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Jeju Olle Trail - Route 15 (Hallim - Gonae Olle) ([제주올레 15코스] 한림-고내 올레)

6832     2021-06-14

196, Hallimhaean-ro, Jeju-si, Jeju-do

Route 15 runs through a deep forest to the mid-mountainous area. The mountainous area provides a view of crop fields, forest, and dirt roads. Geumsan Park is the hidden gem of the trail. The trail ends at Gonaepogu Port, providing a chance to see all the different sections of the island.

Jeju Olle Trail - Route 16 (Gonae - Gwangnyeong Olle) ([제주올레 16코스] 고내-광령 올레)

6040     2021-06-14

1111-2, Gonae-ri, Jeju-si, Jeju-do

Route 16 connects the beautiful coastal walk to mid-mountainous area. The trail goes from Gonae to Guam, where visitors can enjoy indigo-colored sea, saltern, reservoir, tall trees, old fortress, villages, and more.

Seoul Sports Complex (Jamsil Sports Complex) (서울종합운동장(잠실종합운동장))

Seoul Sports Complex (Jamsil Sports Complex) (서울종합운동장(잠실종합운동장))

107805     2021-06-12

25, Olympic-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul

Situated in Jamsil-dong, the Seoul Sports Complex was completed in December 1976. Seoul Olympic Stadium, the centerpiece of the Seoul Sports Complex (also called Jamsil Sports Complex) is surrounded by a housing complex for athletes, Jamsil Apartment Complex, the Hangang River, and Tancheon Stream. Olympic Park is located 3.5 kilometers southeast from the stadium.

The complex is connected through a passageway from Sports Complex Station on Seoul Subway Lines 2 and 9, allowing easy access for the public. The complex is also home to a baseball stadium, two swimming centers, an indoor sports facility, a supplementary track field, and an indoor sports facility for students. The large park frequently serves as a venue for outdoor banquets and events.

In addition to regular sports events, Seoul Olympic Stadium has hosted some of the biggest global sporting events including the 10th Asian Games and the Seoul Olympic Games. Naturally, it has attracted millions of tourists for its significance.

Busan Asiad Main Stadium (부산 아시아드주경기장)

31638     2021-06-11

344, World cup-daero, Yeonje-gu, Busan

Busan Asiad Main Stadium is a multipurpose sports complex that provides sports events and performances. The stadium is uniquely designed with curves and has 48 pillars and 72 exits, with minimal walls for an open space feel. The stadium was the first sports arena in Korea to be recognized as a first-class international stadium by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). Even in the case of heavy rain, with rainfall of as much as 10~15 millimeters per hour, players can continue their competitions after only 12~24 hours of wait due to the specialized lawn planting method. A lighting system of 2000 lux and the splendid electronic scoreboard provide spectators with high-resolution TV relay broadcasting for an exciting game watch.

Incheon Munhak Sports Complex (Incheon Worldcup Stadium) (인천문학경기장(인천월드컵경기장))

Incheon Munhak Sports Complex (Incheon Worldcup Stadium) (인천문학경기장(인천월드컵경기장))

21260     2021-06-11

618, Maesohol-ro, Michuhol-gu, Incheon

Munhak Sports Complex is located in Michuhol-gu, Incheon. Construction began in July 1994 and was completed in February 2002. The complex include multipurpose main stadium, subsidiary stadium, baseball stadium, sports center and more.

Daejeon World Cup Stadium (대전월드컵경기장)

Daejeon World Cup Stadium (대전월드컵경기장)

37894     2021-06-11

32, World Cup-daero, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon

Daejeon World Cup Stadium is one of the stadiums where games were held during the 2002 World Cup Korea/Japan. The stadium can accommodate up to 42,000 fans and is the first retractable roof stadium in Korea.

Gwangju World Cup Stadium (광주월드컵경기장)

Gwangju World Cup Stadium (광주월드컵경기장)

12343     2021-06-11

240, Geumhwa-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju

Gwangju World Cup Stadium is a major symbol of Gwangju. Designed to reflect the notion of ‘spreading far and wide’ the exterior is shaped like spokes of a wheel. When lit up, the stadium looks like a glowing dome. The ceiling and large ‘Y’-shaped pillars resemble a ‘Go,’ an instrument used in a traditional game from Gwangju, Gossaumnori. These architectural features were designed to capture and reflect the traditional aspects of Gwangju. The soccer stadium can accommodate up to 40,000 people at once and has many subsidiary facilities, including media center, athlete waiting room, medical care facilities, and more.

Jeonju World Cup Stadium (전주월드컵경기장)

Jeonju World Cup Stadium (전주월드컵경기장)

17762     2021-06-11

1055, Girin-daero, Deokjin-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do

The Jeonju World Cup Stadium was built with tradition in mind as its roof and stands are designed with an image of traditional fan, the pillars in sotdae design and cables in 12 strings of gayageum.

Daegu Citizen Stadium (대구시민운동장)

14586     2021-06-11

12-1, Goseong-ro 35-gil, Buk-gu, Daegu

The Daegu Citizen Stadium was established on April 20, 1948. It features a main stadium, a baseball stadium, a ssireum (Korean wrestling) stadium, tennis courts, and much more. Since its expansion in 1975, the Daegu Citizen Stadium hosted several soccer matches during the 1986 Asian Games and the 1988 Summer Olympics.

Buan Sports Park (부안스포츠파크)

13187     2021-06-11

31, Cheyukgongwon-gil, Buan-gun, Jeollabuk-do

Buan Sports Park spans over an area of 82,644 square meters. The park has a natural grass soccer field equipped with 6,700 seats, track and field made with natural rubbers, a torch holder, tennis courts, baseball field, basketball court, footsal field, an in-line skating track, an experience hall for children, a playground, and more, as well as lighting facilities for nighttime events. Other facilities include water fountain, grass performance hall, various types of trees and flowers, benches and rest areas. With accommodations nearby, the park is used as a training facility for teams from elementary school students to even professional athletes.