Korean Gazebo: Dawooljung
A 5,000 sq-ft traditional Korean gazebo with a small garden on the northeast corner of Olympic and Irolo. It is across the street from where Koreatown began with a Korean grocery store in the late 1960s.
Made of pine and dyed in traditional shades of green, rust and red, the open-air pavilion is topped by an upswept tiled roof.
Called Da Wool Jung (다울정), meaning a harmonious gathering place, the monument was built by South Korean craftsmen who were brought to Los Angeles to perform the work. The $695,000 project took five years of planning, fundraising and construction. It was opened in January 2006.
A few steps north is the Ardmore Recreation Center, now known as Seoul International Park.
Hours are highly subject to change, but are generally Monday to Friday 11 AM – 5 PM and Saturday to Sunday 8 AM – 8 PM.