Seoul Hotels near Dongjak
Dongjak is one of the twenty-five gu (districts) of Seoul, South Korea. The River Han flows along the north of this popular district, upon which the district’s namesake, the Dongjaegi Naruteo Ferry, floats. River Han serves to link the northern and southern sections of the capital city. Within Dongjak, the symbol of courage and sacrifice at Seoul National Cemetery, is located. It represents the soaring national spirit of the Korean nation. Dongjak also boasts of worship sanctuaries like the Mireugam, Sajaam and Yaksuam Temples, the famous Noryangjin Fish Market where half of Seoul’s fish passes through, and prominent national parks. ... Read more »
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- Pay respects at the Seoul National Cemetery, a military burial ground for soldiers lost in the Korean War, Korean Independence Movement and Vietnam War. It is here where Korean heroes have come to rest in peace surrounded by mountains and River Hangang.
- Take a trip to the Mireugam Temple, a four-story Buddhist shrine of the Taegojong sect located in Dongjank district of Seoul, renowned for its massive stone Buddha.
- Tour the Boramae Park, an expansive public green arena displaying decommissioned aircrafts beside the Boramae Temple, jogging track, skate park and rock climbing wall, offering something for everyone.
Visitors can fly into Incheon International Airport to arrive in Seoul. The airport lies at a distance of 48 kilometres from the district of Dongjak and passengers can take the airport shuttle, also known as the limousine bus, to reach the heart of Dongjak. Another option is to board the high speed airport express trains or AREX, which can arrive in Dongjak in 45 minutes. To get to the district, more adventurous travellers can avail public transportation. Subway lines 2 and 4 of Seoul Metro will bring them to Dongjak, or subway line 1 of Korail to arrive.« Hide