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Gwacheon, the City of Exciting Horse Racing and a Grand Amusement Park!

Gwacheon is a satellite city located at a close distance from the heart of Seoul. It is connected to Seoul via Subway Line 4 and is the setting for the 2nd Government Complex, which hosts numerous administrative bodies of the nation. Gwacheon boasts clean air and a beautiful environment. Its proximity to downtown Seoul (only 30 minutes by subway) makes it one of the most popular cities where people want to live. Gwacheon’s major attractions are Seoul Land, one of Korea’s major amusement parks, Seoul Grand Park with the largest zoo and botanical garden in Korea, the National Museum of Contemporary Art, where people can experience Korea’s modern art history at a glance, and Seoul Race Track, which is Korea’s largest state-owned horse racing track.

Surface Area : 35.86㎢
Population : 77,488 (as of 2002)

[ Major Tourist Attractions ]


Seoul Land

Seoul Grand Park

National Museum of
Contemporary Art

Seoul Race Track

Seoul Land
Santa Sledding Hills

[ How to Get There ]
Getting to Gwacheon is very convenient. Subway Line 4 serves all major attractions and downtown Gwacheon, while many city buses connect the downtowns of Seoul and Gwacheon. By subway, get off at Seoul Grand Park for Seoul Grand Park, Seoul Land, and the National Museum of Contemporary Art. For Seoul Race Track, get off at Seoul Racecourse Park.

[ Gwacheon Home Stay Reservation Service ]
The city of Gwacheon has a well-established home stay service where foreign visitors can experience the family culture of Korea. E-mail the preferred conditions and language, and the city of Gwacheon will select and propose a home stay family that meets your requirement. At only $30 per night, you can enjoy and experience the authentic lifestyle of Korean families.
>> Go to the reservation page for homestays in the Gwacheon area.
Date 01/21/2008



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