Uijeongbu

Uijeongbu (의정부시) is a city in Gyeonggi.

M*A*S*H

Television buffs may recognize the name as the location of the fictional 4077th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital in the TV sitcom M*A*S*H, although the connection is by name only with the actual show being shot outside Malibu in California

Get in

Uijeongbu is just north of Seoul, so travelers can take the subway or bus to get to the city easily.

By subway

By airport bus

From Incheon International Airport

Get around

By taxi

You can easily find a taxi around the city. Especially, there is the taxi stand in front of the Uijeongbu subway station. The basic price is ₩1,900 and after that the price go up by 100won/39s or 100won/164m. You can use cash or credit card as your payment. If you need to call a taxi then you can call one of these numbers:

See

Do

Mountain Climbing

Buy

Eat

Budaejjige is the spicy stew made with Spam, sausages, ramen noodles and kimchi. It can also be called the army's stew because people first started to eat this after the Korean War, and the ingredients such as Spam and sausages were from the U.S. army camps. Since the city contains many army camps, Budaejjige became a famous food that represents the city.

Galbi is the grilled marinated beef ribs. It is well known food internationally. Galbi is not hard to find any Korean style restaurant all over the world. In Uijeongbu, there is several different places that are famous for Galbi. Galbi is considered as the special food for special day. It costs are usually higher than other foods but it is worth to try.

Drink

Sleep

25 people. Reservations are crucial. ₩44,000~₩110,000/house.

Connect

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