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Zofona > Zofona Seoul > Country info/other Cities > Seongnam City
Welcome to Seongnam City
Seongnam Football Club
Korea Design Center in Seongnam
Seongnam city lies adjacent to Seoul, the capital of Korea, and is geographically located in the center of the metropolitan area as well as the Korean Peninsula. It has a population of 930,000 and a total area of 142km.
Seongnam city has historical sites as Namhansansung which is a mountain fortress wall, cultural sites and the Moran Market, a large five-day interval village market and a bustling district for youngsters in Seohyun-dong.
Places of interest
The Museum of Geology, located in the complex of Korea Land Development Corporation, Jungja-dong, Bundang-gu, shows the history of Geology over time. It is worth paying a visit.
'Chicken porridge village' is located near the access road to Namhansansung. It is a place where chicken porridge restaurants stand roof by roof. And guess what, they sell very famous chicken porridge.
Another food is called 'Matgoul' in Seohyeon-dong. It is located near the Saemaul Training Institute, and it is famous for the traditional Korean food, kalbi and the teahouses. Matgoul is also a popular spot for family outings because of the beautiful natural setting of Uldong Park in the neighborhood.
The Civic Center, located in the City Hall, has a main hall with 1084 seats and a smaller hall with 296 seats. It is open throughout the year and hosts performances, conferences and seminars.
The Open Theater is located in Bundang Park. It has a large stage (340m), and a field auditorium (6600m) with 20,000 seats. Sometimes large-scale performances are held here.
The Culture House located in Sujin-dong, Sujung-gu, provides information on culture and art. It has performance halls, internet booths, audio and video rooms, practice rooms for youngsters, and information data services.