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Dongdaemun History & Culture Park 동대문역사문화공원

  • +82-2-2266-7077
  • www.ddp.or.kr
281, Eulji-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul (서울특별시 중구 을지로 281)

At Dongdaemun History & Culture Park, traditional buildings, relics, ruins, and cutting edge modern cultural facilities come together harmoniously. Seoul Fortress, Igansumun Water Gate, Dongdaemun History Exhibition Hall, Dongdaemun Excavation Site Exhibition Hall, Dongdaemun Stadium Memorial Hall, an event hall, and Design gallery can all be found at the park. Also, the remains of the old Dongdaemun Baseball Stadium can still be seen, including two stadium light towers used for night games and a giant torch.

During the construction work of the park, remains and relics were unearthed, including Igansumun Water Gate and Chiseong (the first defense facility found) of Seoul Fortress, 44 buildings sites from as early as the Joseon Dynasty including Hadogamteo Site (military training ground), and 1,000 relics including Joseon Baekja (white porcelain of the Joseon Dynasty) and Buncheong Sagi (grayish blue powdered ceramics) from the early Joseon Dynasty through the Japanese colonial rule period. The excavated relics and remains will be restored and exhibited around the park.

Utilization information

・Information : [Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Program for groups]
- Time: total 1 hr (includes moving time)
- 4 exhibition hall tour by each group (varies by the number of group)
- Number of participants: 20-39 people (for 1 group) / 40-70 people (for 2 groups) / 71+ (for over 3 groups)
- Classified by the number of groups
1st Group: Event hall - memorial hall - history hall - design gallery
2nd Group: Event hall - memorial hall - history hall - design gallery
3rd Group: Design gallery - history hall - event hall - memorial hall
  
[Dongdaemun Design Plaza Architectural Tour Program]
- Time: total 1 hr (includes moving time)
- Eligibility: Students related to architecture and interior architecture, students studying design, groups related to design, design-focused goverment offices
- Contents: lecture of Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) architecture and interior, visiting the construction site and exploring the park
- Number of participants: 20 and more people
- Venue: Promotion hall and construction site at Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP), Dongdaemun History & Culture Park
- Tour guide: DDP hands-on staff and outside lecturer
- Language: Korean (for other foreign languages, guides will translate Korean into other languages.)
※ The schedule is subject to change.

・Information : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-2266-7077 (Daytime)
+82-2-2266-7083 (Nighttime)
+82-2-2266-7088,
DDP Pomotion center +82-2-2266-7330~1

・Opening date : October 27, 2009

・Closed : [Park] Open all year round
[Watching facility] Mondays

・Operating Hours : [Park] 00:00 - 24:00
[Watching facility] 10:00 - 19:00

Admission Fees

Free

Facilities for the Handicapped

Designated restroom

Restrooms

Available

Interpretation Services Offered

Available in English, Chinese, Japanese

Reservation Info. for Natives

Prior reservation required for 20 or more guests
+82-2-2266-7330 (Ext. 1)

Access

[Subway]
Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station (Seoul Subway Line 2 & 4), Exit 1.

[Bus] Blue bus: 101, 102, 103, 105, 107, 108, 144, 152, 163, 201, 260, 261, 262, 270, 271, 301, 370, 407, 420, 720, 721
Green bus: 2112, 2233, 2014, 7025, 7212
Red bus: 9403
Airport bus: 6002
Village bus: Jongno 03

281, Eulji-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul


Traffic information

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