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Cheonggyecheon Stream, Seoul

4.3
#1 of 259 in Nature in South Korea
Water Body · Historic Walking Area
See how a successful eco-friendly urban renewal project created a popular tourist spot at Cheonggyecheon Stream. Before the nation's rapid economic development after the war, the district stood as a neglected waterway secluded by an overpass. However, after the renovation and beautification project, it evolved into a modern public recreation space and a haven for natural habitats. Inspect the passing stream from one of two historic bridges--Gwangtonggyo and Supyogyo--and see how it teems with animal and plant life amid a highly urbanized city. You'll find many shops and small businesses here; feel free to pay them a visit and purchase their goods, souvenirs, or services. Put Cheonggyecheon Stream on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Seoul travel itinerary planner.
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  • Cheonggyeacheon is the first of the stream beds to be restored and is a pleasant walk through downtown Seoul. Birds have returned as well as some small fish. it is about five miles long wandering...  more »
  • Clean, calm streams for walk. Love this place again. Evening is better to walk after dinner. Recommend.  more »
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  • A cool place during hot summer day. A breeze in the city center despite all controversy.
  • one of my favorite landmarks

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