Yonsei University - Autumn & Getting There | Seoul, South Korea

Yonsei University 연세대학교

서울특별시 서대문구 연세로 50 (신촌동) | 50, Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul

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Yonsei University - Admission Fees

Free

  • Sinchon Station (line 2, exit 2/3). 18 mins walk to the 3 most popular Gothic-style buildings (side-by-side) in the university ground.

How to go to Yonsei University
Yonsei University - Official Website

Founded in 1885, Yonsei University was Korea's first medical school and one of the most prestigious universities in Korea.

A leisurely stroll through the campus grounds will allow you to witness the beauty of the campus, regarded as one of the most beautiful campuses in Seoul.

Yonsei University - Autumn

Yonsei University is also a popular film location for many Korean films and dramas including IRIS, Reply 1994 and the movie, My Sassy Girl.

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Ginkgo Trees Path & Art Sculptures

On entering Yonsei University, the long straight rows of tall ginkgo trees will take your breath away.

 

These ginkgo trees are particularly spectacular in Autumn when the leaves turn golden yellow.

 

Along the ginkgo path, there are many unique and interesting art sculptures for your viewing as well.

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Charming Gothic-style Buildings

One of the main highlights for visitors to this campus is the three Gothic-style buildings, namely Stimson Hall, Underwood Hall and Appenzeller Hall.

 

Standing side-by-side, the buildings, adorned with ivy vines, turned into gorgeous shades of red in autumn and a sight to behold.

Together with a beautiful garden in front of these buildings, this area has become the most popular place for taking pictures, across all seasons in Korea and a must-visit to Yonsei University.

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Autumn at Yonsei University

Autumn is probably one of the best season to catch the ginkgo trees and the ivy vines at the Gothic-style buildings at their most colourful moments.

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Winter at Yonsei University

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Spring at Yonsei University

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Summer at Yonsei University

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Other Attractions near Yonsei University

For the nature lovers, why not get on the easy 7km wooden deck trail that encircles Mt. Ansan? For the challengers, you can get to the summit of Ansan Mountain, it is relatively easy compared to other higher mountains in Seoul. At the summit, you will be rewarded with panoramic view of Seoul and Bongsudae, the historic beacon fire station.

 

From Mountain Ansan Jarak-gil Trail, you can follow the signs to exit to Yonsei University conveniently.

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Within walking distance from Yonsei University is the popular Sinchon University Shopping District and Ewha Womans University. The whole Sinchon area is a great place to hang out for trendy fashion finds, chic cafes and affordable restaurants.

 

Map of Yonsei University & How to Get There

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