Hyehwa-dong is a dong of Jongno-gu in , .Hyehwa-dong is a vibrant neighborhood, with colorful nightlife and walking streets that are closed off to traffic in the evenings.

Notable Places in the Area

City gate
Hyehwamun is one of the Eight Gates of Seoul in the of , , which surrounded the city in the Joseon Dynasty. Photo: Mark Froelich, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
, also known as Palace or Changdeok Palace, is set within a large park in Jongno-gu, , . Photo: Historiographer, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Changgyeong Palace is a palace located in , . Photo: fukagawa, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The Museum of Korea Straw and Plants Handicraft is a handicrafts museum in Myeongnyun-dong, Jongno-gu, , South Korea.

Localities in the Area

Daehangno is a neighborhood in north of the within Jongno-gu and Seodaemun-gu. Photo: Gipe0001, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a dong, neighbourhood of Jongno-gu in , . Photo: 안우석, CC0.

is a dong, neighbourhood of Jongno-gu in , .


37.5876° or 37° 35' 15.2" north
127.0022° or 127° 0' 7.8" east
Open Location Code
41 metres (135 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 415153990
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Armenian: Հյեհվա
  • Chinese: 惠化洞
  • Danish: Hyehwa-dong
  • Japanese: 恵化洞
  • Korean: Hyehwa-dong
  • Korean: 惠化洞
  • Korean: 혜화동
  • Malay (generic): Hyehwa-dong
  • Scots: Hyehwa-dong
  • Thai: แขวงฮเยฮวา
  • Vietnamese: Hyehwa-dong

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