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Hongik University has the most well known school of Fine Arts and Design in Korea. In the area surrounding Hongik University, or Hongdae, a street art exhibition is held every autumn, and Hongdae students display their own artwork. Young artists from all over Korea flock to the Hongdae area, so the area has a vibrant culture. — Information from: Visit Korea website

Outside of the scheduled autumn street exhibition, the area surrounding Hongik University has numerous shops, restaurants and bars, with surrounding walls artistically painted.