Cheonggyecheon Stream, Seoul

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#1 of 213 in Nature in South Korea
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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  • We visited at night as everything started to light up. if you're after a pleasant and peaceful stroll along the river it's nice.  more »
  • We walked a sunny Sunday on this channel. We found several couples and families walking beside the canal, enjoying the climate and vegetation that grows beside the canal. The water is crystal clear and fish. The atmosphere is very special!
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