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Paju Book City (파주출판도시)

  • Paju Book City (파주출판도시)
  • Paju Book City (파주출판도시)
  • Paju Book City (파주출판도시)
  • Paju Book City (파주출판도시)
  • Paju Book City (파주출판도시)
  • Paju Book City (파주출판도시)
  • Paju Book City (파주출판도시)
  • Paju Book City (파주출판도시)
  • Paju Book City (파주출판도시)
  • Paju Book City (파주출판도시)
  • Paju Book City (파주출판도시)
  • Paju Book City (파주출판도시)
  • Paju Book City (파주출판도시)
145, Hoedong-gil, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do
경기도 파주시 회동길 145 (문발동) 아시아출판정보문화센터
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• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-31-955-5959
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  • Information

    Located in Gyoha-eup (Paju, Gyeonggi-do), Paju Book City is a giant cultural complex, belonging to the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism. It is home to 250 publishers with over 10,000 workers. It covers the entire process of publishing from planning to printing and distribution.

    Asia Publication Culture & Information Center houses book cafes, used bookstores, galleries, and restaurants, hosting diverse exhibitions and forums; Tan Tan Story House, run by Yeowon Media specializing in illustrated storybooks for children, is a cultural center for children with a performance hall, a gallery, and a book café. Other notable attractions include Yeolhwadang, Chameleon (BIR Publishing’s book outlet), Darakwon Book Café, and Moongongsa Book Café. The first floor of Paju Book City is full of book stores and cafes.

    Visitors need to be aware that some stores are closed on weekends and during holidays and only open between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Aside from bookstores and cafes, Paju Book City also boasts many attractions. For instance, its chic building meshes perfectly with the beautiful surroundings; in the corner of Asia Publication Culture & Information Center is an elegant Hanok (traditional Korean house) that boasts both traditional beauty and modern touches.


    Varies by publication company

    Activity Information
    [Book City Tour]
    - Course: Asia Publication Culture & Information Center → Bookcity walking tour → Hands-on program → Bookstore
    - Hours: 10:00-16:30
    - Maximum Occupancy: Picnic & Walking Course: up to 120 people / Themed-trip Course; 10 to 15 people.
    - Duration: Picnic Course about 3-4 hrs / Walking Course about 1.5 hrs / Themed-trip Course about 4 hrs
    - Application: Apply online  
    - Notes: Commentary guide will accompany through the tour
    * Inquiries: Bookcity Culture Foundation +82-31-955-5959

    Admission Fees


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