Yongsan is in 's geographic center, sandwiched between Seoul's two major cultural and economic centers, Gangnam and Jongno/Jung. The main area of interest here for travelers is Itaewon, the most international and foreigner-friendly neighborhood in Seoul, and one of the only places where you can find authentic Mexican, Turkish, Middle Eastern, and Indian food on the entire peninsula.
Photo: m-louis, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

The is the flagship museum of Korean history and art in and is the cultural organization that represents . Photo: Jinah78, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The , Samsung Museum of Art is a museum in , Yongsan-gu, , , run by the Samsung Foundation of Culture. Photo: takato marui, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Military facility
Yongsan Garrison, meaning "dragon hill garrison," is an area located in the Yongsan District of central , . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is a museum located in , Yongsan-gu, , . Photo: d. FUKA, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

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

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


37.5323° or 37° 31' 56.3" north
126.99° or 126° 59' 24" east
Open Location Code
27 metres (89 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1968205562
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Armenian: Յոնսանգ շրջան
  • Cebuano: Yongsan-gu
  • Chinese: Yongsan Khu
  • Chinese: 龍山區
  • Chinese: 龍山區廳
  • Chinese: 龙山区
  • Dutch: Yongsan District
  • English: Yongsan-gu
  • English: Yongsan District
  • English: Yongsan Trade Center, Districtul Yongsan, Seul
  • Estonian: Yongsani linnarajoon
  • Estonian: Yongsani ringkond
  • French: Yongsan-gu
  • German: Yongsan-gu
  • Hebrew: יונגסאן
  • Hebrew: סיאול/יונגסאן
  • Hungarian: Jongszan-ku
  • Indonesian: Distrik Yongsan
  • Indonesian: Yongsan-gu
  • Interlingue: Yongsan-gu
  • Italian: Yongsan-gu
  • Japanese: 龍山区
  • Korean: 서울시 용산구
  • Korean: 서울 용산
  • Korean: 서울 용산구
  • Korean: 서울특별시 용산구
  • Korean: 용산
  • Korean: 용산구
  • Lithuanian: Jongsan-gu
  • Malay (generic): Daerah Yongsan
  • Min Nan Chinese: Yongsan Khu
  • Norwegian: Yongsan-gu
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Yongsan-distriktet
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Yongsan-gu
  • Portuguese: Yongsan-gu
  • Russian: Йонсан-гу
  • Russian: Йонсангу
  • Scots: Yongsan-gu
  • Spanish: Yongsan-gu
  • Swedish: Yongsan-gu
  • Turkish: Yongsan
  • Urdu: یونگسان ضلع
  • Vietnamese: Yongsan-gu
  • Distretto di Yongsan

Other Places Named Yongsan

  • Town in South Gyeongsang, South Korea
  • Locality in South Jeolla, South Korea
  • Locality in South Korea
  • Locality in South Gyeongsang, South Korea
  • Locality in South Jeolla, South Korea
  • Locality in South Jeolla, South Korea
  • Locality in South Jeolla, South Korea
  • Locality in South Korea

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