The remodeled Seoul Station overpass will open to the public as Seoullo 7017 on May 20, 2017. Seoulites and foreign tourists alike are welcome to participate in the opening program, which will introduce the various landmarks of Seoul in three tour courses.
Cultural tour guides will narrate fun stories on the history, culture, and prominent figures of the Seoullo area in an animated manner.
Local attractions within a one kilometer radius of Seoullo will be incorporated into the stories and included in the three tour courses.
Tour 1 ‘From Hanyang to Seoullo’ looks into the history of Seoul through a discussion of the changes in urban space and historical figures. Tour 2 ‘Seoullo Architecture Tour’ explores the architecture of Seoul by looking into the history of architecture, culture, and lifestyle in Seoul with the introduction of western culture in the early 1900s. Finally, in Tour 3 ‘Seoullo Night Tour’ you can enjoy the nightscape and romantic atmosphere of Seoul at night.
|Tour||Theme and Key Points|
|“From Hanyang to Seoullo”||(history) How did the walled city of Hanyang develop into Seoul City? Culture Station Seoul 284-Seoullo-Severance Hospital-Hanyangdoseong, the Seoul City Wall-Baekbeom Square-Hoehyeon Station|
|“‘Seoullo Architecture Tour”||(architecture) Tour of enlightenment and modern era sites inside the city Culture Station Seoul 284-Seoullo-Son Kee Chung Memorial Hall-Yakhyeon Catholic Church-St. Joseph Apartment-Chungjeonggak House|
|“Seoullo Night Tour”||(nightscape) Night life in Seoul along with narration Seoullo-Namdaemun Presbyterian Church-Hanyangdoseong, the Seoul City Wall-Baekbeom Square-Sungnyemun Gate|
Reservations: visitseoul.net (available from May 15, 2017)
Languages: Korean, English, Chinese, Japanese
|Culture Station Seoul 284||Seoullo 7017|
|Yakhyeon Catholic Church||Sungnyemun Gate|
|Hanyangdoseong, the Seoul City Wall||Baekbeom Square / Ahn Jung Geun Memorial Museum|
|Samsoon Stairs||Chungjeonggak House|