One of the five grand palaces of the Joseon Dynasty. Listed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site for its historical significance, simplicity and subtleness.
Meaning "A street of trees," it's a popular upscale shopping and eating district in Sinsa-dong, Gangnam. Along the ginkgo tree lined street are picturesque designer clothing shops, coffee shops and restaurants.
Gyeongbokgung Palace is arguably the most beautiful and remains the grandest of all five palaces in Seoul.
The mecca of Korean traditional culture and crafts. Stores in Insadong offers a wide variety of goods that are only available in Korea: hanbok (traditional clothing), hanji (traditional paper), traditional teas, pottery, and folk crafts.
A stream of natural beauty located in the middle of the busy city. Take a stroll along the stream especially during Spring and Summer when flowers and trees blossom. Seoul Lantern Festival is held here every November.
Representative district of "Gangnam"- the southern part of Seoul or the bottom part of Han River. Yes, that Gangnam in the song- Gangnam Style. It is a district filled with all kinds of entertainment. The night is always forever young in here.
Representative shopping district with thousands of the latest brand stores, two big departments stores (Lotte & Shinsegae) and shopping malls. Also a place to try many different kinds of Korean street food.
Best observatory tower to see a panoramic view of Seoul. Especially beautiful at night. There is also a revolving restaurant (one rotation every 48mins) that offers a magnificent view while dining.
Shopping market where you can find all sorts of trendy clothing, accessories and fabrics at a fairly cheap price. The fun part is negotiating the price withe the store owners. There are about 10 grand shopping malls, each with more than 100 stores inside.
A village where you can see hundreds of truly Korean traditional houses called "hanok."
Built by the first king and founding father of the Joseon Dynasty, Lee Seong Gye(1355-1408), Jongmyo is a Confucian shrine dedicated to the spirits of Joseon kings and queens. Listed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage.
A street filled with prestigious, luxury brands Louis Vuitton, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Prada and more. It is also where major scenes of Korean TV drama "Cheongdamdong Alice" was taken.
Situated in the northern part of Seoul, Bukhansan mountain is the landmark natural scenery of Korea. Perfect to go hiking as well.
A district of youth, vitality, indie music and art with a variety of little shops, restaurants, bars, clubs and cafes.
The far stretched landmark plaza in front of the Gwanghwamun Gate where statues of King Sejong and Admiral Lee Sun Shin lie. It is considered one of the best landmarks in Seoul.
A must go local market for foodies. It has a famous food stall area where a lot of street vendors and stalls offer a variety of local food such as bindaetteok (pancake), gimbab (rice roll) and yukhoe (raw beef).
The largest national museum in Korea where you can appreciate all kinds of national assets of Korea from ancient days to modern era.
It was once the headquarters of the Korean Infantry. The largest war memorial in the world. Exhibits the history and remnants of the June 25 Korean War.