Gayang

Gayang Station (가양역) Line 9 – Station #907

Gayang is a neighborhood that can pretty succinctly be summed up by saying this: It’s a good place to raise a family.  You know this neighborhood.  Maybe you even live here.  It’s a pretty new part of town.  The apartment towers and commercial buildings are clean, tidy, probably less than a couple decades old.  On…

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Achasan Station (아차산역) Line 5 – Station #545

(Editor’s Note: Photos by Merissa Quek.) The cover of the Gwangjin-gu (Slogan: A City of elegance, livable Gwangjin) promotional booklet that the kind docent at the Achasan Goguryeo History Musuem handed to me shows an aerial shot of the district, mostly a confetti smattering of densely packed apartment rooftops, broken by the occasional vertical tower. …