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International MICE city by Korea Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism
KINTEX (Korea International Exhibition Center) is the largest exhibition and convention center in Korea hold Mega-scale events every year. Goyang has emerged as one of the most recognized MICE cities in Asia and a world-class business destination.
Urban Dynamics
One of World’s 10 most dynamic cities by News Week International
Goyang was picked the ten most dynamic cities in the world by Newsweek. Newsweek says "With its man-made lake and vast flower beds amid woods preserved by the cold-war development freeze--all just 30 minutes by subway from downtown Seoul--Goyang has proved wildly popular." as the reasons to choose.
Environment
No.1 livable city in Korea with coexistence of nature & urban environments
Goyang is blessed with the scenic beauty created by Bukhan mountain and Han river as well as being equipped with city infrastructures such as roads and parks, thereby affording its 1,040,000 citizens delightful residential conditions.
Korean Wave
Birthplace of Hallyu, the Korean wave
Goyang has many broadcasting stations and film contents companies such as SBS production center, MBC broadcasting studio, EBS digital broadcasting headquarters, Bitmaru broadcasting center. With this exclusive infrastructures, Goyang becomes the most creative contents city in Korea and has been one of the most wanted places for location managers of dramas and films.
Festivals
Host city of International Horticulture Goyang Korea, the largest flower festival
International Horticulture Goyang Korea in April, Roses Festival in May and Autumn Flowers Festival in October take place at Lake Park be loved place of Goyang citizens and Korean. Many visitors from all over the world come together enjoying Goyang Lake Park Arts Festival every October.
Location
Highest accessibility from the airport within 30-40 mins by car
Goyang lies between the capital city Seoul and Incheon international airport, public transportation such as subways, trains, buses and motorways make it truly convenient to travel from Goyang to anywhere in Korea and to the world.
History
600 years of history
The name Goyang was created in 1413. The discovery of primitive rice seeds proves Koreans lived and farmed here 5,000 years ago. The artifacts that Goyang is very proud of contain Goyang Hyanggyo, a local Confucian school founded in 15th century, Haengjusanseong Fortress, where one of the Korea's historical battles took place as well as Seosamneung and Seooreung the Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
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