Ewha Womans University is the most visited university in Korea. It is the world’s largest educational female institute. If you’re shopping around Edae or Ewha Fashion Street, you shall make time to visit this school.
How to go there:
Ewha University Campus Tour
There are five types of campus tour. There’s Docent-Guided Tours of Exhibitions, Welcome Tours, Themed Tours, Group Tours, and Self-Guided Tours. I just did the self-guided tour.
The Docent-Guided Tour
In this tour, the Ewha Welcome Center introduces Ewha school to visitors from everywhere. Through the Docent-Guided Tours of Exhibitions, visitors can look into Ewha history, people, research competence, and globalized campus at Ewha.
Advanced Reservation is required here. The tour can be in Korean, English, and Chinese. This 20 minute tour is available from Monday to Friday (10 am, 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm). The maximum number per tour is 25.
Visitors can enjoy the different aspects of Ewha under the guidance of an Ewha student. Places to visit in the tour: Ewha Welcome Center ? Welch-Ryang Auditorium ? Pfeiffer Hall (Main Hall) ? Ewha Campus Complex (ECC).
This is available on weekdays at 2 pm. The English tour is every Thursday at 2pm. Chinese Tour is every Friday, while Korean tour is everyday.
The Themed Tours are student-led walking tours for all visitors. They have special tours per season. In May, they offer ‘History Tour‘ to show the past and present of Ewha. In November, when the campus shows its magnificent scenery, they offer ‘Architecture Tour‘ to highlight Ewha’s famous buildings such as the Pfieffer Hall, the Cultural heritage No. 14 and Ewha Campus Complex, the award winning building.
- History Tour (1 hour Tour): Ewha Welcome Center ? Pfeiffer Hall (Main Hall) ? Ewha Archives ? Jinseonmi-Gwan ? Welch-Ryang Auditorium
- Architecture Tour (1 hour Tour): Ewha Welcome Center ? Pfeiffer Hall (Main Hall) ? Ewha-POSCO Building ? Science Building ? Ewha Campus Complex (ECC)
Korean Tour is available from Monday-Friday at 2 pm. English tours are available every Thursday while Chinese tours happens every Friday at 2 pm.
The Group Tours for Students gives prospective Ewha students at middle and high schools to tour the campus under the guidance of an Ewha students. Visitors can learn about Ewha’s past and present and peek into its dynamic campus life.
Book a tour using this link: http://tour.ewha.ac.kr/
Self Guided Tours
If you don’t really plan to stay for that long, you can ask for a map to see the free tour zone. Visitors can only tour around the Free-Tour Zone marked by the dotted lines on the campus map. They can take pictures at the assigned Photo Zones marked by the dotted lines on the campus map. All areas except for the Centennial Museum, Natural History Museum, Ewha Archives, and gates 3 and 4 of the Ewha Campus Complex (ECC) are not accessible for visitors.