Seoul Neighborhoods • Nakseongdae

Author: Parent     Date pictures taken: May 2004     City: Seoul     Country: Korea      Pictures Attached: 6     Pictures License: Copyrighted Free Use - Requires Attribution - Allows Commercial Reuse and Derivative Works     Neighborhood Type: Seoul Middle Class Residential Neighborhood

Nakseongdae Pictures

by Parent on Mon Apr 21, 2008 2:48 pm

Nakseongdae (落星垈) means 'the site of the fallen star'. It refers to the birthplace of the great Goryeo general Gang Gam-chan born near here in Gwanak-gu. Gang Gam-chan is best known for his heroics against an invading Khitan force in the Battle of Kwiju during the Third Goryeo-Khitan War.

Map of Nakseongdae neighborhood.

Map of Nakseongdae. Pictures by Parent within 4 kilometers of Nakseongdae Neighborhood.


Neighborhoods Nearby Nakseongdae - Pictures by Parent

Nakseongdae Neighborhood by Parent. Nakseongdae is a middle-to-upper class residential district in Gwanak-gu located nearby the Seoul National Nakseongdae (落星垈) means 'the site of the fallen star'. It refers to the birthplace of the great Goryeo g.. Distance from Nakseongdae: 0km E, 5 pictures.

Science Center Neighborhood by Parent. A few pictures taken in-between the back gate of Seoul National University and the Nakseongdae Subway.. Distance from Nakseongdae: 0.9km SSW, 16 pictures.

Seouldae Neighborhood by Parent. A few pictures taken in the vicinity of the Seouldae (Seoul National University or SNU) subway.. Distance from Nakseongdae: 1km NWW, 14 pictures.

Bongcheon Neighborhood by Parent. Bongcheon dong used to be a neighborhood with rather subpar accomodation. It has changed quite much in the last 20 years but still today it has a bit of a bad reputation. It's nonetheless a fine place in most.. Distance from Nakseongdae: 1.7km NWW, 42 pictures.

SNU Neighborhood by Parent. Some pictures of the SNU campus taken in March 2003, April 2003, and July.. Distance from Nakseongdae: 2km SSW, 50 pictures.

Nokdu Neighborhood by Parent. Nokdu or Nokdugeori is a small student neighborhood nearby the main gate of Seoul National.. Distance from Nakseongdae: 2.3km SWW, 22 pictures.

Bangbae Neighborhood by Parent. Bangbae is known for its "coffee street" and its nearby french.. Distance from Nakseongdae: 3km E, 42 pictures.