Yeong Deung-Po, when we hear the name, we feel warm. Maybe it is because we recall the image of Yeong Deung-Po Market, which still has traditional features. We can feel an abundance of attachment with plentiful foods in here that becomes a place to take a full rest in a desolate modern society. However, there are few young people that have walked in Yeong Deung-Po’s street even though they always pass the subway stations of here. CAH wants to notify CAU students that Yeong Deung-Po also has modern-featured places along with traditional-featured places. Especially, around Time Square, there are a lot of places for young people that has modern features. If you have an experience of just passing by here, CAH suggests you to visit here that has a special mood that make you feel both the past and the present.
How to get to Yeong Deung-Po
Line 9 Heukseok Station Yeouido Station Line 5 Yeong Deung-Po Market
About 20 minutes
Everything in Here is Traditional, Yeong Deung-Po Market
Yeong Deung-Po Market is a historic and extensive place that is considered as a landmark in Yeong Deung-Po. In the past times, it was the most famous market that other regions’ people also visited, but as the traditional market took a downturn, mostly inhabitants of Yeong Deung-Po visit here now. However, the market still has a lot of special foods and traditional mood and it is regarded as the most popular traditional market until now. In 614 stores, over 600 sellers are selling high quality foods resources, agriculture and marine products, and dried fishes, etc. These are cheaper than other markets, so CAH suggests you to buy some products from here. You can find the entrance of the market when you get off in Yeong Deung-Po Market station.
Place: In front of Yeong Deung-Po Market station (Line 2,5)
Time: Any time
The Place for Youths, Time square
Time Square in Yeong Deung-Po is the new type of shopping mall that was made by a concept of ‘malling’, which indicates a consuming form that enjoys leisure, shopping and meal at the same time. Time Square has places for performance and film screening and gardens for visitors to enjoy the nature in the center of a city. It is located around Yeong Deung-Po station that many people can access easily and here is a trendy place for young people to shop or have a meal. Time Square’s concept is trend, shopping, amenity, culture, individuality, and landmark. If you have to go shopping, how about visiting Time Square where you can enjoy leisure and meal with shopping?
Time: AM 10:30~PM 22:00
Place: In front of Yeong Deung-Po station (line 1)
Hot Place for Artists, Mullae Art Factory
Mullae Art Factory, whch was changed soulless steel factories into a hot place that many artists seek, is a place that has a unique beauty that made an industrial society itself as a work of art. Pastel-toned frescos and flowerpots that have unique colors are placed in front of doors of steel factories. You can see the painting on the door of steel factory if you visit here in weekends, when steel factories are out of work. When you enter the art factory, you can see the map that is made of nuts and a big sculpture. Also, you can see the artists working if you visit an opened workroom. It will be good to see the art exhibitions around the art factories. If you love art and want to have a special experience, why don’t you visit here with your lover? Mullae Art Factory is famous for a date course too.
Time: any time
Place: around Mullae station(line 2)
Special Tteok-bokki, Villa de Spicy
Villa de Spicy is where you can eat a special Tteok-bokki. You can design your own Tteok-bokki by choosing toppings you want. You can eat various toppings like fish cake or sausages at the same time. Also, you can enjoy various types of western style fusion Tteok-bokkis that are made with pasta sauces. The mood of the interior is also unique that you can eat Tteok-bokki, which usually is sold in the street, in a luxury restaurant that has a mood of lounge bar. It will definitely become a special experience to you. Aside from luxurious mood, the prices are not so expensive. CAH recommends you to visit here and eat a special Tteok-bokki.
Price: Tteok-bokki on the spot for 2 people 14000
Red shrimp Tteok-bokki 9000
Place: Yeong Deung-Po Shinsegae department store A, 9th floor
Exotic, Sweet Café Publique
Café publique, which is famous for éclair is the place full of exotic desserts and homemade cakes. If you like to eat sweets, CAH recommends you to visit. Eclairs that are made of traditional recipes are the specialties that you should eat when you visit Publique. Also, there are a lot of exotic teas to eat with desserts. The combination of tea and dessert is fantastic here. The Café’s design is also exotic that you can feel like you are in another country. You can relax here with special but reasonable desserts and teas.
Price: éclair 3000, black tea 4500
Place: Yeong Deung-Po Time Square 2nd floor
If you want to have a unique experience to travel past and present, CAH recommends you to visit Yeong Deung-Po near the school. How about taking a walk on the street that has a traditional mood with your friend or lover? It would be nice to buy some street foods. Did you feel some special mood on Yeong Deung-Po from the article? The places written up above are famous places that represents Yeong Deung-Po, so you should visit there at least once. Let’s go to Yeong Deung-Po together!< 저작권자 © 중앙헤럴드 무단전재 및 재배포금지 >