If you are a CAU student, aren’t you disappointed with the street in front of the school? The roads in front of CAU are not developed as much. On the other hand, the area near Hyehwa Station is very developed for university students. Actually, Hyehwa campus town is famous for plays. Anyone can enjoy a lot of various kinds of plays or musicals for a cheap price. Furthermore, you can enjoy a lot of playgrounds and beautiful cafes in Hyehwa. If you could not reserve play tickets yet, or you do not like plays so much, you can be attracted to Hyehwa Street. Anyone can feel youth there with not expensive prices. Especially, many universities’ students visit and enjoy Hyehwa on weekdays. Visiting Hyehwa on weekdays can be a good choice to feel youth and a joyful atmosphere. Then, let’s go to Hyehwa!
Heukseok Station (CAU) (Line 9) -> Dongjak Station (Line 4) -> Hyehwa Station (Line 4)
Filming Site of Korean Drama, “Dokkaebi”
Did you watch the drama “Dokkaebi?” It is loved by all Koreans and has the entire Koreans’ support. If you come out from Hyehwa Station Exit 3, you can see the filming site. At the beginning of the drama, Kim Go-eun, the main female character, run to find her part-time job on the long road. That scene is filmed on the road in Hyehwa. If you come out Exit 3 and turn right, you can see the filming road about 230m for three minutes. You can feel the main character Euntak’s mind to find a part-time job acutely.
Location: Seoul, Jongno-gu, Myeongnyn 4-ga, 80-1 Myeongnyn-dong
Funtime Board Game Café
If vague time is left or if you want to enjoy time with cheap prices, let’s visit a board game café. Board game cafes offering various kinds of games with cheap prices are spread throughout Hyehwa. Many friends can enjoy together and you can feel comfortable due to clean acccommodations and quite interiors. You don’t have to be afraid due to ignorance about board games. Employees in the cafés recommend you what game will be appropriate according to the number of people at one table, and they also explain how to play the games.
Location: Seoul, Jongno-gu, Daemyeong-gil, 24 Seongjin Building
Open Time: Everyday 12:00~24:00
Price: 3,000 for one hour (additional costs for every additional five minutes that you play and you should order one drink each)
Signal of Hyehwa: Musical “Super Star More than Flower”
You can see the buildings having a folksy atmosphere in Hyehwa. It is famous for plays. Various genres of plays are held in Hyehwa every day, so you can enjoy musicals and plays with comparative cheap prices. The musical “Super Star More than Flower” has a lot of fancy performances full of K-pop dance and spectacles based on show performance. Also, a high quality sound system has been constructed, so every audience member can enjoy the music. The concept of ”Immature President” has progressed with the tuning world; not only actors, but also audiences can participate in this show. Many universities’ students who are tired due to a lot of study and tasks can enjoy in high spirit.
Performance Times: 15:00, 17:00, 20:00 (Tue~Fri) / 15:00, 17:00, 19:00 (Sat) / 14:00, 16:00 (Sun)/ Open Run
Running Time: 90 minutes, Inquiry Number: 02-764-0686
Price: 20,000 won for University Students (General 24,000)
Hong Vegetable Tripe
If you are hungry after enjoying board games or plays, how about visiting places where famous tasty food is sold? Hong Vegetable Tripe is very popular among Sunkyunkwan University students. It is located near the front gate of Sunkyunkwan. Especially, tripe is popular among people in their twenties. It can be expensive and burdensome to enjoy it, but it is cheap here, so many universities’ students visit. Hong offers a lot of menu items and you can also pack it. There are a lot of sauces so you can choose them with your taste.
Location: Seoul, Jongno-gu, Sunkyunkwan-ro 5 13
Open Time: 15:00~24:00
Price (Popular Menu): Vegetable Tripe 8000, Fire Tripe 8000, Cheese Fire Tripe 9000, Fried Rice 2000
Inquiry Number: 02-765-8757
If You Need Dessert, Go to Café “Goddess of College of Engineering!”
Especially in Hyehwa, there are many individual cafes where enjoying tasty menu items with cheap prices is available. At this point, café “Goddess of College of Engineering” is very famous. You can taste sweet foods with not expensive prices and enjoy a charming interior that especially attracts female university students. Interestingly, you can find some of the best menu items beside the stairs to go into the café. In the menu, there are some stars next to popular menu items that consumers find so you can recognize what is popular among various menu items. The most popular thing is chocolate pizza. Quarter of pizza is offered, full of chocolate syrup and marshmallows. Also, the special point of this café’s drinks is that you can chew sweet pulps of fruits.
Location: Seoul, Jongno-gu, Sunkyunkwan-ro 7, 2nd Floor
Open Time: 11:00~22:00
Price (Popular Menu): Chocolate Pizza 3500, Pong-pong Shake 4500, Vitamin Smoothie 5000, Strawberry Latte 5000
Inquiry Number: 02-747-2942
Full of Really Tasty Pieces of Cake, Come to “Snob!”
Among a lot of dessert cafes, Snob is famous for really tasty pieces of cakes. This is located on the road between Hyehwa Station Exit 3 and Exit 4 and it has the appearance with white color. It is a bakery café, and desserts from here often appear on females’ SNS. Take-out is also available and you can also order full cakes, not only by the piece. Famous TV programs introducing famous foods such as Tastyroad also broadcasted. The most popular menu item is strawberry cake, full of fresh cream and custard cream.
Location: Seoul, Jongno-gu, Daehak-ro 11 12
Open Time: 11:00~23:00
Price (Popular Menu): Piece of Cake 4500~5800, Americano (Hot 4000, Ice 4500)
Inquiry Number: 02-747-5770
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