Friday, August 2, 2013

Day 36: Yuldong park, Bundang Jeongja-dong Café Street and Namhansanseong Provincial Park

Yuldong park
How to go there: Alight at seohyeon station and go out from exit 2. The bus stop is just located outside the exit. U can take bus 17 or 17-1 or 33 to reach the park. U can alight at 13th or 14th bus stop.
The bungee tower which is 45-meter. The cost is around 25000won. It is opened from 10am to 12pm and 1:30pm to 5pm. However, it is limited 15 to 50 people jump per day so u got to be early. If there is bad weather condition, the bungee jump is also cancelled. Remember to take note of weather and be there early for the jump.

Some of the beautiful photos around the park
U can also jog or cycle around the park. It is quite beautiful with mountain and lake scenery. The park is also a popular date course for couples at nighttime as there are many quiet cafes located near the reservoir.

Bundang Jeongja-dong Café Street

How to go there: Alight Jeongja Station (Seoul Subway Bundang Line), Exit 5. From the subway exit, turn around and cross the road. Turn left onto Neuti-ro Street (느티로), and go straight for 60m. Turn right before the Paragon Apartment Building 101, and go straight for 160m. Cross the road at Paragon Apartment Building 104 to arrive at Budang Jeongja-dong Café Street.
It is a popular place lined with a lot nice cafes for people. It is also a popular spot for dating places. It is also called Cheongja-dong due to the chic atmosphere resembles Cheongdam-dong in Seoul.
we have lunch at this awesome restaurant. It was consider the best meal I ever had in Korea.
My lunch. I ordered a gyzoa set for 9000won. The fried rice was really tasty cooked with big chuck of meals yet not oily. The fried chicken was crispy and juicy. The gyoza is well cooked and delicious even without any sauce. The soup is simple but yet nice. I really enjoy this lunch. I think to have such delicious meal in Singapore would cost more than 20 SGD. Strongly recommend to dine in here if u are coming to this cafe street.

Namhansanseong Provincial Park

How to go there: Alight at Sanseong Station and come out from Exit No. 2. Take City Bus No. 9, and get off at Namhansanseong bus stop.
It is popular spot for mountain-climbing. It is beautiful through out the year. It is cover with green trees during the summer when we went there. I think it would be more beautiful during autumn when all the leaves start to turn red!!! The journey to the top took us around 30 minutes.

View at the top!! Look a bit like great wall of china!!
The guardpost at the top

Scenery of the city from the top
View of the tree through the window of the wall!!

Photo of me enjoying the scenery!!
Overall, it is really worth visiting for the scenery. Just hike and enjoy the scenery along the way. Remember to wear hiking shoe and not like me going everywhere in slipper ... Also bring drinking water and sunblock if u are intending to hike for long period of time.

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