Located in front of Dong-A Daily (Seorin-dong, Jongro-gu), Cheonggye Square does a role of the beginning point to enter the restored Cheonggyecheon. With dimension of 6,960㎡, it is consisted of 3 divisions, which are square, waterside, and roads.
First of all, the central square(2,450㎡) is paved with various colors of stone modeled from the shape of traditional cloth-wrapper. 'Cheonggye Miniature' and 22 bridge explanation boards are established in Cheonggye Square as well as fountains of various figures to inform the beginning of the water.
On waterside, a jet to begin water stream is installed between two stones of which origins are 8-Do regions of the nation, so that waters flown from there gather at Cheonggyecheon.
Especially it is designated as a specialized district of Ubiquitous Seoul, where various IT experience tours are available such as Cheonggyecheon ecology, peripheral tourist spots and photo mail service, through IT facilities such as media board and free board.
Cheonggye Square is a symbolic space to feel sentiment of old times, and a space of national union to pray for meeting, harmony, peace, and unity. As on open square with waterside greens of Cheonggyecheon, it offers citizens a nature-friendly place to rest and enjoy culture.
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