*09 Sinchon·Ewha Univ. Area

Most Interesting Districts
Sixteen of Seoul's Most Interesting Districts

*To experience the city's ancient history, traditions, cuisine and trendy culture, a visit to these 16 areas is a good place to start.

[ Authorship-Korea Tourism Organization ]

1 Sinchon's Pedestrian-Friendly street

A cultural showcase designed around the street leading from Sinchon station to Yonsei Univ. lined with numerous restaurants and attractions. A meeting plaza and a culture cafe are just two of the spots where you can enjoy shopping and relaxation.

1-1 Sinchon Tourist Information Centerr (former the Sinchon Train Station)

: Seoul's oldest train station which opened in 1920 has been converted in 2012 into an excellent tourist information centre.

Shin Chon Hostel - www.sc-hostel.com
Sinchon Guesthouse - www.sc-guesthouse.com

2 Yonsei Univ.

Yonsei Univ. was founded in 1885 when Korea's first Western-style hospital, Gwanghyewon, was reborn as a medical school. Three university buildings that serve as excellent examples of modern Univ. architecture - Stimson Hall, Appenzeller Hall and Underwood Hall - are designated as Historic sites. The ivy-draped campus is a frequent shooting location for movies and television dramas.

3 Ewha Univ.'s Street You Want to Visit

Clothes, accessories, beauty parlors and more can be found in this shopping area popular with young women. Lots of fascinating little streetside shops are clustered along a side-street that branches off from the main street leading from Ewha university subway station to the university's main gates.

4 Ewha Womans University

Founded in 1886 as Korea's first women's college, Ewha Univ. is today Korea's largest univ. for women. The high-tech ECC (Ewha Campus Complex) designed by the world-renowned architect Dominique Perrault is famous for its unique and sophisticated facades.

Shin Chon Hostel - www.sc-hostel.com
Sinchon Guesthouse - www.sc-guesthouse.com

- Take a stroll around one of Seoul's most beautiful campuses.
- Shopping for the latest trends in clothes and fashion accessories.

< Recommendation of Accommodations nearby >

Y Hotel - www.yhotel.kr

Shinchon Casaville - www.casaville-shinchon.co.kr

Backpackers Korea - www.backpackerskorea.com
JK House Guesthouse - www.jkhouse.co.kr
J Guesthouse - www.jguesthouse.com
Alpha Guesthouse - www.alphaguesthouse.net
Sinchon Bluguesthouse - www.bluguesthouse.com
ABC Guesthouse - www.abcseoulhouse.com