GOYANG (_Goyang-si_; Korean pronunciation: ) is a city in
Gyeonggi-do in the north of
In sports, the city is home to the
Asia League Ice Hockey
* 1 Notable places * 2 Regular festivals
* 3 Transport
* 3.1 Public transport
* 3.1.1 Bike sharing
* 4 Notable people from
* Bukhansanseong Fortress * Heungguksa Temple * Seosamneung and Seooreung Royal Tombs, UNESCO World Heritage Sites
* Haengju seowon (Confucial Academy) * Ilsan Bamgasi Choga (Straw-roofed House)
ENTERTAINMENT AND SHOPPING
* Bukhan Mountain
* Jeongbal Mountain
* Go Bong Mountain
* Lake Park
* HAENGJUSANSEONG FORTRESS SUN RISE FESTIVAL
On New Year's Day each year, a splendid festival is thrown at Haengju Sanseong to welcome the New Year's Day sunrise.
TIME: 5:00-9:00 AM on New Year's Day each year Place: The top of the mountain where Haengju Sanseong sits.
* THE GREAT BATTLE OF HAENGJU FESTIVAL
The event is held to commemorate an important victory in Korean history (14 March) at Haengju Sanseong. Elementary school kids and their parents from the neighborhood can watch memorial services for patriotic martyrs of the nation and learn about the history of Haengju Sanseong.
TIME: 10 AM on 14 March each year PLACE: Chungjang Shrine at Haengju Sanseoeng
* GOYANG INTERNATIONAL FLOWER FESTIVAL
Floricultural industry sprang up in the early 1970s fostering flower
culture in Korea.
-TIME: early April each year -PLACE: Areas surrounding Ilsan Lake Park
* GOYANG LAKE ART FESTIVAL
The event is free-style arts festival held at various locations around the Lake Park. Imagination and wits of artists getting out of the constraints imposed by stages fill the streets with vigor and romantic mood. Various performing arts including jazz, mime, dance, drama and installation arts decking out the venue with colorful decorations to add glamour, passionate performance by famous theatrical companies from around the world and fancy fireworks all let the cheerful spectators enjoy the excitement thrown by the festival.
TIME: October each year PLACE: locations around the Lake Park
NOTABLE PEOPLE FROM GOYANG
* Do Kyung-soo – singer
Empress Gi – empress of the
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