Cheonggyecheon is a good place. It sounds like all kinds of rivers in Japan. Guangtong Bridge is a bridge over Cheonggyecheon. You don’t have to come here. You can take a look if you pass by.
To South Korea, free travel is still the first choice. Because I can go to some niche attractions, although I can't say that I can see all the society, but I can see different scenery in Korea and eat more authentic Korean snacks. Niche attractions are more attractive.
Guangtong Bridge is one of the eight scenic spots of Cheonggyecheon, not far from Cheonggye Plaza, the source of Cheonggyecheon. During the day, whether you walk on or under the bridge, you can see many sculptures of auspicious clouds and other patterns on the bridge stones. At night, among the neon lights, there are stalls selling toys and portrait paintings, giving it another casual atmosphere.
Gwangtong Bridge is an old bridge on Cheonggyecheon. It was originally an earth bridge in the Joseon Dynasty. In 2003, the Seoul Metropolitan Government moved the Gwangtong Bridge to the upper reaches of Cheonggyecheon in consideration of the convenience of accessibility when managing the Cheonggyecheon River. Nowadays, it is a place where tourists come to visit.
Gwangtong Bridge is located in the middle of Cheonggyecheon in the center of Seoul. It was originally a soil bridge during the Joseon Dynasty. After the flood was destroyed, Taejong (the third king of Joseon) was rebuilt with stone in 10 years (1410). After the restoration, the Seoul Metropolitan Government repaired and covered Cheonggyecheon. In the reconstruction project of Cheonggyecheon in 2003, the Guangtong Bridge was moved upstream in consideration of the convenience of traffic, and the Guangtong Bridge was built on the original site to be open to traffic. When the Guangtong Bridge was restored, the stone with the statues of the gods and generals was also restored. Now it has become a popular resting place for citizens, especially in the middle of Cheonggyecheon Bridge. Not only can you feel a sense of simplicity, but also because the bridge is a pedestrian bridge and vehicles are prohibited, it is very convenient for pedestrians. Activities such as reappearing the stepping on the Guangtong Bridge on the 15th of the first lunar month are held every year, and the citizens actively participate. In addition, there is a gourmet alley nearby, where you can enjoy a big meal. Now that the Cheonggyecheon River is paved with a promenade, citizens can take a walk while enjoying the scenery of Cheonggyecheon River. The Guangtong Bridge has become one of the most beautiful sights among the "8 Sceneries of Qingxi".
In addition to the above three areas, the Cheonggyecheon Upper Bridge is also a major feature. There are as many as 22. The more well-known Gwangtong Bridge is located in the first section. It was the largest bridge in the city in 1410 and was restored at the same time as Cheonggyecheon. . In addition, many cultural spaces have been set up around Cheonggyecheon. Sculptures, paintings, and plant landscapes are all good choices for taking pictures.