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  • Heo Jun Museum

    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 the Asia???s "Saint of Medicine".

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  • Gyeomjae Jeong Seon Memorial Museum

    Gyeomjae Jeong Seon
    Memorial Museum

    Master of Real Landscape Paintings- Gyeomjae Jeong Seon and 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). It is particularly interesting to see his works depicting the historic views of Gangseo ear the Han River, including Yisujeong, Soyojeong, Gaehwasa, Yangcheonhyeona, Jonghaecheongjo, Gongpyeongcheungtap, Seolpyeonggiryeo, Soakhuweol, and Soakru.

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  • Yaksasa Temple

    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). The temple was named Yaksasa because it has a cold spring that is said to heal elderly patients (yaksa is Korean for a pharmacist).

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  • Ginkgo and Zelkova Planted by a Minister

    Ginkgo and Zelkova Planted
    by a Minister

    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). The temple was named Yaksasa because it has a cold spring that is said to heal elderly patients (yaksa is Korean for a pharmacist).

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  • Yangcheonhyanggyo Confucian School

    Yangcheonhyanggyo
    Confucian School

    Yangcheonhyanggyo Confucian School, the only Confucian school in Seoul, was the cradle of our ancestors' education and culture, and is an educational institute and cultural asset that provides moral and educational teachings to the next generation.

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  • Soakru Pavilion

    Soakru Pavilion

    Yangcheongoseong Fortress Site is the site of an old fortress on Mt. Gung behind the Yangcheonhyanggyo Confucious School. It was built by King Munju, the 22nd king of the Baekje Dynasty before the transfer of the capital city (A.D. 475) in preparation for any invasion by Goguryeo from beyond the Han River. Historians estimate that the fortress remained at the site until the period of King Seongjong of the Joseon Dynasty (1470).

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  • Gonghangjeong Pavilion

    Gonghangjeong Pavilion

    While walking along the trail next to the Gangseo Community Center, you can see Gonghangjeong Pavilion, which is used as a traditional archery center. This place boasts a wonderful landscape with archery targets surrounded by banks of trees on the hillside behind. Visitors love having a go at archery.

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  • The Monument to the Patriots

    The Monument to
    the Patriots

    At 19-8 Naechonmaeul-gil, Gangseo-gu (by Mitasa Temple, 81-3, San, Gaehwa-dong) is a Monument to the Patriots. It commemorates over 1,100 deceased patriots, including Kim Mu-jung, commander of 3rd Battalion, 12th Regiment, 1st Division of the ROK Army, which safeguarded Gimpo Airport during the Korean War.

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  • Heogabawi Rock

    Heogabawi Rock

    Heogabawi Rock, located at 69-3 Heo Jun-gil, Gangseo-gu (in front of Yeongdeungpo Technical High School, 26-28 Gayang-dong), is a naturally formed rock cave. It is a veritable treasure trove for anthropological researchers as it is estimated to have been inhabited by human beings in the Stone Age, who would caught shellfish and fish from the Han River.

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  • Gwangjubawi Rock

    Gwangjubawi Rock

    The rock standing in Gongamnaru, Gayang 2-dong is Gwangjubawi Rock. Consisting of three 12m-high rocks, this rock is also known as Gwangjebawi, which means a rock in a large dock. When Baekje set up the capital in Wiryeseong and controlled the waterways of the Han River, this place was called Gongam-naru Dock. The name Gwangjubawi is estimated to be an incorrect rendering of Gwangjebawi.

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