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[K-ETA] Jongno Cheonggye Special Tourist Zone - Travel Inforamtion


Jongno Cheonggye Special Tourist Zone stretches from Seorin-dong to Changsin-dong between Cheonggyecheon Stream and Jong-ro.

It includes Youth Street, Gwangjang Market, Sewoon Electronics Department Store, lighting stores, pharmacy & medical device stores, badge stores, Stamp Street, Stationery,

Toy Market, Aquarium Street, Shoes Market, and other markets totalling to approximately 14,000 shops.

Nearby attractions include modern high-story buildings as well as Gyeongbokgung, Changdeokgung, Changgyeonggung, Deoksugung, and Unhyeongung Palaces, Jongmyo Shrine, and Insa-dong, merging traditions, modernism, culture, and markets alike.


Thought to be at the heart of Seoul, Cheonggyecheon Stream is located in the dense cultural area of Seoul where various press networks, organizations, bookstores and other major corporations are situated.

Walking along Cheonggyecheon Stream is a famous activity for tourists.

Also, the area is the venue for the Seoul Lantern Festival every winter. Keeping its traditional scene including narrow alleys, old-fashioned hanok buildings and various stores still fully intact, the tourist zone has enough fun places for sightseeing as well as tasty restaurants in every corner for a more enjoyable visit.

Current Status

Special Tourist Zone (Designated on March 22, 2006)

Parking Facilities

27 parking lots are available at ancient palaces, arts galleries and around Cheonggyecheon Stream.

Available Facilities

Tourist information center, interpretation center, luxury hotel, tourist hotel, duty-free shop, tourist restaurant, etc.

Amenities including restaurants and tourist information centers are available near Cheonggyecheon Stream.

Address : 99, Yulgok-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul

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