Dongtan New City is a self-contained city where housing, education, culture, business, and the high-technology IT and digital industries co-exist in a harmoniously structured environment located in the southern region of the metropolitan area. The New City also boasts cutting-edge industry clusters, including the semi-conductor factory of Samsung Electronics and an eco-friendly, pollution-free venture industry complex. The city is easily accessible via the extensive traffic network connecting Seoul and the metropolitan area.(Gyeongbu Expressway, Yongin-Seoul Expressway, Metropolitan Subway, Dongtan-Suwon Expressway, and the Dongtan-Byeongjeom Expressway have already been completed. The GTX, which is scheduled for completion by 2016, will connect the Seoul Station and Suseo-Dongtan areas.)
- Dongtan Metapolis Mall: 10 minutes’ walk
- Suwon Galleria 20 minutes by car
- Suwon AK Plaza 20 minutes by car
- - Jukjeon Shinsegae Department Store 30 minutes by car
- Dongtan Central Park
Covering 370,000 m2, the park has a musical fountain, an artificial waterfall, and various sports facilities including tennis courts, an artificial climbing wall, an in-line skating rink, and a basketball court.
- Nojak Park
: is an ecological park comprising a musical fountain, a wetland park, a central square with a fountain, and a car park. Visitors can enjoy strolling along the park’s footpaths and trails, as well as the Dawn Redwood Road which is appreciated for its beautiful scenery in all four seasons.
- Ho-Am Art Museum
35 minutes’ drive. Displays some 1,200 exhibits collected over the course of 30 years by Mr. Byung-chul Lee (Penname: Hoam), the founder of the Samsung Group All of the ceramic works and handicrafts have a value equivalent to that of Korea’s National Treasures.
- NJP ART CENTER
20 minutes’ drive. Co-founded by Gyeonggi’s local government and the Gyeonggi Cultural Foundation to commemorate the unique artistic world and spirit of Mr. Nam June Paik, the international pioneer of video art.
- Gyeonggi Provincial Museum
20 minutes’ drive. This museum preserves a fascinating collection of Gyeonggi-do's local cultural assets including the First Edition of the Avatamsaka Sutra (National Treasure No. 256).
Sight Seeing / Entertainment
35 minutes’drive. The largest family theme park in Korea offering a wide range of rides.
- Suwon Hwaseong Fortress
30 minutes’ drive. Built in the late 18th century, this imposing fortress displays a fine architectural balance between Eastern and Western styles and is considered one of the best defensive fortresses. The 6km-long walls contain four gates, and each individual structure has its own unique shape and design. It was designated as a World Cultural Heritage in 1997.
- Korean Folk Village
20 minutes drive. This folk museum shows how people lived during the late Joseon Period. The streets lined with traditional Korean houses are a popular shooting location for Korean TV shows and movies. The village consists of gardens, displays, and performance sites, offering visitors a wide-ranging cultural experience
- CGV Dongtan
10 minutes’walk. 8-screen multiplex in Dongtan Metapolis
- Jeongok Port in Hwaseong
1 hour’s drive This port, located opposite Nue Island of Jebudo Island, hosts such exciting events as the Korea International Boat Show and the Korea Match Cup (yacht racing).