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Hongik University
Top 15 in Can't Miss Attractions

695 Reviews
Open Open 24 hours
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: 94 Wausan-ro, Sangsu-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul
Official website:
Phone: +82-2-3201114

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Hongik University is located in the center of Seoul, the capital of South Korea. Founded in 1946, it is a well-known comprehensive university and the most prestigious art school in Korea. Hongik University, known for its fine arts department, is full of art in the neighborhoods in front of its campus. Art lovers often display their works here, and there are many performance venues and exhibition halls, as well as unique cafes. Nowadays, the term "Hongdae" no longer refers only to a university, but includes the neighborhoods around Hongik University. If you are a hipster, if you are tired of routine public itineraries, if you want to understand the young, passionate and avant-garde side of Seoul, go to the famous Hongdae!

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Hongik University in Korea is a famous art school best known for its Fine Arts Department. The neighborhood in front of the university is packed with a creative atmosphere. Artists often display their work here. Additionally, there are many performance and exhibition halls, as well as unique cafés. The nightlife in the areas surrounding Hongik University are very rich with lots of street performers. Next to the main entrance of Hongik University, there is a small park that regularly holds a flea market.
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