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  • Come and Join to Enjoy! Summer Festival “Explore Seoul”

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    Seoul City invites foreigners to participate in the Summer Festival “Explore Seoul”, a special event for touring Seoul using public transportation.

    What is “Explore Seoul”?

    – A self-tour program in which a small group follows an arranged itinerary (about ten people).
    – Participants are supposed to use public transportation, and need to accomplish a mission during each course. (accompanied by a volunteer).
    – Participants should make a video or take pictures during the tour and share them via Facebook and YouTube.


    – Date: June 25 (Sat), 2011, 10:00 ~ 17:00
    – Venue: Bukchon Hanok Village, Hangang Area (Mulbit Plaza, Floating Island), Bongeunsa Temple, COEX


    – Period: June 14 (Tue) ~ 20 (Mon), 2011
    – Number of Participants: 40 ~ 50 people 
    –  Eligibility: Foreigners
    – Participation Fee: Free
    – How to Apply: Download the application form, fill it out, and send it to the following email address (grace2yh@seoul.go.kr). DownloadYou can also find the information from the “Cultural Experience of Seoul” website (http://www.addicted2seoul.co.kr)
    – Selection: Participants will be selected by order of application, and will be individually informed of their selection by email.


    – Participants need to bring their identification card on the event day.
    (※ ID card with photo such as alien registration card and passport)
    – The tour course and venues may be changed depending on the number of participants and the weather conditions.
    – Participants will receive more detailed information individually by email at a later date.
    (The mission will be disclosed on the event day).

    Major Programs: Choose one of two courses

    – Course 1: Gahoe Museum – Samcheong-dong – Mulbit Plaza – Floating Island

     Gahoe Museum,Samcheong-dong

     Mulbit Plaza , Floating Island

    – Course 2: Bongeunsa Temple – Kimchi Museum (COEX) – COEX Aquarium

     Bongeunsa Temple , Kimchi Museum (COEX) , COEX Aquarium