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About Seoul

Seoul is the capital city of South Korea. The temples and palaces of this city tell a long and storied history. The magnificent natural landscape and modern skyscrapers merge together to form a city which is both young and cultured. Gyeongbokgung and Changdeokgung Palaces are ancient palaces, while Bukchon Hanok Village and Namsangol Hanok Village are well-preserved traditional Korean villages. Seoul is a shopping paradise. In Myeong-dong, Dongdaemun Market, Sinsa-dong and Samcheong-dong, you can find all kinds of cutting-edge fashions, including clothing, jewelry and make-up. Once night falls, Seoul is even more magnificent. Climb atop the YTN Seoul Tower to feast your eyes on the city's glittering nightscape. The Han River is the background of many beloved Korean soap operas. Seoul's delicious food is not to be missed. Bibimbap, kimchi and Samgyetang (Korean ginseng chicken soup) are all delicious in their own right.

Popular Attractions in Seoul

Myeong Dong
4.5/5
5,452 Reviews
Featured Neighbourhood
Myeong-dong is a well-known commercial district in Korea that combines food and beverage all kinds of entertainment. It includes a wide variety of brand-name stores with small vendors selling small commodities and food on either side of the street. The Myeong-dong Festival is held here in the spring and autumn, as well as the Miss Myeong-dong Pageant, folk games, traditional wedding ceremonies, fashion shows and plenty of other attractions.
N Seoul Tower
4.5/5
4,884 Reviews
Observation Deck
Modern Architecture
N Seoul Tower is a major landmark located on top of Namsan Mountain, overlooking a panoramic view of Seoul. It is not only a paradise for Koreans, but also a popular destination for foreign tourists. Under the N Seoul Tower is a wall of locks, where lovers come to hang a lock symbolizing their never-ending love. The French-style revolving restaurant at the top of the tower is a popular spot for a romantic dinner on what feels like the top of the world. Another highlight of the N Seoul Tower is the fantastic night view. The lights on the launch tower, observation deck, tower and tower floor are all as magnificent as they are varied, and even change with the weather and seasons.
Bukchon Hanok Village
4.4/5
1,388 Reviews
Ancient Settlement
Bukchon Hanok Village is a classic traditional residential area in Seoul. The houses are all perfectly preserved blue-spring houses of the Joseson era. In addition to traditional Hanok, Korean restaurants, hanbok stores, and traditional handicraft workshops, the area now includes a number of cafes, Western restaurants, clothing shops and galleries in traditional Korean houses. Visitors can choose to either visit the North Village, or stay in Hanok. The eight villages in Kitamura are a famous attraction in the Bukchon Hanok Village. These scenes highlight the architectural charm of the Hanok houses, some artistic and others rich in the flavor of the daily life of local residents.
Namsan Park
4.4/5
667 Reviews
City Park
Namsan Park is where the Seoul's landmark - N Seoul Tower stands. Rising up to an altitude of 265 meters on top of the mountain, it is a favorite place for the public for relaxing as it overlooks the surrounding scenery. You can take the Namsan cable car or walk to the top of the mountain. The scenery of Namsan is very beautiful all year round, and it become more lively during the seasons of cherry blossoms and red leaves. Korean dramas "My Lovely Sam-soon", "Flower Four" and “Rooftop Prince" had been filmed here. There are also 7 kilometers of promenades near Namsan Park, where various flowers and trees such as cherry blossoms, primeroses, manglietias and azaleas are planted along the way.

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Trip Moments

Chloe Yin   
Residents out pear mural have initially been a village on the slopes of a relatively small dilapidated village in 2006. The Seoul government invited more than 70 artists to participate in called Art in the city the project. Originally by wall graffiti this poor village whitewash a new moon, the purpose is to attract more visitors to come to play, and later attracted a lot of film and television drama and variety shows in the viewfinder. In addition to a variety of colorful murals, there are lots of cafes and shops uniquely probably more than 30. Even casually stroll, life can feel the share of small indeed fortunate. Filmed TV drama and variety show: Rooftop Prince KING2HEART Running Man We married friends overnight visit.Transportation: Subway Line 4 to highway station get off, exit the station after go straight. There are signs at the first intersection, go along the direction of Luoshan Gong Park. The main entrance to the park, turn left, walk along the road for about 15 minutes you can see.  Tips: 1. morning, nine ten o'clock mural a few villagers and good light, suitable for taking pictures. The drawback is the first shop open for business yet strong color impact. 2. decorations, try the monochrome clothing. Otherwise the camera highlights. 3. because no main village there are murals of residents, 4. the walk softly as possible not to disturb the local life playtime.  5. takes about two hours due to the high slope, is not good taxi 6. overlooking Seoul National University Road. 7. Now the beauty of sunflowers and the famous staircase was painted in 2016.
Posted: 27 Nov 2018
JOJO’s wonderful trip   
First, Shilla Duty-Free provides a taxi to Shilla Duty-Free, reserved a cab the day of small-ticket purchases over $ 100 to be reimbursed, the maximum reimbursement 20,000 won to fight the fare! Although the delivery is 20,000 won gift cards, still can be used in cash Shilla Duty-Free. So it does not account for the white does not account for cheap. South Korea's car hit a small ticket and did not specify the place of departure and arrival. Only a few kilometres and time, we can boldly taxi at the airport to the hotel, the luggage in place. They are holding a small metro ticket to sit Shilla Duty-Free Shop reimbursement. Second, after the arrival to the membership desk, phone scan two-dimensional code registered members can get the Silver members. They stand to enjoy shopping for discounts from 9 to 9.5%, but this offer can be used with overlay and other activities. The first discount and then arrived in volume — Shilla Duty-Free Shop everything from cosmetics to watches, from jewelry to luxury goods. Speciality foods from South Korea to a variety of toys, of course, may still be the most popular South Korean cosmetics. There is more than popular snow show, after Innisfree. Their niche brand is particularly noteworthy. Third, won 5000-150000 receive coupons at the reception. After the purchase of a certain amount of direct cash register full cut. Except for some luxury brands, no other restrictions. The use of CUP card or Alipay shopping, as well as gift purchase, purchase of $ 300/500 / 1,000 / 1,500 / 2,000 or more that is presented in the shop with 4/8/18/28/38 ten thousand.  Won gift cards and store Incheon Airport with 20,000 won shopping card. Buy $ 3,000 / 5,000 or more that are presented in the shop with a 56/56 ten thousand won gift cards and store Incheon Airport with 40,000 won gift cards. Shilla Duty-Free attributed to South Korea's most affluent. Samsung Group, Seoul head office is located near the Metro Line 3 Dongguk University Station. With the complete cosmetics, perfume brands, and luxury brands, if you want to buy MCM, Lu Xinyuan, small Ma package (la palette) and other Korean brand bags. They must be, after tax-free, the price can be up to 50% cheaper than domestic. Especially at the end of the season do not miss the discount. Discount merchants accumulate a year of efforts in enjoying the release of this time. All kinds of concessions after another, then I taught you how to get permits.
Posted: 23 Nov 2018
Elephantwen   
Posted: 27 Oct 2019
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