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  Sungkyunkwan University's Seoul Campus is in an excellent location, poised next to a student-centered district and

  the historic cultural hub of Seoul.

 

 

 

Old Sungkyunkwan

 

 

  Old Sungkyunkwan, which was founded in the Joseon Dynasty, is the 618-year-

  old campus located at the front gate of present-day Sungkyunkwan University.

  Students studied and lived at the original campus for hundreds of years. It had all

  of the facilities of a modern university including a dormitory, cafeteria, lecture

  hall, and library,as well as a Confucian shrine.

  (Subway Line #4 Hyehwa Station. exit 4)

 

The Blue House (Cheong Wa Dae)

 

 

 

  Known as the Blue House or Cheong Wa Dae, this is the official residence of
  the President of the Republic of Korea. Tours are available if booked in
  advance.
  (Subway Line #3 Gyeongbokgung Station)

 

Daehangno
 
 
 
  Daehangno is a commercial and theater district in Seoul. On weekends it is a
  nightlife hotspot for university students.
  (Subway Line #4 Hyehwa Station)
 

 

Changdeok Palace
 
 
 
  Built in the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910), Changdeok Palace was constructed for
  King Taejong. The palace was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997.
  (Subway Line #3 Anguk Station. exit 3)
 

 

Seoul City Walls (Seoul Castle)
 
 
 
  The Seoul City Walls were built in 1396 at the dawn of the Joseon Dynasty and
  were meant to fortify the city including its palaces and non-royal residents. It is
  one of Korea's National Treasures.
  (Subway Line #4 Hyehwa Station)

 

Gyeongbok Palace
 
 
 
  It was 1395, three years after the Joseon Dynasty was founded by Yi Seong-gye,
  when the construction of this palace was required after Seoul became the new
  capital of ancient Korea.
  (Subway Line #3 Gyeongbokgung Station. exit 5)

 

Insadong Art Distict
 
 
 
  Insa-dong is a trendy arts district, so if you are an art lover or want to enjoy the
  ambiance of a traditional tea shop, this is the place to visit.
  (Subway Line #3 Anguk Station. exit 6)
 

 

Cheonggye Stream
 
 
 
  This famed stream which flows through downtown Seoul is an ancient
  body of water that stretches from Gwanghwamun downtown through
  Dongdaemun Market and beyond.

  (Subway Lines #1 & #2 Seoul City Hall Station. exit 4)

 
 

 

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