History of the Cheongyecheon stream, the little river with a big story! Listen to stories and information you can't find anywhere else! - Meet at Gwanghwamun Station exit 5 or Jongak Station exit 5 (whichever is convenient for the guest) - Begin with a brief explanation of what the Cheongyecheon stream is, why it is important to Korean history, and how it ties the distant past, the recent past, and the present together (this will include some photos) - Walk with guests and allow them to enjoy the beauty of the stream while explaining how it came to the shape it is in now and telling some fun facts. - pause for taking photos when desired. - stop at certain points along the stream to tell the unbelievable stories attached to certain areas
I will provide a unique and important snack which will allow the guests to participate in a traditional custom.
Will provide bottles of water for guests
Hello! I am a passionate sharer of information. I love to learn and spread knowledge to anyone with open ears. I have a Master's Degree in Korean studies with a deep focus on Korean history earned at Korea University in Seoul. I love the ancient and modern history of South Korea and I love teaching others about the beautiful, exciting, terrible, and interesting stories that the city of Seoul has to tell.
Gwanghwamun station / Jongak station - (exit 5 for both) the starting points of the tour Cheongyecheon plaza - The starting point of the stream after it's restoration Gwangtonggyo Bridge - one of the busiest and most important bridges in the Joseon dynasty, with a deep dark secret. Uigwe Murals! - what are these wall paintings!? Seasonal art installations - the art here is always changing, let's check it out! Samilgyo- the March 3rd bridge!
8月26日 月曜日 12:30～14:30
Please consider the weather. Tour may run later or earlier if rain is coming at the tour time. If it is raining during the tour time, the guide will treat for a fun lunch to wait for the rain to stop. Wear shoes that are comfortable, apply sunscreen if needed.
Historic Walking tour of Cheongyecheon