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Project Overview

This is an introduction of the Hallyu World project, which is expected to act as a hub of Korean culture and tradition.
Hallyu World embodies a vision that combines Korean culture and tradition (Hallyu) with ‘universality’ (World) to break away from nationalism and embrace a wider world.
Hallyu World is a project aimed at building cultural infrastructure to support the development and creation of cultural contents. It will also be a space where Asians can gather together to exchange cultures and create a next-generation culture.

Gyeonggi Province, Gyeonggi Urban Innovation Corporation

Total area


Major facilities

Theme parks, hotels, broadcasting and media/business/commercial/complex facilities, waterfront parks, etc.



Janghang-dong, Ilsandong-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea

Goals and Expected Effects

Hallyu World is a project that will see the establishment of cultural infrastructure to support the development and creation of cultural contents. It will also be a space where people from all over the world come together to experience and exchange different cultures, and to create a next-generation culture.
  • Create a new concept in cultural exchange space to lead future generations
  • Establish infrastructure for the research and development of culture contents, and for human resource development
  • Act as an outpost to lead the industrialization and globalization of Hallyu
  • Attract tourist culture facilities to promote the consumption and distribution of Hallyu contents
  • Develop into an entertainment mecca that combines tourism, culture, contents, and IT
  • Establish an industrial base for cultivating venture businesses
  • Expand tourist accommodation facilities in the Seoul-Gyeonggi Metropolitan Area to invigorate tourism

Expected Effects
  • Establish a foundation for the sustainable growth of Hallyu with the construction of Hallyu infrastructure
  • Enhance the competitiveness of the cultural content industry
  • Develop tourism resources to prepare for the advent of 10 million overseas tourists
  • Create jobs and cultivate cultural experts
  • Strengthen cultural capacity and revitalize the local economy of the western part of the Seoul-Gyeonggi Metropolitan Area

Location Conditions

Location Conditions

• Excellent accessibility for foreigners visiting Korea: Located 25 km from downtown Seoul, 25 km from Incheon International Airport, and 12 km from Gimpo International Airport.
• Close to main roads and transportation facilities: Freedom Road, 2nd Freedom Road, Subway Line 3, Seoul Express Beltway, and National Road No. 1
• GTX KINTEX Station (to be constructed)

Location Conditions in Northeast Asia

Location Conditions in Northeast Asia

• Approximately two hours by plane from major Asian economic cities such as Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Nagoya.
• Accessible by an overseas population of approximately 200 million

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