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Night Shopping Tour in Seoul
"You will start your night shopping tour when you are picked up at your hotel and go to the Myeongdong Fashion Street. The Myeongdong Fashion Street is one of the busiest places in Seoul and is among Korea’s premier shopping destinations. Over 1 million s Myeong-dong market has been a witness to Korea’s tumultuous modern-day history as a center of city politics economy and culture.After seeing the Myeongdong area you will check out the Dongdaemun Doota Shopping Mall which is a fashion mall full of trendy fashion items. There are 540 stores throughout the 8-story building including designer shops select shops
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K-Pop Experience: KLive Hologram Concert and Guided Gwangjang Market Tour
"From your hotel you’ll be transported to Lotte FITIN a super modern mall chock-full of trendy boutiques and luxury brands. Be prepared for some fun and dancing when you head to the 9th floor to visit the Klive K-Pop Experience. Here use your admission to K-pop Hologram Performance Hall for an otherworldly concert. Scream and bob your head to during hologram performances from international sensation Psy as well resulting in a fully 3-D virtual concert complete with surround sound. You might even think you’re seeing Psy in the flesh — this is the same technology that thrilled (and confused) US audiences when producers brought Michael Jackson back to virtual life which
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Markets of Seoul: Korean Markets and City Sightseeing Tour
"After morning hotel pickup by coach your guide whisks you to attractions and sites that give you a great taste of Seoul’s culture and history. Along the way listen to informative commentary and enjoy the opportunities to purchase snacks or souvenirs. Kick off your full-day tour with a visit to 63 Square (Sky Art & Sea World) which at 866 feet (264 meters) high is Korea’s tallest building. This example of Korea’s modern development overlooks the Han River and offers stunning views of Bugaksan Namsan and Gwanaksan mountains. Its 63 floors house corporations a Sea World an IMAX theater and restaurants frequented by locals.Next
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Unhyeongung Palace Tips (3)

Unhyeongung (운현궁) 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 Daewon-gun. One of the major areas in the palace is Norak-dang hall where King Gojong and Queen Min were married.

Prince Regent Daewon-gun's descendants owned the palace until it was sold to the Seoul government in 1993. It took three years to restore the palace, but it is smaller than the original as Duksung Women's University occupies part of the grounds. Some of the buildings now have mannequins dressed in various styles from Korean history.

During my last visit to this palace, I watched traditional Korean dancers on a stage near the front entrance.

Entrance fee used to be around 500 or 1,000 Won, but it is free as of 2014,

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Ewingjr98
Aug 16, 2014

Unhyeongung

Unhyeongung was the private residence of Emperor Gojong's father, Yi Haeung. Yi Haeung is better known as Heungseon Daewongun. and the 26th Monarch of the Joseon Dynasty King Gojong,he's lived here till ages of 12. today contains Norakdang Hall, Noandang Hall, Irodang Hall and relic Museum.
( Historic site No 257 )

Open : 09:00!18:00
Close : Monday
Entrance Fee : 700won

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jckim
Feb 19, 2005

Unhyeongung yanggwan

yanggwan was means by Western style building.
it was built 1912.
it's a original used for private residence of Yi( Lee ) Jun,
he's a grandson of Heungseon Deawongun.
at present use to part of Deokseong Woman's University.

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Jan 05, 2005
 
 
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Things to Do Near Seoul

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Cheong Gye Cheon - Man Made Stream

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Korea House & Namsan Hanok Folk Village

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Heunginjimun Dongdaemoon - Great East Gate

Dongdaemun is known for its shopping area, a place for a cheap clothing items in Korea. But actually means Great East Gate. This is more commonly called Dongdaemun Gate, first built in 1398. This was...
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Dongdaemun Market

I visited this night market during my last night in Seoul. I was not impresed as it was mainly a clothes market. The area though is great to walk around in the evening as it is surrounded by the big...
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Tapgol Park (Pagoda 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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