SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – The Seoul Metropolitan Government has introduced 100 beautiful roads in and around Seoul where the colorful autumn leaves can be enjoyed to their full extent.
The roads are categorized under four themes, ‘autumn leaves along the water’, ‘a great day out with autumn leaves’, ‘autumn leaves in the park’ and ‘taking a walk under the autumn leaves’.
The routes that are categorized in the ‘autumn leaves along the water’ sector are mostly trails that have been created along small rivers or streams like Anyangcheon, Jungnangcheon and Hongjecheon. One can enjoy walking through the autumn leaves while while taking in views of the nearby stream without having to worry about stepping aside when a car passes by.
Galleries, cafés, restaurants and small shops are lined along the routes listed under the ‘a great day out with autumn leaves’ theme.
Parks such as Olympic Park, Haneul Park, World Cup Park, and Yangjae Citizen’s Forest were included in the ‘autumn leaves in the park’ sector. The Culture and Arts Park in Yangjae is recommended for its large dawn redwood (metasequoia) trees.
The walking route that leads to the entrance of Gwanaksan Mountain, as well as Walkerhill Hotel and Ansan Mountain in Seodaemun were introduced as locations good for ‘taking a walk under the autumn leaves’. These routes are very convenient for those with strollers or wheelchairs.
More information about the 100 roads can be discovered at the official homepage (http://www.seoul.go.kr/story/autumn).
Seoul city officials have planned not to sweep any leaves from October 19 to mid November, so that citizens can enjoy the sounds of crunchy autumn leaves.
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