Town Tour

Yeoksam-dong was named after Yeoksam-ri that combined the three villages of Maljukgeori, Utbangadari, and Aretbangadari, which were famous for horse station. In this area many historical relics were excavated, such as patternless earthenware, semicircular knife, and so on. According to the relics, it is known that people lived along the Han River basin from long time ago.



Address : 635Yeoksam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea
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Tel No. : 02-567-1058~9
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Kukkiwon opened on Novemebr 19th, 1971. The area is 2369㎡(B1, G3) to accommodate 3,000 people. It has sports facilities and hold World Taekwondo Contests to contribute to enhance national prestige. The headquarter of 162 Associations of the World Taekowndo is held here. To inform traditional mind and technology of Taekwondo to the world, they have a council of technology to work in international cooperation, research, evaluation, demonstration, and others. They also supervise various events such as judging class of Taekwondo, local contests, teaching education, foreigner training, belt test competition, Seungpum evaluation contest, drill test for honored guest from other countries, and many other events.
Exit number 8 of Gangnam station, subway line number 2
the person in charge
samseong 1-dong Gu Aeja / 02-3423-7803
Apgujeong-dong Lee Jeong-wan / 02-3423-7603
Cheongdam-dong Kim Jongbeom / 02-3423-7704
Sinsa-dong Jeong Haeran / 02-3423-7303
Nonhyeon-dong Im jungbin / 02-3423-7403
Yeoksam 1-dong Kwak jisuk / 02-3423-8604
Daechi 1-dong Kim hyunhee / 02-3423-8303
Suseo 1-dong Choi eunhae / 02-3423-8553