Seoul Things to Do

  • Gyeongbokgung Palace
    by jckim
  • Gyeongbokgung Palace
    by jckim
  • Gyeongbokgung Palace
    by jckim

Most Viewed Things to Do in Seoul

  • 1. Namsan (South Mountain) and Seoul Tower

    The N Seoul Tower (236.7 m) is situated in the Namsan park, atop the Namsan mountain (243m) in the city centre of Seoul. It offers great panoramic views of the city, and has been a symbol of Seoul...

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  • 2. Gyeongbokgung Palace

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    I think it is best to visit the palaces in Seoul in the morning, there are a couple and you can go to one palace to another by foot. Don't try to use the subway to save time. Of course to make your...

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  • 3. DMZ - DeMilitarized Zone

    As we were in Seoul, we also decided to go to the DMZ - demilitarized zone. We booked a tour to the border, for more information you can write me a message. Mostly tour includes: Camp Bonifas, JSA...

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  • 4. Korean Folk Village

    Great place filled with Korean culture and tradition! Here's a glimpse if you want to see what to expect or want to reminisce about your trip there in the past!...

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  • 5. Insadong

    4 out of 5 stars

    Tourists visit Insadong 인사동 for the traditional fine art and gallery experience but for me it was all about Ssamziegil (쌈지길). This mall is frequent by locals...

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  • 6. Lotte World

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Learn more about Korea's culture in the Lotte World historical folk museum. Exhibition includes a minature village, traditional wedding, market street. Opening hours: Weekday: 9.30am - 8om (Entrance...

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  • 7. Namdaemun - Great South Gate

    Namdaemun, also known as Sungnyemun, is the largest gate ever constructed in Korea and is Korean National Treasure Number 1. Namdaemun, or the "Great South Gate" sits in the center of a major...

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  • 8. Myeongdong

    Myeong-dong is a must visit tourist spot with Korea's trendiest shopping area consisting of over 300,000 square meters of shops selling clothes, shoes, handbags, accessories, and cosmetics. Many...

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  • 9. Everland

    If you love theme parks and you happen to be in Seoul, better experience Everland, love, love, love :) My favorite is riding the TExpress rollercoaster, which also the second steepest wooden...

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  • 10. Itaewon

    4 out of 5 stars

    You feel right at home in Itaewon, especially for Muslim travellers. There's plenty of Halal restaurants, butchers as there are lots of foreigners from India, Pakistan, Turkey, Saudi, Malaysia,...

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  • 11. National Folk Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    National Folk Museum is situated beside the Gyeongbukgung Palace. The museum is free & has an internet room for use without charge. There's also a cafe inside. Quite interesting piece of architecture....

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  • 12. Korean War Memorial

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    When you first hear the name 'War Memorial', you can't help but think it's all about the Korean War. Actually the place is a museum dedicated to warfare and weaponry. It showcases all the important...

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  • 13. COEX Mall

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    COEX Mall (코엑스몰) is an underground shopping in Gangnam, Seoul. The cinema, the aquarium and the Kimchi Field Museum are famous. The open air area are often use for...

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  • 14. Dongdaemoon - Great East Gate

    4 out of 5 stars

    Dongdaemun, originally called Heunginjimun (literally "Gate of Rising Benevolence"), is one of the eight gates of the city of Seoul. Heunginjimun was constructed during the fifth year of King Taejo's...

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  • 15. Changdeokgung Palace

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Changdeokgung (창덕궁) palace was built in 1405 by King Taejong, destroyed by the Japanese in the invasion of 1592, and rebuilt from about 1610-1616. In the early 1900s, numerous...

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  • 16. Deoksugung Palace

    Deoksugung palace or 덕수궁 located in the centre of Seoul, not far from main royal palace Gyeongbokgung. But also Gyeonghuigung palace is near. Entrance fee is 1,000 Won and the...

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  • 17. Biwon Secret Garden

    We went here on our first visit to Seoul. It was necessary to go round on a guided tour - unfortunately. It was pretty, but winter is not the best time to visit a garden. I did, however, like the...

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  • 18. Korea House & Namsan Hanok Folk Village

    This village lies at the foot of Mount Namsan. It is made up of five traditional Korean wooden houses. There were people wandering around in traditional Korean clothes. Brides and grooms come here for...

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  • 19. Changgyeonggung Palace

    Changgyeonggung (창경궁) was originally built in 1483, destroyed in 1592 during the Japanese occupation, then rebuilt in 1616. It typically housed former kings and princes. Many of...

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  • 20. Bukhansan Mountain

    Bukhansan (북한산) is a National Park on the northern edge of Seoul with miles of hiking trails, dozens of temples, several impressive peaks, and the Bukhansanseong (Bukhan Mountain...

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  • 21. Cheonggyecheon Stream

    4 out of 5 stars

    Cheonggyecheon steam is a nice place to escape a busy Seoul lifestyle. In fact, steam is located just in the centre but somehow you don't feel like you are in the centre. Magic There are many small...

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  • 22. Yook-Sam (63) Building

    This building has despite its name only 60 floors. They just counted the 3 floors in the basement as well. It used to be Korea's tallest building with its 249 metres. It was built 1985. You can go...

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  • 23. Jogyesa - Buddhist Temple

    This is the odd Buddhist temple. Most temples I have been to are located in these quiet areas surrounded by trees and nature, not so at Jogyesa. This is right in the middle of downtown Seoul, and it...

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  • 24. Yeouido Island

    A nice park for a walk. It's the size of a few city blocks, but it feels a lot larger. Yeouido Park is a haven for families, rollerbladers, cyclists, couples and salarymen who want to take a stroll...

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  • 25. Bukchon Hanok Village

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    I hope I have the correct name for this area as my visit to Seoul was some time ago (I've just learned how to scan old pictures). I mean the area between the two main palaces: Gyeongbokgung Palace and...

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