23:30
    - Rates : 1,200 won in cash/ 1,000 won with transportation card
       (transfers possible)
  • (Namsan Sunhwan Shuttle Bus No.03)
    Closest subway stations : Seoul station (line 1 and 4) exit9, Itaewon Station (line6) exit 4, Hangangjin station (line 6) in front of exit 2
    - operating hours : 07:30 ~ 23:30
    - Rates : 1,200 won in cash/ 1,000 won with transportation card
       (transfers possible)
  • (Namsan Sunhwan Shuttle Bus No.05)
    Closest subway stations : Myeong-dong Station (line 4) exit 3, hungmuro station exit 2 ( in front of Daehan cinema)
    - operating hours : 07:30 ~ 23:30
    - Rates : 1,200 won in cash/ 1,000 won with transportation card
       (transfers possible)
The N SEOUL TOWER, a complex culture space in Seoul, is where the clouds seem to meet with Namsan Moutain. It shows visitors the harmony of Namsan's nature, the 21st century state of the art, resting with leisure, and various cultures.

The N SEOUL TOWER, which is a symbol of Seoul now, was established at the hishest point to glance at the most beautiful images of Seoul. It is also Korea's first general radio wave tower from 1969, delivering TV and radio bradcasting in the metropolitan area.

With the latest LED technology lighing which constantly changes colors and patterns, it has become a 'light art' providing various media art together with an unusual cultureal art experience.

Suwon Hwaseong Fortress

Suwon Hwaseong Fortress
▶ Open hours

Summer Season(March ~ October) : 09:00 ~ 18:00
Winter Season(November ~ February) : 09:00 ~ 17:00

Suwon Hwaseong Fortress
Children Youth Adults
individual 500 won 700 won 1,000 won
Group (min 20) 300 won 500 won 700 won
The best castle of the Joseon period designated as Historic Site No.3, Hwaseong was constructed by Jeongjo, the 22nd king of the Joseon Dynasty, in the late 18th Century. New scientific techniques like the use of bricks and cranes were added to tradition.

The Suwon Hwaseong Fortress was designated as the Historical Remains No. 3, and has been managed as such. As subsidiary cultural assets, it has Paldalmon gate (Treasure No. 402), Hwaseomun gate (Treasure No. 403), Janganmun gate, and Gongsimdon, etc. The Suwon Hwaseong Fortress was chosen to be registered as an UNESCO World Heritage in December 1997.

National Museum

National Museum
▶ Open hours
National Museum open time
Monday Tuesday, Thursday & Friday Wednesday & Saturday Sunday & Holidays
* Except Holiday Mondays
9:00 am ~ 6:00 pm 9:00 am ~ 9:00 pm 9:00 am ~ 7:00 pm
  • - The museum is closed on Mondays and January 1.
  • - The museum is closed on Mondays, except for Holiday Mondays.
    During weeks with a Holiday Monday, the museum will be closed on the first non-holiday weekday.
  • - No tickets are required.
  • - Take Line 4 or the Jungang Line (Munsan-Yongmun) to Ichon Station.
    Go out Exit 2, and walk 150m towards Yongsan Family Park.

※ Wheelchair accessibility: If your train is bound for Oido, the elevator is on the front side of the platform. If your train is bound for Danggogae, the elevator is on the rear side of the platform. Take the elevator up to the ticket office level, then take the elevator located at Museum Nadeulgil near Exit 1 & 2.

▶ Admission Fees
  • - Admission is free to the Main Exhibition Hall and the Children's Museum.
  • - There is a separate charge for the special exhibition in the Special Exhibition Gallery.
The National Museum of Korea is a place where you can explore the essence of Korean arts and culture. The museum combines Korean history, life, and arts, from hand axes of the Paleolithic period, to celadons of the Goryeo dynasty, to paintings of the Joseon dynasty, to modern photography. You can also attend fabulous world-class performances and concerts at our Yong Theater, or simply enjoy the afternoon in the tree-filled park which is adjacent to the museum.

Andong Hahoe village

Andong Hahoe village
▶ perating hour : Summer season : 09:00 ~ 19:00,
Winter season : 09:00 ~ 18:00
▶ Transportation

Take the no.46 bus across of Ex Bus terminal to Hahoe village → Take the shuttle from parking area of Hahoe village

Andong Hahoe village Transportation
Classification To downtown To Hahoe village
Departure time 6:20 7:15
*07:50 (Byungsan seowon 09:10) 9:20
8:50 10:10
10:00 11:10
*11:00 (Byungsan seowon 12:10) 12:20
12:10 13:20
13:20 14:50
*14:20 (Byungsan seowon 15:40) 15:50
15:20 16:30
16:10 17:10
17:20 18:20
18:20 19:10

▶ Fee
Andong Hahoe village Fee
  Children Student Adults
(above 20)
individual 1,000 won 1,500 won 3,000 won
(more than 30)
900 won 1,200 won 2,500 won
Hahoe is the village where the members of Ryu family which originated from Hahoe Village have lived together for 600 years. It is a representative village for one family where tile-roofed houses and thatched roofed ones have been quite well conserved for a long time.
Hahoe Village has conserved Hahoe Byeolsingut Mask Dance Play performed by the public in general, and Seonyujulbul Nori-a boat ride and fire paly enjoyed by the nobility called Yangban. The village conserves many cultural heritages which show Korean traditional living cultures and ancient architectual styles.