Make a Cultural Connection Through the Arts

Make a Cultural Connection Through the Arts

If you want to make an emotional connection with a country, experience their native arts. Attend a performance, view an exhibit, make the most of the learning center.

At the Seoul Arts Center in Seocho-dong, near Nambu station in Seoul, visitors can immerse themselves in Korean art, with interactive and multimedia exhibits for a multi-sensory experience.

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Go to the Seoul Lantern Festival (November)

Go to the Seoul Lantern Festival (November)

The Seoul Lantern Festival is just the remedy to boost spirits and remind us that there is warmth wherever people gather to enjoy beauty. This annual festival of lights along the Cheonggyecheon stream near City Hall (Gwanghwamun Station) begins the first Friday of November and runs about two weeks. It is free to the public and draws millions of visitors...

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Explore 63 Building (육삼 빌딩) Top to Bottom

Explore 63 Building (육삼 빌딩) Top to Bottom

In the late afternoon sun, the Hanwa 63 Building radiates a shimmering bright gold. Built in 1986 on Yeouido Island, it once reigned as Seoul's tallest skyscraper. It's claim to fame these days is that it houses the world's highest art gallery. The art gallery displays masterpieces, but more interesting are the eclectic theme-oriented collections. Skulls anyone?

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