Tongyeong, a city teeming with maritime charm by day, transforms into a mesmerizing dreamscape by night, and we’re about to unveil the secret to its enchanting nocturnal allure. Picture yourself immersed in the vibrant heart of Tongyeong, as it’s been crowned South Korea’s first Specialized Night Tourist City, offering a tapestry of illuminations and after-dark adventures.

As the sun dips below the horizon, embark on a thrilling journey to explore the six places that come alive under the starry Tongyeong sky, where fun and excitement are the evening’s companions. Get ready to discover the magic that unfolds in the shadows, with Tongyeong as your guide to nocturnal wonder.

1. Gangguan Port

| Address: Jungang-dong, Tongyeong-si, Gyeongsangnam-do

Gangguan Port, nestled along the glistening shoreline, is the crown jewel of Tongyeong’s night scene. As you wander its enchanting waterfront, you’ll be greeted by a sea of shimmering lights, bustling night markets, and a serene ambiance that promises unforgettable evenings under the stars.

Special Night Events in Gangguan Port

1) Modern Boys & Dining Festa (Oct 27~28)

| Location: Gangguan Waterfront & Back Alleys Area

| Date and time: Oct 27~28, 2PM-9PM

Modern Boys is one of the highlights of this special event. Themed after the cultural artists who were active during the modern and contemporary period in Tongyeong, such as Yu Chi-hwan, Lee Jung-seob, and Baeok Seok, a street lined with neon signs and buildings just like it used to be back in the day. What’s more, there are also photo zones, costume rentals, and exhibitions of the artists’ works that await you!

If you want to try various dishes made with Tongyeong specialties, we recommend you book “Waterfront Fine Dining: Ocean Carpe” in advance. Also, You can go to “Tongyeong Terrace”, an open terrace space where you can bring and enjoy the street food of Gangguan Alley.

Other than this, a lot more events are lined up such as the Water Musical, Fringe Musical, Cooking Class, Tongyeong Flea Market, and more to make the night even more memorable.

2) Candlelight (Nov 11)

| Location: Gangguan Port

| Date and time: Nov 11, 6PM

Experience the enchantment of live, multi-sensory musical journeys in unique, never-before-used locations in Tongyeong with the Candlelight Concerts. Delight in a variety of Evening Melodies by the Sea in the picturesque Gangguan Port, basking in the soft glow of candlelight. Presented in collaboration with ‘Tap the Night in Korea’ and the Korea Tourism Organization, this performance is a gift to the public, showcasing the city’s beauty in a new light under the stars. Don’t miss out – secure your spot by joining the waitlist to receive performance details via email.

2. Dongpirang Mural Village

| Address: 6-18, Dongpirang 1-gil, Tongyeong-si, Gyeongsangnam-do


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Dongpirang Mural Village transforms into an enchanting wonderland after sunset, with vibrant murals illuminated by soft, atmospheric lights. As you meander through its colorful alleyways, you’ll find a whimsical mix of art, culture, and a lively night atmosphere that’s perfect for late-night strolls.

3. Dongporu Pavilion

| Address: Dongpirang-gil, Tongyeong-si, Gyeongsangnam-do


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Dongporu Pavilion, perched on the hillside, offers a panoramic view of Tongyeong’s glittering night lights, creating a captivating scene that’s both serene and enchanting. The gentle sea breeze and the picturesque backdrop make it an ideal spot to unwind and soak in the city’s nighttime charm.

4. Dpirang Night Theme Park

| Address: 29 , Nammanggongwon-gil, Tongyeong-si, Gyeongsangnam-do


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Dpirang Night Theme Park, awash with colorful illuminations and themed night markets, transforms Tongyeong’s waterfront into a lively and whimsical nocturnal wonderland. Strolling through the twinkling lights and enjoying street food while taking in the sea views is an unforgettable experience that adds an extra dash of fun to your Tongyeong nights.

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5. Marine Taxi Night Tour

| Address: 269-20 Donam-ro, Tongyeong-si, Gyeongsangnam-do


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Explore the enchanting nights of Tongyeong aboard a marine taxi night tour, where you’ll glide through the calm waters beneath a star-studded sky, taking in the sparkling city lights reflecting on the sea. This unique adventure offers a captivating blend of tranquility and excitement as you cruise through Tongyeong’s scenic coast while making unforgettable memories.

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6. Yacht Tour


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Sail into the enchanting night of Tongyeong on a relaxing yacht tour, where the sea breeze carries the melodies of the night and the city’s lights paint a mesmerizing reflection on the dark waters. This is a unique and glamorous way to experience the city’s coastal beauty and vibrant nightlife under the starry skies.

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