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Gwanaksan:
       
 
Gwanaksan is a non-urbanized mountainous area in Gwanak-gu (san=mountain). It offers a gorgeous hiking trail which is very popular with the elderly. On the weekends many old men dressed in full hiking gear can be seen hiking and drinking soju with their friends. The main entrance can be reached through the Seoul National University Subway (line #2) by taking the bus in front of the MacDonalds. Alternatinely, there is a "secret" entrance to the park nearby the engineering buildings of Seoul National University. It can be accessed taking the bus in front of Chez Jean boulangerie at the Nakseongdae subway stop (line #2).
 
Gwanak-gu.   
 
Mountain 1.    Gwanak-san entrance. Unknown photographer; if you know who took this picture, contact contrib at cityglance dot org.
 
Mountain 2.    Gwanak-san hiking trail near the entrance. Unknown photographer; if you know who took this picture, contact contrib at cityglance dot org.
 
Mountain 3-4.    Gwanak-san hiking trail. Unknown photographer; if you know who took these pictures, contact contrib at cityglance dot org.
 
Mountain 7-8.    Gwanak-san hiking trail. Unknown photographer; if you know who took this picture, contact contrib at cityglance dot org.
 
Mountain 9.    Gwanak-san hiking trail. Unknown photographer; if you know who took this picture, contact contrib at cityglance dot org.
 
Mountain 10.    This is the lesser-known second entrance of Gwanak-san just nearby the engineering buildings of Seoul National University. It reduces the time to hike to the top from 2 to 1 hour. The authorities tried to close it with barbed wire, but it was a futile effort to prevent the elderly easier access to their hiking trail: they cut a hole through the fence with scissors. Taken by POS on 23 Sep 2004 using a Canon IXY Digital 400; Copyright © 2006 www.cityglance.org.
 
Mountain 11.    Nearby the engineering buildings of Seoul National University. Taken by POS on 23 Sep 2004 using a Canon IXY Digital 400; Copyright © 2006 www.cityglance.org.
 
Mountain 12.    Nearby the engineering buildings of Seoul National University. Taken by POS on 23 Sep 2004 using a Canon IXY Digital 400; Copyright © 2006 www.cityglance.org.
 
Mountain 13.    Nearby the engineering buildings of Seoul National University. Taken by POS on 23 Sep 2004 using a Canon IXY Digital 400; Copyright © 2006 www.cityglance.org.
 
Mountain 14.    Nearby the engineering buildings of Seoul National University. Taken by POS on 23 Sep 2004 using a Canon IXY Digital 400; Copyright © 2006 www.cityglance.org.
 
Mountain 15.    Nearby the engineering buildings of Seoul National University. Taken by POS on 23 Sep 2004 using a Canon IXY Digital 400; Copyright © 2006 www.cityglance.org.
 
 
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