Using a long abandoned railway, the Yangpyeong Rail Bike offers a unique bike ride at speeds of 15km/h from Yongmun to Wondeok. This 3.2km journey passes along a gleaming river and tree covered mountains. The bike ride delivers picturesque scenery all year round: blooming flowers in the spring with the light green buds blossoming on the trees, the flush greens of summer time, vivid autumnal tones coloring the ridge of Yongmunsan Mountain, and the clean white snowflakes resting delicately on the limbs of trees.
O'ngo Food Communications was established in 2008 with the aim of providing a bridge linking Korean culture to the world through food. The name of the company literally means “Taking a lesson from the past.” It began its business as a consulting firm and now offers cooking classes and culinary tours for international tourists. The company's motto is "Cultural exchange through food."
As part of the Onemount facility located near Kintex, Aqua Planet in Ilsan offers a nice day trip experience for families, friends or business outings. Aqua Planet allows visitors to see a variety of marine life and learn the value of marine ecosystems and the importance of ecosystem preservation.
After travelling 10 km along the lakeside road from Cheongpyeong Dam, in the direction of Namiseom Island, you will come across a cluster of white, exotic buildings on the left-hand hillside. From its outward appearance, it would appear to be a village that belongs on the Mediterranean coast or in a pastoral area of the Piedmont Alps. This is Petite France, a French cultural village set in the Korean countryside! Petite France serves as both a French cultural village and a youth training facility (Goseong Youth Training Center), and consists of 16 French-style buildings where visitors can lodge and experience French food, clothing, and household culture.The concept of Petite France encapsulates ‘flowers, stars, and the Little Prince.’ The village contains a memorial hall dedicated to Saint-Exupery, the author of the celebrated French novel, Le Petit Prince (1943) and as such it is called the Little Prince theme park. It also has a gallery displaying sculptures and paintings of le coq gaulois (the Gallic rooster), the national symbol of France; Orgel House where a 200-year-old music box plays a sweet melody; a shop that sells herbal and aromatic products; a souvenir shop; and many other locales where you can experience French culture. The village can accommodate up to 200 visitors with 34 guest rooms that hold four to ten people each. Enjoy the marionette experience and hear percussion instruments from around the world, and also enjoy soap bubble experience.
'Alive Heart' where interesting storytelling ideas spreaded out into over 50 different types of photozones along with dynamic challenges including escaping Band Roads , gymballs and etc. These challenging stages will help to excite the long forgetten love ,thrill, fun and other emotions in you that have been missed on your boring daily routines. Underwater maze adventure "Dynamic MAZE episode 2" is making it's landing in Sokcho! In this upcoming 17th March, Seoul's blazing attraction Dynamic Maze will make it's GRAND OPENING right in Sokcho. With an approx. 990 squared-meter area, a space filled with endless maze escapes accompanied by exuberant media and sound. One with fragile heart may even consider making a detour! Catch both Dynamic Maze Insadong and Dynamic Maze Episode 2 in Sokcho now !
The Herb Village in Yeoncheon, Gyeonggi-do Province gives a splendid view of Imjingang River. This beautiful oasis is perfect for a relaxing day out of Seoul with the whole family. Colorful flowers, wooden benches, original statues, and a beautiful landscape decorate the whole space of the garden. One can just take a leisurely walk down the hill towards the river while stopping to smell the herbs every once in a while.
If you need some refreshments, there are a couple of restaurants in the garden. If you want to stay overnight, there is beautiful guesthouse that offers comfortable accommodation. The village also has an herb jjimjilbang (Korean sauna) that creates a romantic ambience after sunset with candle lights, and foot baths that use different herbs can be found outside. The village is just a short drive from Seoul and one can enjoy a scenic view of the surroundings along the way.
The Gyujanggak Cartoon Museum is an expansion of the former “Korea Cartoon Museum,” which was the first ever Korean cartoon museum. The Gyujanggak Cartoon Museum preserves and exhibits rare materials from current cartoons and cartoon classics that have historical value. These materials were formerly housed in the Bucheon Manhwa Information Center (formerly the “Korea Manhwa Contents Agency”). The museum was moved from its original location and now resides in the Bucheon Visual Culture Complex and exhibits a wide range of cartoon related artifacts and cartoons from the 1900s to the present.
Located by Uiamho Lake in the beautiful city of Chuncheon, KT&G Sangsangmadang Chuncheon is a cultural facility that gives visitors and artists the enjoyment, experience, and appreciation of arts and culture. The compound stands on the former location of Gangwon Gymnasium and the Chuncheon Children's Center.Amenities include a theater, live studio, gallery, lecture room, cafe, accommodations, and a music room.
The rail bike tour departing from the Gapyeong Rail Park follows a trail of Gapyeongcheon Stream Iron Bridge - Bukhanggang Iron Bridge - Zelkova Tree Tunnel, and finally back to the Gapyeong Rail Park. This route is featured in the Korean film 'The Letter (편지, 1997)', and thus loved by both love birds and photographers who like to capture some beautiful scenes along the old rail bike track. Visitors on the bikes will also get to enjoy the beautiful river view presented below the bridge while riding, as well as taking advantage of having a light exercise with your loved ones.
The Gingko tree-lined street (Sinsadong Garosu-gil) that runs from Sinsa Station (Subway Line 3) to Hyeondae High School is a popular, upscale street in Seoul. The street (also known as ‘artists' street’) has an eccentric flair thanks to its variety of charmingly decorated coffee shops, and designer stores. Garosu-gil is particularly popular in autumn when the golden Gingko leaves begin to fall.