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Olympic Park, Seoul

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Seoul Olympic Park, shortened to Olpark, is an Olympic Park built to host the 1988 Summer Olympics. It is located in Songpa-gu, Bangi-dong.Competition facilities SK Olympic Handball Gymnasium – formerly known as Olympic Fencing Gymnasium Olympic Gymnastics Arena Olympic Swimming Pool Olympic Tennis Courts Olympic VelodromeNon-competition facilities Olympic Weightlifting Gymnasium – renamed as Woori Art Hall Korea National Sports University Mongchon Fortress Olympic Sculpture Park Olympic Parktel Hotel Olympic Hall Olympic Museum SOMA Museum of Art World Peace Gate Rose Park Waterside Stage Music FountainOlympic HallIn 2011, the Olympic Hall was renovated as a concert hall by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Korea Sports Promotion Foundation. The one-year remodeling project included an expanded stage for the 2,452 seat main hall, an exhibition room to showcase the history of Korean pop from the 1920s to the present; and a 240-seat small theater for indie musicians and new artists. It was reopened on 22 June 2011 with a celebration performance by veteran singers and K-pop groups including Super Junior, 2PM, 4Minute, 2NE1 and After School.
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  • August 17, 2017
    At the time of the Olympic Games in front of the door of peace photos to be taken that, but I remember nearly 30 years after the statement of peace in this and there have seen impressive itself. Long was well-maintained and spits on the ground there in really good. Olympic Park is located in the turn hard but too large for healing the perfect place to do it and next to the Museum so you can enjoy the cultural life of the road. The only downside is that weird character to break down the door door handle remove the statue I've put to some hyungmul.
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  • August 12, 2017
    Hi, I had a great time at Olympic Part last year. If you come to Korea in September, I am glad to introduce a great Korean traditional festival in Seoul in September. There will be a lot of things to ...  more »
  • August 5, 2017
    A nice visit to see the main olympic area when Seoul hosted the olympics. Lots of history and information about the Olympics and the winners. A nice time to spend half a day. Close to Lotte World, so ...  more »
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  • March 4, 2017
    Great place for exercising: a short hike, bike ride, or jog--even skating in the winter. Lots of trails, both flat and hilly. Good restaurants and cafes throughout the park to take a quick pit-stop. A bit crowded on the weekends, so it's best to go early on Saturdays or Sundays.
  • April 2, 2017
    A great place to walk or run the kids. There are nice photo ops and views. A good choice of restaurants is available. You can rent a bike-cart if walking isn't your thing.
  • May 6, 2017
    Huge park with lots of areas to walk, jog, and relax on sunny days. Many people go with family and friends to enjoy a picnic.
  • January 27, 2017
    Extraordinary Park with great landscape design. it is very quiet with beautiful scenery. Not only the olympics symbol the park represents, but also offers the leisure open space including hiking trail and lake. You will definitely comfortable and can spend almost an afternoon there.
  • March 16, 2017
    Great park. Less Olympic and more old, 4th century fort. No defenses left to speak of, but the steep hills you can climb will make you appreciate how hard this area would have been to take by an invading army.

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