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The advanced welfare
and livable county GANG-SEO

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“Gangseo is evolving As a high-Class Town of Happiness.”
Ro Hyun-song
Mayor of Gangseo-Gu
GANGSEO IS EVOLVING
AS A HIGH-CLASS
TOWN OF HAPPINESS
My fellow 600,000 residents of Gangseo,
I am Ro Hyun-song, Mayor of Gangseo District.
Today, I give you my commitment to advancing
Gangseo as a complete and premium value
town-within-a-city.
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Gang-seo

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Heo Jun Museum
Euiseong - Heo Jun (1537-1615) and Heo Jun Museum Heo Jun was the most renowned doctor in his era. He wrote many medical books to help alleviate patients' suffering.His most famous medical book Dongeuibogam, which is an almanac of Korean Oriental medicine, is the most shining example of his sublime humanity. He is rightly praised as Asia's "Saint of Medicine".
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Gyeomjae Jeong Seon
Memorial Museum
Gyeomjae Jeong Seon was a master of real landscape painting who left behind a rich legacy of masterpieces depicting Seoul and the Han River, including the Eight Scenic Views of Yangcheon, while he served as the chief of Yangcheon-hyeon (currently, Gangseo-gu).
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Yaksasa Temple
The Yaksasa Temple was where the master painter Gyeomjae loved to visit to paint. Its scenic beauty is almost mesmeric and includes a view of the banks of the Han River and luxuriant forests! Gyeomjae's painting Gaehwasa depicts this temple (Yaksasa Temple used to be called Gaehwasa Temple in the Joseon era).
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Ginkgo and Zelkova
Planted by a Minister
These trees standing at 222 Geumnanghwa-gil (799 Banghwa-dong) are over 400 years old, and are said to have been planted by a government minister during the reign of King Jungjong of Joseon.
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Festival of Gang-seo

  • Heo Jun
    Festival
    • Date.
      Saturday and Sunday, 2nd week of October (2 days)
    • Venue.
      Guam Neighborhood Park, Heo Jun Museum, Road at 55 Yangcheon-ro
    • The festival offers a unique thematic program that gives a modern interpretation to the life and accomplishments of the great doctor Heo Jun.
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  • Sunrise
    Festival
    • Date.
      Every January 1 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
    • Venue.
      Gaehwasan Mountain *The time and venue may change depending on circumstances.
    • An event of hope and harmony where the people of Gangseo gather together to make a wish and welcome in the New Year with an exchange of blessings.
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  • Spring / Autumn
    Seokjeon-je Ritua
    • Date.
      Every February and August of the lunar calendar from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
    • Venue.
      The Main Hall of Yangcheonhyanggyo Local Confucian School
    • Seokjeon-daeje Ritual is a large-scale event held in a munmyo, a Confucian shrine.
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  • Gyeomjae Real
    Landscape Art Festival
    • Date.
      Every May
    • Venue.
      Gungsan Mountain, Gayang-dong, Gangseo-gu (Soangnu Pavilion and Goseong Fortress Site)
    • Gyeomjae Arts Festival is held every May, not only to reawaken the spirit of Gyeomjae Jeong Seon in painting, but also to commemorate the area of Soangnu Pavilion on Gungsan Mountain, Gangseo-gu, as one of the locations where he created his landscape masterpieces.
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