Published Date : Sep 11, 2019 / Edited Date : Nov 13, 2021
BTS Suga shows way to relax and recharge through his "Recharge" video.
Read on to find all the "healing" spots in Seoul!
Located in the center of COEX Mall, Starfield Library is an open public space where visitors can come to rest, read, or discuss literature. Featuring many books in various genres, the library is free and open to everyone. Come to this library to rest, read, and escape from the noise of the city.
Address B1, 513 Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Existing since the Joseon dynasty, Cheonggyecheon Stream is a stream which divides up the districts of Jongno-gu and Jung-gu. Acting as a public rest area and performance venue, the stream is a greatly beloved landmark of Seoul. Taking a walk along the illuminated stream with family and friends on a weekend night is the perfect way to relax and unwind. Old shacks from the 60s to 70s were also recently restored along the stream, making them a great place to visit if near the area.
Address Cheonggyecheon-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Also called Hanjeungmak, Jimjilbang are Korean bathhouses with traditional kiln saunas. These days, jimjilbang comes equipped with internet cafes, arcades, theaters, bowling alleys, and restaurants, making them a popular spot to visit for people of all ages. Visitors are given towels and a change of clothes (spa robes) to be worn indoors upon paying at the entrance of the jimjilbang. Robes must be taken off inside the spa. After sweating out in the sauna and taking a sip of sikhye (sweet rice punch), visitors will feel their stress melt away as they relax and recharge their body. The jimjilbang that appeared in Suga’s video is “Jamsil Suyang Hanjeungmak” located in Songpa-gu, Bangi-dong.
The first highway overpass to be transformed into a pedestrian walkway in Korea, Seoullo 7017 's name is a nod to its original foundation in 1970 and its connecting together 17 pathways. Originally a structure which was to be demolished due to safety issues, Seoullo 7017 was instead transformed into a sky garden after taking inspiration from New York’s High Line. The Seoulista is a building connected to Seoullo 7017 which comes equipped with convenient facilities like a public bathroom and restaurants like Seoul Burger and Yolo Burger. During the night, the sky garden is lit up by LED lights hanging from 1,121 poles. The circular light surrounding the 5,565 light and 551 flower pots lend a magical vibe to the area. Exit from Exit 3 or 5 of Hoehyeon Station to reach the starting point of Seoullo 7017.
Address 432, Cheongpa-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
Hours Apr - Oct 09:00 - 21:00 / Nov - Mar 09:00 - 20:00 (Closed Mondays)
* An elevator is available for the elderly at the starting point of Seoullo 7017 near Hoehyeon Station. * Information kiosks are installed throughout Seoullo 7017 to offer free Wi-Fi and information on location of nearby facilities. * Leaflet can be picked up at Seoullo information center. * Visitors can find eco bags, magnets, T-shirts, perfume, planners, and more for sale at Seoullo souvenir shops.
Literally meaning “three shining island” to light up Hangang River, “Some Sevit, or Sebitseom Island, is a floating cultural space next to the river. The activity which appeared in Suga’s video is Tubester, a boating activity and attraction available at Hangang River near Some Sevit. It offers visitors a unique experience where they can enjoy eating chicken, pizza, or sandwiches floating on top of the water. Also providing an opportunity to talk with friends and family while enjoying the beautiful scenery of the Hangang River, this activity is another perfect way to recharge in the city.
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