Kyonggi-do Travel Guide

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Incheon

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Suwon

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Yongin

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Ilsan-dong

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P'yongt'aek

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Ich'on

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Ansan

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Taesong-dong

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Songt'an

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P'aju

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Songni-dong

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Uijongbu

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Kap'yong

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Incheon

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  • Incheon Airport

    Incheon Transportation

    Incheon Airport is the gateway to Korea. It is located an hour west of Seoul, on an island outside of Incheon. Incheon is a beautiful, modern airport that opened in 2002, just in time for the World Cup. Incheon's 35 million passengers per year makes it the eighth busiest airport in the world.The airport has been named the world's best airport each...

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  • Hyatt Regency Incheon

    Incheon Hotels

    A short bus ride from the airport, the check-in was busy but probably not the best timing on my...

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  • Incheon Subway & Airport Express Train

    Incheon Transportation

    Incheon is located at the end of Seoul Subway Line 1, so is easily accessible from Seoul. Incheon also has its own subway line that runs north/south intersecting Line 1 at Bupyeong Station. Subway trains run every 6 to 10 minutes on weekdays from about 5am to midnight. From Incheon to Seoul Station is about 40 km, it will take perhaps an hour, and...

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Suwon

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  • Best Donkas in Town

    Suwon Restaurants

    Super crispy and tasty donkas (pork, chicken, or fish) I have ever had. The inside looks really cool, too. Seemed to have fresh and thick cuts of meat, good sides, and an impressive painting on the wall next to our seats. Will be back for more with friends for sure. I had the combination with pork tenderloin and fish. It also came with noodles, a...

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  • Ramada Plaza Suwon

    Suwon Hotels

    940 Ingye-Dong Paldal-Gu, Suwon, 442-832, South Korea

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Couples

  • Dongbukgangnu

    Suwon Things to Do

    Dongbukgangnu is the Northeast Angel Tower. it sits on top of the high hill in the east of the Hwahongmun Fooldgate. it's one of most beautiful architecture of Fortress.

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Yongin

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  • Get a Discount for the Admission Fee

    Yongin Things to Do

    Now if you're going to Everland on your own, do yourself a favour and visit the theme park website to print yourself a discount voucher. You'll save 2,000 won on the usual 33,000 won entrance fee. For kids below 13, you pay 22,000 ( after a discount). I've provided the weblink, haha. Alternatively, visit the Korean National Tourism Office in your...

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  • Everland 6 (European Adventure)

    Yongin Things to Do

    this one is in the European Adventure Part of Everland, we were lounging around and taking pictures, afterwards we took the cable car to the Global Fair Main Street and go back to Seoul.

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  • Everland 5 (Magic Land)

    Yongin Things to Do

    this in Magic Land part of Everland. We had a 4d ride with a korean monkey hero and into a jungle river cruise (similar to disneyland) and the waiting time was 1 hour and the ride was about 6 minutes and I was also soaked there.

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Ilsan-dong

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  • Ilsan Lake Park (Musical Fountain)

    Ilsan-dong Things to Do

    At the far northwestern end of Ilsan Lake Park is a massive fountain. In the evenings during the summer months, from 8:30 to 9:30, the fountain puts on a fantastic display orchestrated to an eclectic range of recognizable music from Korean to western styles. It's a great atmosphere with people of all ages and relationships appreciating the beauty...

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  • Best Khamja-tong

    Ilsan-dong Restaurants

    If you wanna head 15-20 minutes away from the center of Ilsan, there exists the most delicious khamjatong (soft pork in a spicy soup with potatoes, vegetables and sliced, spiced doct) jump on bus 100-1, 100, 101 (the long way) to Supsongmaeul (poondong). Jump off at the Alpha Stationary store stop... if you miss this one, the next one is just past...

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  • Cheap Drinks

    Ilsan-dong Nightlife

    Bar Boom is located where La Festa Shopping Plaza ends and the Meat Street begins. Just look to your left (a local convienient store and flower shop line the bottom row of shops) and notice an entry way. Head on up the the 3rd and sit yourself down for some cheap(3,oooWon) jack and cokes, gin and tonics, beers,etc, with a side of Korean fruit...

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P'yongt'aek

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  • Martial Arts Training

    P'yongt'aek Off The Beaten Path

    If you are looking for good martial arts while you are here. Go to the International Hapkido Federation Headquarters located at the old SongTan Train Station. Just as a cabbie for "Song Tan Yuck" and say Hapkido. He will take you there. I grew up in Pyontaek, it is the best school in Korea from what I have seen for training.

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  • looking for leather

    P'yongt'aek Shopping

    Playboy leather is a leather shop like none other. Mr.Joe has everything and if he doesn't have it in your size give him 2 weeks and he will custom make it for you.....i've had a cropped riding duster made and an authencity harley davidson motorcycle jacket made.....so has my husband....he can even make intimates like leather panties and bras and...

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  • packing

    P'yongt'aek Off The Beaten Path

    these little stands are the greatest.....you bring all the stuff you bought and they will pack it all in a box for you....nice and neat...for about $3.....plus the good thing is that since most of us can get on the base....you just take that box they just packed for you and you send it to yourself for free.....apo to apo. gotta love that.

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Ich'on

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  • Bus Terminal

    Ich'on Transportation

    Seoul to Icheon by BusBuses run every 15minutes from 6:30am to 9:40pm at the East Seoul Terminal.Express buses run every half hour from 6:20am to 9:20pm at the Gangnam Express Terminal.It takes about one hour from both stations.

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  • Traveling to Seoul

    Ich'on Transportation

    The express bus terminal to Seoul is an easy walk from the Miranda hotel. One way bus fare costs 3300 won and takes about one hour. It will drop you off at the East Seoul Bus terminal. From there is costs only 700 won to get almost anywhere in Seoul by subway. Be careful though. The last bus departing East Seoul back to Ichon leaves at 10PM. If you...

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  • Disgusting habit!

    Ich'on Warnings and Dangers

    Maybe it was just the time of year in which I visited Korea, Jan - Mar, but one of the most vulgar things I experienced while during my stay were the Koreans propencity to spit. And I'm not just talking quiet clearing of throat but that load nasal clearling hocking followed by the inevitable elimination of this nasty mucous whereever they may be at...

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Ansan

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  • Foreigner hangout and darts

    Ansan Nightlife

    Manhattan is one of the main places expats go in Ansan if they do not go to downtown Seoul. The bar is quite spacious. There's a few dart boards (both electronic and hard tip). There is a jukebox with a fair amount of music to choose from. Sometimes they opt to control the music by the computer behind the bar, but usually it is the jukebox. The...

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  • Rasung Tourist Hotel

    Ansan Hotels

    846-3, Wongok-dong, Danwon-Gu, Ansan, Suwon, South Korea

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    Ansan Nightlife

    Hang Out is a typical hole-in-the-wall western bar. The bar may be pretty tame on weekdays, but this may be a better time to talk to the owners and have your own private music selections played. The owner, Ozzy, has about a thousand music albums on LP.Also, there is a drum set, a few guitars and bass which allow for impromptu jam sessions.There is...

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Taesong-dong

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  • First Google Map of Panmunjom Area

    Taesong-dong Favorites

    This Google Map shows the Imjingak/Imjingang area in the foreground, with the Dora Observatory on the ridge. The two unnamed red dots at top left are the famous P'anmunjom JSA and the bridge by the old poplar tree - site of the massacre in August 1976.The yellow line is Google's usual inaccurate country border.The map is tilted, but north is still...

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  • Very basic map of the P'anmunjom area

    Taesong-dong Favorites

    Paju City has a very clever but very stylistic map of the whole DMZ aea around P'anmunjom. While not really detailed enough for walking, it does show all the sites very nicely. Unfortunately it is all in Korean.Go to the Paju website and click on the DMZ map icon on the right. You will need to scroll to the left a lot when the map shows up in a...

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  • Dorasan Station

    Taesong-dong Things to Do

    Just a kilometre south-west of the Dora Observatory, where the wooded ridge slopes down to the plain, is the new Dorasan Station, the new railway terminus. This is most certainly not intended to be the terminus, and signs in the station show directions for trains to both Seoul and Pyongyang. Trains for the former depart three times every day;...

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Songt'an

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  • Great Night Life

    Songt'an Nightlife

    I chose Other for this tip's theme since it covers such a large swath.There are tons of places to dance, hear music, eat out, go drinking/bar hopping.Or if you like people-watching, just sit on one of the street benches.You can go out partying any night, but the best time to party is on Fridays and Saturdays, of course.NOTE: There is strict curfew...

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  • Juicy Drinks

    Songt'an Tourist Traps

    If you decide to go to a bar/dance club, be careful if the ajuma/old lady asks you to buy one of the girls talking to you a drink.The drink is called a juicy, and the girl is called a juicy girl.A drink can easily set you back over W8000-10000. To get out of this, just tell the ajuma either:You'll think about itORMaybeOR Feign deafness ;)ORNO...

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  • Drink/Shop Till You Drop

    Songt'an Things to Do

    There are two big things to do at Songtan.1. Shopping - Songtan is truly a shopping paradise. You can easily max out your card if you aren't careful. You can buy all sorts of clothes, jackets, suits, blankets, Korean souvenirs, etc. You can even have them custom-made for a higher price, of course.2. Drinking - there are tons of bars to choose from...

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P'aju

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  • Map of Paju City!

    P'aju Favorites

    Paju City is Promoting other Areas besides the DMZ and you can find free brochures and maps of Paju city being given in Imjingak Ticket Counters. It is worth a look see since the brochures are free. assorted free maps of paju city and the Imjingak freedom park and the environs around the dimiliterized zone in south korea.

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  • The Peace Park

    P'aju Things to Do

    The Peace Park include various monuments such as the Peace Bell, the Peace Garden, the Imjingang River Battle Memorial and the American War Monument. It is a place where tourists feel the pain of the war and national division as well as the country's desires for unification. It also honours all countries that took part in the Korean War as 14...

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  • Freedom Bridge

    P'aju Things to Do

    A bridge that does not connect - yet. This bridge is symbolic as it ends at the fence of the DMZ and allows Koreans to leave messages for family members that are in the North and therefore out of reach of any South Korean. A small sign next to the bridge states: "Opening Up - Breaking the 50 year barrier".

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Songni-dong

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  • Songnisan National Park

    Songni-dong Things to Do

    This is one of Korea's finest national parks. The mountains tower over 1,000 meters, and are accessible by the numerous hiking trails. Be forewarned: they are demanding, and only for those fit enough to make the climb. It's not dangerous, but very challenging. Allow at least several hours for a round trip. The name Songnisan means "Remote from the...

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  • Beopjusa Temple

    Songni-dong Things to Do

    One of Korea's largest and finest Buddhist temples, this one dates back to 533 AD. The invading Japanese burned it down in 1592, but it was rebuilt in 1624 and modified since then. Since my visit, a huge statue of the Buddha was finished. This is a nice place to relax on the way to or from the mountains.

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Kap'yong

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  • Canadian Korean War Memorial Garden

    Kap'yong Things to Do

    It didn't take me long to find this place. All I did is when I reached Gapyeong I flashed my Canadian passport and the cab driver knew what I wanted to see. Located here are three monuments to commemorate Canadian participation in the Korean War: a stone cairn to commemorate Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI); a stone tablet with...

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  • Commonwealth War Memorial

    Kap'yong Things to Do

    The Commonwealth Wall is dedicated to all who served in the Commonwealth units during the Korean War. Remembrance services are held at the Wall every year by units from countries that made up the Commonwealth in the 1950s.Kapyong is where elements of the 27th Commonwealth Brigade between the23-24 April, 1951. The units involved were Canada's 2nd...

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