Tuesday, November 15, 2016

South Korea: Gyeonggi English Village Paju Camp

Gyeonggi English Village Paju Camp
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Location: South Korea, Gyeonggi-do, Paju-si, Tanhyeon-myeon, Eoreumsil-ro, 40

The area is crowded when you happen to visit with tourist groups.  Don’t worry, they will just stay for about 30 minutes and they will eventually leave.  You can enjoy the place alone.  The village, apart from tour groups are not often visited by locals and foreign tourist on a hype.  The place seems to be a bit rundown, restaurants and events are not open, the only open store is a convenience store nearby the entrance. 

Date Visited: 2016 November

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How to get/go to Paju Gyeonggi English Village (South Korea)?

From Hapjeong Station (Seoul Subway Line 2), Exit 1.
Take Bus 2200 (07:00-23:20, every 15 minutes; It will take approximately 90 minutes)

On the way it will take an Express Way, then an exit for Lotte Outlet Mall. The bus will go back to the Express Way, then take another exit for Hyeri Art Village and English Village. 

Make sure to monitor as you go along Gate 1, 4, 6, 9, make sure to press the bell for English Village. Otherwise, in case missed, press the bell, and you can still walk back for the English Village for less than 5 minutes.

Summary of 4 days itinerary in 2016 Seoul Trip:

Places to see
Food and Restaurants
Where to Sleep
Day 1
Swanhouse in Hongdae
Day 2
English Village
The Farmer's Table
Swanhouse in Hongdae
Day 3
Good Morning Café
University Cafeteria
Swanhouse in Hongdae
Day 4
Myeongdong Church
Myeongdong Shopping Street
N Seoul Tower
Yeouido Hangang Park
Dunkin Donuts
Swanhouse in Hongdae