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Changwon Immigration Office

*** Immigration has moved!! Until we get the new information, here is a flyer from immigration. The new building is behind HiMart. The new phone number is 055) 981-6000.** Whether you need a new visa, are switching contracts, or something else, the Immigration Office provides Changwon with all things immigration. The …

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Facebook Group Guide

When first arriving in Changwon, it can seem impossible to find other foreigners. Depending on where you live there may be weeks where you might go a few days without seeing any western faces. For this reason we have compiled the best places to go on the internet to seek …

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Yongji Lake

One thing that people seem to know about before they come to Changwon is Yongji Lake. Yongji is a very small manmade lake. It has a nice soft track around it and a nice field behind it to play or relax. The crown jewel of this lake is the the water …

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Mybi Bus and Nubija Pass

If you use the bus frequently or are interested in Nubija, it is a great idea to get a Mybi. They can be bought at any GS25 or Family Mart and save you 100 won per ride on all buses. Buying a Mybi Usually the Mybis are located behind the counter. …

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Changwon’s Baseball Team: NC Dinos

Contributed by Senior Changwonderful Baseball Expert, Jake Clark. (jakelikesredvelvetcake@gmail.com) The NC Dinos (엔씨 다이노스) are Changwon’s very own professional baseball team. They are currently playing their 2nd season, as a member of the Korea Professional Baseball Championship for the 2013 season. The Dinos play their home games at newly-refurbished Masan Stadium …

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How to Get a License

Between the buses and Nubija in Changwon, it is pretty easy to get around. However, if you are still in need of a transportation fix it is possible to buy a car or scooter. We’ll save details for how to buy a car in Changwon for a later post. In …

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Rose Park

Changwon’s seasonally flower-filled park, Rose Park (장미공원) is a great place to see many colors and species of roses in the early summer (late May – early June).  A popular tourist spot when the roses are blooming, expect to see lots of families taking photos and having picnics.  Just outside …

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Seongsan Shell Mound

Seongsan Shell Mound “성산패총” is a large park on Oe-dong mountain, containing a mound of shells dating back to the early Iron Age.  These shells (as well as pottery and bones) give archeologists important study materials regarding the lives of early settlers in the southern tip of the Korean peninsula.  The site was …

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