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About Ilsan(Seoul)

Ilsan, Goyang was developed in the outskirts of Seoul as a New City by the Korean Government since 1990s to meet the ever- increasing housing needs of the capital city. Now home to more than 1 million people, Ilsan (Goyang) has become a pivotal part of the Seoul Metropolitan Area, not only as a bedtown to the Northwestern part of Seoul, but also as a major center of shopping and convention in its own right. With the proximity to two International Airports (Gimpo & Incheon) and the capital city, world-class convention facilities of KINTEX and nearby shopping centers, amusement parks, and various sightseeing areas, Ilsan (Goyang) is a perfect place for international convention and tourism.

Goyang is surrounded by Bukhansan Mountain in east and Han River in west. A variety of cultural ruins and remains is still remained in Goyang because the town was very close to a capital, Gaeseong during Goryeo Era and a capital, Hanyang during Joseon era; its typical examples are Bukhansanseong, Haejusanseong, seooreung and Seosamneung.

Today, Korea셲 largest tourism attraction, Ilsan Lake Park and the largest exhibition convention center, KINTEX in Goyang lead a MICE industry of Korea. Goyang also plans to complete the construction of Korea World Town, five-star hotel, aquarium, thematic part and various shopping malls in phase by 2018.