|Cheongwadae Sarangchae (청와대 사랑채)|
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January 5th, 2010, Cheongwadae Sarangchae, is a multi-purpose exhibition hall
where visitors can learn about the past, present and future visions of Seoul
The Korea Hall, located on the first floor, showcases Korea's UNESCO World Heritage sites, as well as a collection of documentary heritage in UNESCO's Memory of the World Register. The Hi Seoul Hall introduces major tourist attractions, famous restaurants, festivals, Seoul's history and, of course, the famous Hangang River.
The Presidential Hall, located ont he second floor, displays materials about the former presidents of Korea. A replica of the presidential office is set up so visitors can take photos of themselves sitting behind the president's desk. Visitors can also learn about climate change at the Green Growth Center and get a glimpse of the G20 Summit at the G20 Lounge on the 2nd floor.
Sarangbang is also an exhibition center displaying a wide array of artwork. There is a Korean traditional craft atelier and a special exhibition center where children’s works and public campaign ads are exhibited.
The center is open from 9 am to 6 pm, with no reservations required.
|Site area (4,116㎡): 2 above-ground levels, 1 basement level|
|Exhibition Hall Information|
|1F: Republic of Korea Hall, Special Exhibition, Han style, traditional tea café
2F: Presidential Hall, Haengboknuri Hall
|Facilities for the Handicapped|
|Wheel chair rental service, toilet for the disabled|
|Souvenir Shop, Café Ogada|
|Admission / Participation Fees|
|Baby Stroller Rentals|
|East parking lot of Gyeongbokgung Palace (located on the left side in the direction of Samcheong-dong towards Gwanghwamun).
|Small cars (less than 16 seats): 2,000 won for
the first two hours.
Medium and large cars (more than 16 seats): 4,000 won for the first two hours.
Additional 500 won every 15 minutes thereafter.
|Foreign Language Intepretation Services|
|English, Japanese and Chinese|
Gyeongbokgung Station (Seoul Subway Line 3), Exit 4
Walk toward Gyeongbokgung Palace and turn left into Hyoja-ro.
Walk ahead for about 800m and Cheongwadae Sarangchae will be in front of the fountain.
1. Get off at Hankook Ilbo Bus Stop then walk for about 20 min (1.4km).
-Take local bus 1500, 272, 106, 708, 8272, 7022, 7025, or 9710.
2. Get off at Gyeongbokgung Bus Stop them walk for about 15 min (1km).
-Take local bus 171, 272, 708, 109, 601, 1020, or 7025.
3. Get off at Bus Transfer Center at Seoul Station (Seoul Subway Line 1), Exit 9. Then walk for about 5 min (350m) to make a bus transfer at the bus stop by taking local bus 1711 or 7016. Get off at Hyoja-dong Bus Stop and walk for another 5 min (350m).