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The districts of Gangbuk (강북), Dobong (도봉), Eunpyeong (은평), Seongbuk (성북) and Nowon (노원) are in the northern part of Seoul. It is probably best known for the Bukhan mountain that offers nature and hiking close to the city.
- Dobong is accessible though Metro lines 1, 4 and 7
- Eunpyeong is accessible through Metro lines 3 and 6
- Gangbuk is accessible via Metro line 4
- Nowon is accessible through Metro line 1,4, 6 and 7
phone: +82 2-996-0419address: San 9-1, Suyu 4-dong, Gangbuk-gu 국립4.19민주묘지Dedicated to the tragic events in 1960 which are now considered the roots of modern Korean democracy. 224 people were killed during the April 19 Movement, and were buried in this cemetery. It became a national cemetery in 1995. This place has a museum, several statues, and a mausoleum. It is a popular park to learn about culture and heritage.
phone: +82 2 2289-4001address: 173, Wolgye-ro, Gangbuk 서울특별시 강북구 월계로 173 (번동)
address: 121 Daesagwan-ro2000 pieces of traditional furniture and ten traditional Korean houses on display. Visits by guided tour only, which has to be booked beforehand. You can get there by bus 02 after getting off at Hansung University Station using Line 4.
BukhansanThe highest peak in Seoul, at 836.5m. Close to the summit, standing above Seoul, is one of the starkest nature/urban divides in the world. These hiking trails are the most visited of the world, with friendly local hikers.
- Dobongsan(도봉산) (Dobongsan Station (Subway Line 1,7) Take Bus 146 or 140. Many bus is destination Dobongsan.
Suyeon Sanbangphone: +82 2-764-1736address: 8, Seongbuk-ro 26-gilA tea house located in an old traditional wooden house which used to be the home of the writer Lee Tae-Jun. Try the jujube (red dates) tea and the pumpkin desserts while admiring the picturesque garden. There are only very few tables available, so it pays off to come early to get one of the good tables at the window. This place is quite expensive and having a tea for two with dessert will cost you around ₩20,000.
phone: +82 2 6730 8888address: 7 Yulgok-ro 2-gil Jongno-guServiced apartments designed in studio, two-bedroom and penthouse layouts are available.