|Korea Military Academy (육군사관학교 기념관)|
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The Korea Military Academy is famous for strict discipline, patriotism, and officer pupils. In the past this was not an open place to the public, but since 1997 it has become a new tourist site. There is now a touring course which is the main attraction for visitors. The tour starts at the School Information Center to the museum, memorial hall and the exhibition, which takes approximately an hour and thirty minutes. The Army Museum holds various military treasures and remains, and at the memorial hall you can learn more about the history of the army.
However the highlight of the tour is the parade of the pupils. You can watch the students march with their flourishing formal suits. You can also see this at the “Hwarang Ceremony”.
|Mondays, Jan 1st, Seollal and Chuseok|
|Tour Course Information|
|* Main Tour Route
Museum (showing a movie about the school) → Cheongheondang → Main Office of the Academy → Hwarang Training Ground (showing Hwarang rituals) → Outdoor Weapons Exhibition Hall → Memorial Hall → Hwarang Dormitory (where cadets live) → Hwarang Honor Hall (a cafeteria selling beverages and souvenirs)
* Cadet Parade Tour (Hwarang Ritual Event)
Begins at 16:00 p.m. every Friday (subject to change depending on the school schedule and weather conditions)
|10:00 - 17:00|
|Hwarangdae Station (Seoul
Subway Line 6), Exit 4.
Walk 15 minutes to Korea Military Academy Information Center.
Or, take Bus 202, 1155, 1156, or 1225 at the subway station and get off at Seoul Womens University Bus Stop.