Main Attractions on Line 6
Dokbawi Station, Exit 1, approx. 15-min walk (Bukhansan Dulle-gil Cloud Park Path)
Bukhansan Mountain is the only national park in the Seoul metropolitan area. The mountain is recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records as the “Most Visited National Park per Unit of Area.” It is conveniently accessible by public transportation and offers a panoramic view of the downtown Seoul area, which makes it a popular destination among local and international visitors alike. There are many attractions including observatories and paths through lush forests. Bukhansan Dulle-gil, a charming hiking trail along the foothills of Bukhansan, is also a great alternative to climbing the mountain.
Digital Media City Station, Exit 2, approx. 18-min walk
Visitors to Digital Media City (DMC) in Sangam-dong will feel as if they have entered a cutting-edge technological city of the future. Among the many futuristic-looking high rises in DMC, the new headquarters of Munhwa Broadcasting Company (MBC) is a prominent landmark of the area. Featuring unique architecture with huge statues in front of the building, it appeared as a backdrop in the movie “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” Star Park features hand printings of hallyu celebrities and a photo zone with images of famous actors who starred in popular TV dramas like “Scholar Who Walks the Night (2015)” and “Moon Embracing the Sun (2012).” In addition, Garden Studio offers visitors a chance to watch live recordings of radio programs in real-time and features a variety of attractions sure to capture everyone’s interest.
World Cup Stadium Station, Exit 2, approx. 2-min walk
Seoul World Cup Stadium was the main stadium of the 2002 Korea-Japan World Cup. It is equipped with a movie theater, giant supermarkets, jjimjil-bang (Korean-style sauna), shops, and a number of parks clustered around the stadium. The 66,000-seat sports stadium is also the venue of various performances including mega-scale hallyu concerts. On days when there are no events scheduled, visitors are welcome to tour the stadium. The tour starts from the World Cup Memorial Hall located near the west gate and covers the stadium, athletes’ waiting room, and other facilities. A commentary tour is also available for international visitors, with guides speaking English, Japanese, and Chinese. (Service will vary depending on work schedule of staff; inquire at the information desk in advance.)
World Cup Stadium Station, Exit 1, approx. 10-min walk
Pyeonghwa Park is the main park of World Cup Park. Other parks in the vicinity include Haneul Park, Noeul Park, and Nanji Hangang Park. Carpeted in an extensive grass lawn and lush forest, the park is a terrific spot to go for a picnic or a leisurely walk. The willow trees lining the banks of the river and seasonal flowers add more charm to the park’s picturesque atmosphere.