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  • 51. Namyangju General Studios (KOFIC)

    The ultimate sob-story! "Winter Sonata" is a tale of long-lost love...car accidents, amnesia, etc etc... This show made megastars out of their actors, especially the lead actor - Bae Yong Jun. Even...

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  • 52. Chong Wa Dae - Blue House

    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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  • 53. Dongnimmun Independence Gate

    Dongnimmun, or Korea's Independence Gate, is located in Seodaemun Independence Park near the prison of the same name. It was built from November 1896 to November 1897 and was modeled after Paris' Arc...

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  • 54. Ingwansan Mountain & Shamanistic Shrine

    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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  • 55. Myeongdong NANTA Theatre

    '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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  • 56. Food & Drink

    Food in Seoul is expensive. I ate plenty of kimchi coz I love the spicy taste of it. There's plenty of pickles as side dishes. We order mostly Beef Bulgogi Bibimbap around 6-7T won. It's a very...

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  • 57. Seoul Museum of History

    Perhaps the most interesting display is the three giant topographical models showing the city at three points in its history, at the height of the Joseon dynasty, during the Japanese occupation and...

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  • 58. Unhyeongung Palace

    The small Unhyeongung (운현궁) palace is located just south of Anguk Station. Unhyeongung is famous as the birthplace of King Gojong, and the residence of his father, Prince Regent...

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  • 59. Nami Island - DayTrip

    Nami Island (known as the location for Koreanovela "Winter Sonata") is located 63 km outside Seoul. This is one of the scenic places to go during winter time as the whole island is covered with a...

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  • 60. Gyeonghuigung Palace

    Completed in 1620, Gyeonghuigung (경희궁) was one of the five main Seoul Palaces. Known as the West Palace, Gyeonghuigung was constructed by King Gwanghaegun and became the detached...

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  • 61. Marronnier Park - Street Art & Perfomances

    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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  • 62. Combined Suggestions

    Going around Seoul interesting places are Korean War Memorial Namsan Tower Hanok Village Deoksugung Palace Cheongyecheon Stream Gyeongbokgung Palace Changgyeonggung Palace/ Secret Garden Han River...

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  • 63. Kwangjang Market

    I casually saw this market while wondering after my visit at Jongmyo. As soon as I entered I found a paradise of eat street and I really hated myself for having had lunch 30 minuts before. Then, I...

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  • 64. Myeong-dong

    For some free modern Asian-style entertainment, look no further than the Migliore shopping center stage in Myeongdong. (Usually Mondays are off, but sometimes other nights are also off depending on...

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  • 65. Naksan Park

    Naksan was one of the four guardian mountains, along with Bugaksan, Namsan, Inwangsan, of the capital of the Joseon Dynasty. It took its name from the Korean words “Nakta-san." “Nakta” in Korean means...

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  • 66. JimJilBang( Bath House - Sauna)

    VERY UNIQUE STYLE and most popular one among natives . Most Korean experience or experienced this type of a leisure complex. It is the leisure complex of public bath room and souna and restarants...

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  • 67. Seoraksan National Park

    You should travel out of Seoul to visit the famous Mount Seoraksan National Park and do some trekking in this beautiful place. This is the most well known mountain range in South Korea and is truely...

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  • 68. Dongdaemun Design Plaza

    This was just open recently, a massive building with its unique style. The new Dongdaemun Design Plaza was designed by the Iraq-British Zaha Hadid, known for its futuristic, spaceship work....

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  • 69. Apgujeong Rodeo Street

    Apujeong Rodeo Street is a 20-min walk from the nearest subway, Apgujeong Station. Better to take a taxi if you're not up to it. Landmark will be Galleria Dept. Store, a posh place to hang around with...

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  • 70. Seoul Land

    This is Korea's first theme park, located just outside Seoul, a favorite place for kids and adults alike. With a blend of Western and traditional Korean culture, it's an interesting place, not simply...

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  • 71. The National Theater of Korea

    I'm not a theater fanatic, but the National Theater of Korea does have an interesting history. Located in Jangchung-dong, it is said t be Asia's first federally funded and operated theater. The NTOK...

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  • 72. Coex Aquarium

    Located on the far (northern) side of CoEx mall, near the movie theater. This is the largest aquarium in South Korea, with over 650 different species of fish, mammals, and the odd reptile. Some very...

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  • 73. Chungbu Market

    This was the smelliest market yet! Maybe it should be called the "Dried Fish Emporium". We were walking through the hardware supply area towards what we thought was the jewelry district when all our...

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  • 74. National Assembly Building

    South Korea is a "thriving" democracy where the opposition party can become ruling party. This impressive building, the National Assembly building is actually located on Yoeuido island, in the middle...

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  • 75. Seoul Plaza - Fountain - Ice Rink

    Walk in the direction of Koreana Hotel past Deoksugung Palace. This is a perfect place to go if one go on ice skate. Visiting Seoul in the winter is very cold, and wandering around can be hard, but I...

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