A bustling suburb of Yongin City, Suji-gu is a beacon of entertainment studded with trendy bars and fancy cafes. A host of important monuments are nestled alongside gleaming skyscrapers, making for a unique juxtaposition of old and new.
Things to do in Suji-gu
If you’re searching for thrills, visit Everland, South Korea’s largest theme park. Take a ride on the Wild West for an American-themed excursion, zip down a log flume through Magic Land or hop aboard a safari bus tour through the animal-themed Zoo Topia.
When you're ready for a day of fun in the sun, head to Everland’s neighbour Caribbean Bay, where you can make a splash at one of the largest combined indoor and outdoor waterparks in the world. Relax in the wave pool, take a journey down the world’s longest lazy river or rejuvenate in the salt sauna.
The Samsung Transportation Museum is perfect for car lovers and history buffs alike. Stroll through collections of vehicles from different time periods while learning about the development of transportation throughout the decades.
Suji-gu is home to a couple of prominent cultural attractions, including the Stone Buddhist Statue of Mipyeongni, the biggest Buddhist temple in the city, and the Baeknyeonsa, the oldest Buddhist temple in the city. Mipyeongni represents where government troops fought against the Mongolians during the Koyro era, so retreat to this place for a moment of quiet reflection.
Getting around Suji-gu
Suji-gu is served by public transportation including subway lines based out of two main stations, Suji-Gu Office and Jukjeon, as well as buses. It is approximately a 30-minute subway ride from Suji-Gu Office station into Gangnam.