Paradise for Meat Lovers

Filled with the sizzling sound of meat and pleasant laughters, Neung-dong Neungmalu Food Street invites people to walk into one of gopchang restaurants, Korean steakhouses, and bars with unique taste and ambience.

Paradise for Meat Lovers

Filled with the sizzling sound of meat and pleasant laughters, Neung-dong Neungmalu Food Street invites people to walk into one of gopchang restaurants, Korean steakhouses, and bars with unique taste and ambience.

In the early evening after work, people hurry themselves out from Gunja Sta-tion Exit 6 and start to cluster into Neung-dong Neungmaru Food Street, one of the most popular Gopchang alleys. Various Korean steakhouses are commonly clustered around the popular beef intestines or gopchang restau-rants, and each restaurant has its own secret recipe. In addition to seasoned pigs’ trotter and grilled pork belly which are budget-friendly with a fairly large quantity, fresh raw fish and seafood are also popular dishes here.

Subway Line 5&7, Gunja Station Exit 6

Gunja Daehan Gopchang | Grilled Beef Intestines

From early evening, people are lining up at popular grilled beef intestines or gopchang restaurants. It’s mouthwater-ing to watch grilling half-roasted bite-sized chunks of fatty gopchang with chives seasoned with vinegar, and sizzling sliced potatoes and zucchini. You would ask for more chives, the best savory complementary side dish for gopchang.

Let’s order an assorted gopchang dish to try different tastes of beef entrails, large intestine and heart.

Daebong Succbul Galbi | Grilled Pork Spareribs

Soaked in sweet and savory sauce, which everyone loves, pork spareribs are very tender and savory without much fat. You should grill pork spareribs marinated in a sweet soy sauce mixture and try them with sliced onions in sweet soy sauce.

Sangju Magusgan | Grilled Korean Beef

Gourmets frequently visit to taste assorted beef special cuts which are not easily available. Chunk flap tail is also called ‘flowery meat’ because the patterns of marbling spread across top-rated Korean beef like snow flowers. The juicy meat just melts in the mouth.

In addition to Korean beef special cuts (chunk flap tail, beef think skirt, think flank), fresh and chewy Korean-style raw beef is a popular delicacy.

Gajang Masissneun Jokbal | Braised Pig’s Trotters / Vegetable Wraps with Pork

Although each braised pig’s trotter restaurant has its own secret recipe, the standard is with medicinal herbs whose recipe is to braise pig’s feet in a rich broth that includes various herbs and seasonings to eliminate the distinctive odor of pork. It is highly recommended to take a slice of greasy trotter and crunchy fresh kimchi, wrap them with a piece of fresh cabbage and take a huge bite. A combination dish of the original braised pig’s trotters and the spicy one is also popular.

It would be an excellent choice to enjoy braised pig’s trotters with cold buckwheat noodles.

Biccnaneun Bada | Raw Fish

Feast of fresh raw fish and seafood~ It is recommended to take a fresh, chunky piece of sliced raw fish, dip it in a soy sauce mixed with wasabi or in a special condiment mixed with soybean and red pepper, wrap it with lettuce and take a big bite. Diverse side dishes such as grilled and raw fish and fritters are also offered.

WHERE TO GO, Attractions
Seoul Children’s Grand Park

Let’s take the subway and explore the children’s amusement park, full of attractions for both children and the young-at-heart. The 180 acre park houses various facilities for families, including a zoo, botanical garden, amusement rides, and diverse performance events.

Subway Line 7, Children’s Grand Park Station Exit 1, 2min on foot

Bon Davinci Museum Neung-dong

This is a convergence art exhibition hall that combines art and IT media. Enjoy East-West classics and masterpieces in live images and video clips.

Subway Line 7, Children’s Grand Park Station Exit 2, 4min on foot

Achasan Ecological Park

At the entrance of the park, visitors are greeted with statues of Princess Pyeonggang and General Ondal, indicating the fact that Gwangjin-gu was the historic site of Goguryeo ruins. Its trail is an excellent place for a walk and to enjoy the forest scent.

Subway Line 5, Gwangnaru Station Exit 1, 12min on foot

WHERE TO GO, Attractions
Seoul Children’s Grand Park

Let’s take the subway and explore the children’s amusement park, full of attractions for both children and the young-at-heart. The 180 acre park houses various facilities for families, including a zoo, botanical garden, amusement rides, and diverse performance events.

Subway Line 7, Children’s Grand Park Station Exit 1, 2min on foot

Bon Davinci Museum Neung-dong

This is a convergence art exhibition hall that combines art and IT media. Enjoy East-West classics and masterpieces in live images and video clips.

Subway Line 7, Children’s Grand Park Station Exit 2, 4min on foot

Achasan Ecological Park

At the entrance of the park, visitors are greeted with statues of Princess Pyeonggang and General Ondal, indicating the fact that Gwangjin-gu was the historic site of Goguryeo ruins. Its trail is an excellent place for a walk and to enjoy the forest scent.

Subway Line 5, Gwangnaru Station Exit 1, 12min on foot

FUN TIPS!
Hiking Trail at Walkerhill-ro, Gwangjin-gu

The hiking trail at Walkerhill-ro turns into the cherry blossom tunnel in spring and trail covered in autumn leaves in fall. It is paved with the wooden deck from Walkerhill Hotel to Achasan Ecological Park for people to enjoy a walk with ease. There is a free shuttle bus from Gwangnaru Station (Subway Line 5) to Walkerhill Hotel.

FUN TIPS!
Hiking Trail at Walkerhill-ro, Gwangjin-gu

The hiking trail at Walkerhill-ro turns into the cherry blossom tunnel in spring and trail covered in autumn leaves in fall. It is paved with the wooden deck from Walkerhill Hotel to Achasan Ecological Park for people to enjoy a walk with ease. There is a free shuttle bus from Gwangnaru Station (Subway Line 5) to Walkerhill Hotel.

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