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Seoul Arts Center:
       
 
Located on a hill facade in the Bangbae district part of Seocho-gu, the Seoul Arts Center offers impressive facilities where one can enjoy a variety of plays, musicals, operas, concerts, or recitals. The facilities were completed in 1993 after 9 years of construction and a cost of 2 billion US dollars. A creation of the architect Seok-Cheol Kim, it is composed of 5 buildings: the Opera House, the Music House, the Hangaram Art Museum, the Seoul Calligraphy Art Museum, and the Hangaram Design Museum.
Seoul Arts Center facilities.
 
 
Seocho-gu. Population as of 1998: 405 thousand. Urbanized area: 20.3 square kilometers.   
 
Picture 1.    Opera house. Taken by POS on 6 Sep 2004 using a Canon IXY Digital 400; Copyright © 2006 www.cityglance.org.
 
Picture 2.    Singing fountains near the opera house. Taken by POS on 6 Sep 2004 using a Canon IXY Digital 400; Copyright © 2006 www.cityglance.org.
 
Picture 3.    In front of the Opera house. Taken by POS on 25 Sep 2004 using a Canon IXY Digital 400; Copyright © 2006 www.cityglance.org.
 
Picture 4.    In front of the Opera house. Taken by POS on 25 Sep 2004 using a Canon IXY Digital 400; Copyright © 2006 www.cityglance.org.
 
Picture 5.    Taken by POS on 25 Sep 2004 using a Canon IXY Digital 400; Copyright © 2006 www.cityglance.org.
 
Picture 6.    Taken by POS on 25 Sep 2004 using a Canon IXY Digital 400; Copyright © 2006 www.cityglance.org.
 
Picture 7.    Nearby the Hangaram design museum. Taken by POS on 25 Sep 2004 using a Canon IXY Digital 400; Copyright © 2006 www.cityglance.org.
 
Picture 8.    Inside the Opera house. Taken by POS on 25 Sep 2004 using a Canon IXY Digital 400; Copyright © 2006 www.cityglance.org.
 
Picture 9.    The Music house on the right and the Seoul Calligraphy Art Museum on the left. Taken by POS on 25 Sep 2004 using a Canon IXY Digital 400; Copyright © 2006 www.cityglance.org.
 
Picture 10.    The first of its kind in Asia, the Opera house is a seven-story building made in the shape of a traditional korean top hat. Taken by POS on 25 Sep 2004 using a Canon IXY Digital 400; Copyright © 2006 www.cityglance.org.
 
Picture 11.    The Seoul Calligraphy Art Museum. Taken by POS on 25 Sep 2004 using a Canon IXY Digital 400; Copyright © 2006 www.cityglance.org.
 
Picture 12.    Taken by POS on 25 Sep 2004 using a Canon IXY Digital 400; Copyright © 2006 www.cityglance.org.
 
Picture 13.    Taken by POS on 25 Sep 2004 using a Canon IXY Digital 400; Copyright © 2006 www.cityglance.org.
 
 
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