Seoul Things to Do

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  • 26. Namsangol Hanok Village

    4 out of 5 stars

    Namsan Hanok Village was built mostly for the tourists in 1998, but originally here was located a summer resort (during Joseon period). Village are is small so you well spend no more than 30-40...

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  • 27. Presidential Blue House

    4 out of 5 stars

    Cheong Wa Dae (청와대) is often called the "The Blue House", named after its blue roof with a tongue-in-cheek reference to the United States White House. Like the White House, the...

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  • 28. 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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  • 29. Namdaemun Market

    4 out of 5 stars

    Don't forget to take in a trip to Namdaemun market and also Myeong-Dong market. Even if you don't want to buy anything (believe me you will when you are there) it is a great place to take in the...

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  • 30. Sinchon

    4 out of 5 stars

    Sinchon University District is an area of Seoul, Korea, that is famous for its shopping and nightlife. It is jam-packed with restaurants, bars, cafes, and clothing stores. Sinchon is at the heart of...

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  • 31. Seoul World Cup Stadium

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Seoul World Cup stadium was completed in 2001 for the 2002 World Cup, which was jointly hosted by South Korea and Japan. The stadium's 64,000 spectators are covered by a unique, lightweight fabric...

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  • 32. Jongmyo - Royal Shrine

    Jongmyo has two shrines, one housing the ancestral tablets for the great kings and one for the not so great kings, queens and others. Jongmyo makes for a nice hour stroll. It was built in 1394 by...

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  • 33. Incheon International Airport

    Am pretty impressed by the architectural beauty of Incheon International Airport. It's very huge, modern & bright. You have to take a train inside to take you to the boarding gates. Try to get here...

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  • 34. Suwon Fortress

    If you've been to the Citadel in Hue, Vietnam then this place seems to be its counterpart. The ancient city was protected by a wall and entrances/exits are through massive and elaborate gates. At the...

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  • 35. National Museum of Korea

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Firstly, National Museum of Korea is FREE :-) It i still strange for me as in Europe you will not find any free palaces/museum. This is a 3 floor musem and time to spend: about 2 hours. Here you...

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  • 36. Seodaemun Prison History Hall

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    It is one of my fav in this city. It shows a side of Korean people's patriotic side and the struggle against imperial Japanese agressors. For more than 30 years before the end of WWII, Korea was...

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  • 37. Hangang Shimin Gong-won - Han River Citizens' Park

    I just love Hangang Park in Yueido. This will be lovelier at night perfect for a romantic stroll. When exiting Yeouinaru Subway, go directly to the Cascade indicated on the map at the entrance of the...

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  • 38. '88 Olympic Park

    Created for the 88 Olympics, this park is massive. There are wide spaces; the Olympic cycling bowl, swimming pool, tennis courts (all covered) and other stadiums as well as outdoor tennis and miles of...

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  • 39. Gangnam

    Gangnam-gu (강남구) is the upscale side of Seoul. Considered to be more affluent compared to other districts, this is where you will find COEX, Apgujeong Dong...

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  • 40. Tapgol Park

    This is a crowded city centre park. Not so green, but with some interesting historical sites. Tapgol Park is built on the former site of Wongak Temple which was destroyed at a time when Buddhism was...

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  • 41. Nanta

    'Cookin' Nanta' is a show recommended to me by a friend and I'm glad I watched it. It's a performance where a cast of just 5 people (4 chefs and their manager) play out a story using knives, pots,...

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  • 42. Namhansanseong - Mountain Fortress

    Namhansanseong (남한산성) is one of my favorite places to hike in Korea. It combines nice hiking trails, with a historic fortress, massive gates, several Buddhist temples, a...

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  • 43. Daehak-ro

    There are dramatic performance street of Seoul. lots of dramatic companys and lots of little theaters stand at street, and you'll to find for many atmosphere restaurants and street drawing artists,...

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  • 44. Suraksan

    Suraksan is a mountain north of Seoul, most of the way to Uijongbu. From the summit and various other points on the mountain, there are amazing views of Seoul, Bukhansan, and Dobongsan. Near the peak,...

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  • 45. City Bus Tour

    3 out of 5 stars

    I took this tour, starting from Yongsan where I was staying, on the day I arrived, as it gives you a fantastic overview of the city, helping you to understand its layout and decide where to go back to...

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  • 46. Ingwansan Mountain

    A second outing we enjoyed was a visit to Inwangsan Village located one stop past Gyongbok Palace on the underground. This village is famous for its shammanist temples with their brightly coloured...

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  • 47. Korean Museum of Buddhist Art

    Korean Buddhist sculpture is one of the major areas of Korean art. Buddhism was transmitted to Korea via China in the late fourth century and inspired the production of temple architecture and...

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  • 48. Jongmyo (Royal Shrine)

    This is a Confucian shrine, actually the oldest confucian shrine in South Korea, reason why, it became a Unesco site. Here memorial tablets for royal family of Joseon Dynasty are kept and memorial...

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  • 49. Pagoda Park

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Seoul's Pagoda Park, now called Tapgol Park, is the first modern one built in this city. It has a number of beautiful and historically significant pagodas, including some that are counted as national...

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  • 50. Bosingak - Bell Tower

    During the Joseon period, the hours of the day were annunced here, by tolling the bell. Seould used to have four gates allowing people in and out. At 4 am the bell would ring 33 times and so the gates...

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