Storytelling Tour Course consists of 5 representative tour routes(Dongdaemun, Arisu, Seoul Baekje Palace Road, Seoul City Wall, Sejong-daero and Hangeul Gaon-gil) that are discovered during the Seoul storytelling tour course development project, with the stories for tourists to watch, listen and experience while walking.
Dongdaemun is more than just a fashion town that sells clothes. It is a place that has many stories about people to be told.From Hanyang (the capital of the Joseon Dynasty) to present day Seoul, Seoul Heunginjimun (East Gate of Seoul) has existed in its same location for 600 years. An endless series of stories await visitors in this area, including at Hadogamteo Site and Hullyeonwon Park, which hold the spirits of soldiers who protected the Joseon Dynasty; Gwangjang Market, a 100-year-old market from the Joseon Dynasty; Gwanghui-dong, a small global village inside Dongdaemun; Seoul City Wall and Igansumun (Water Gate), which were hidden underground until recently; and Dongdaemun Design Plaza, which creates a new landscape with its streamlined architecture.
Walking along Dongdaemun’s Storytelling Course provides stories related to history, culture, and life in the Dongdaemun area.It is a short 1 hour and 40 minute walking course that allows people to be able to explore the Dongdaemun area. Seoul Heunginjimun (East Gate of Seoul), Ogansugyo (Bridge), the Dongdaemun Design Plaza, Dongdaemun History & Culture Park, Gwanghui-dong neighborhood, Hullyeonwon Park, Bangsan Market, and Gwangjang Market will be introduced with insightful storytelling.
Seoul Heunginjimun (East Gate of Seoul)
Sanga Wollyeongga Station (Ogansugyo (Bridge)
Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP)
Dongdaemun History & Culture Park