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63 Building
63 Building

With 63 floors measuring a total height of 249 meters, 63 Building is one of Korea’s tallest and most recognized building. 63 Building boasts spectacular views of the Hangang River and the surrounding Bugaksan, Namsan and Gwanaksan Mountains.

Banpo Bridge
Banpo Bridge

Banpo Bridge, location of the Moonlight Rainbow Fountain show During the day, the fountain is decorated by willow trees and leaves. The sun shines through the water creating millions of sparkles. At night, it comes to life with bright and vibrant rainbow colors.

Bongeunsa
Bongeunsa

Once known as Gyeonseongsa Temple, Bongeunsa Temple is located north of COEX, and was constructed in the 10th year of Silla King Weongseong’s reign (794). In 1498, Queen Jeonghyeon refurbished Gyeonseongsa Temple and renamed it Bongeunsa Temple.

Bosingak
Bosingak

[Bosingak Belfry] Seoul Monument No. 10 (Designated on June 18, 1990) Closed N/A (Open all year round) Operating Hours Open 24hr Parking Facilities Not available (recommend using public transit) Admission Fees Free Facilities for the Handicapped Wheelchair-accessable restrooms available in Jonggak Station (Seoul Subway Line 1) and Jongno Tower 1F.

Bukchon Hanok Village
Bukchon Hanok Village

Introduction Surrounded by Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace and Jongmyo Shrine, Bukchon Hanok Village is home to hundreds of traditional houses, called hanok, that date back to the Joseon Dynasty.The name Bukchon, which literally translates to "northern village," came about as the neighborhood lies north of two significant Seoul landmarks, Cheonggyecheon Stream and Jongno.

Bukhansan
Bukhansan

If you live in or near Seoul or you are just visiting and want to go on an adventure one day, hiking Bukhansan is a great option. Bukhansan National Park is just north of Seoul. Baegundae Peak is the highest part of the mountain and is 840 m (or 2700 ft) above sea level.

Changdeokgung
Changdeokgung

Changdeokgung (Hangul, 창덕궁, 昌德宮; literally, "Prospering Virtue Palace"), also known as Changdeokgung Palace or Changdeok Palace, is set within a large park in Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea.

Changgyeonggung
Changgyeonggung

Located in the heart of Seoul, Changgyeonggung Palace was first built by the 4th ruler of the Joseon Dynasty, King Sejong (r.1418-1450), for his retiring father, King Taejong. It often served as residential quarters for queens and concubines.

Cheonggyecheon
Cheonggyecheon

The area commemorates the Cheonggyecheon Stream Restoration Project, and also symbolizes gathering, harmony, peace, and unity. After the completion of Cheonggye Plaza, Seoul Metropolitan Government designated the area as a vehicle-free zone on holidays, providing more leisure space for pedestrians.

Children's Grand Park, Seoul
Children's Grand Park, Seoul

Introduction Situated in Gwangjin-gu, Seoul Children’s Grand Park houses various facilities for families, including a zoo, botanical garden, amusement rides, and diverse performance events within a vast area.

Deoksugung
Deoksugung

Deoksugung is the Palace of Chosun & Daehan Emp. in Seoul. Home; Korean; ... Sejong-daero 99, Jung-gu, Seoul 04519 Tel. 82-2-771-9951 Fax. 82-2-771-9953 ;

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Dobongsan,
Dobongsan,

Dobong-dong, Dobong-gu, Seoul Jangheung-myeon, Yangju-si ... bukhan.knps.or.kr (Korean, English ... Introduction Dobongsan Mountain, located northeast of ...

Dongdaemun Design Plaza
Dongdaemun Design Plaza

Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) has a meaning of Dream, Design, and Play. It holds various exhibitions, fashion shows, forums, conferences, and other domestic and international events. Registration for touring the architecture is available on-site and other event schedules and kid program information are available on the website.

Dongdaemun Market
Dongdaemun Market

Dongdaemun Market is a large commercial district comprised of traditional markets and shopping centers that covers the entire area around Dongdaemun Gate, a prominent landmark in Korea. It is Korea’s largest wholesale and retail shopping district featuring 26 shopping malls, 30,000 speciality shops, and 50,000 manufacturers.

Gwanaksan
Gwanaksan

Introduction At 629 meters in height, Gwanaksan Mountain is the symbol and pride of Gwanak-gu district in Seoul. Most of the cultural heritages of the district originate from Gwanaksan Mountain.

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Gwanghwamun
Gwanghwamun

161, Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 서울특별시 ... www.royalpalace.go.kr ... Founded in 1395 by the first king of the Joseon Dynasty, Gwanghwamun is the main ...

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Gwanghwamun Plaza
Gwanghwamun Plaza

Gwanghwamun Plaza (Hangul: 광화문광장; Hanja: 光化門廣場, also known as Gwanghwamun Square) is a public open space on Sejongno, Jongno-gu in Seoul, South Korea.

Gyeongbokgung
Gyeongbokgung

Introduction Built in 1395, Gyeongbokgung Palace is also commonly referred to as the Northern Palace because its location is furthest north when compared to the neighboring palaces of Changdeokgung (Eastern Palace) and Gyeonghuigung (Western Palace) Palace.

Gyeonghuigung
Gyeonghuigung

After you have been to Gyeonghuigung, you can cross to Jeongdong Street and walk to Deoksugung Palace. The stonewall road to Deoksugung Palace is considered one of the most elegant roads in Seoul. The stonewall road to Deoksugung Palace is considered one of the most elegant roads in Seoul.

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Haneul Park
Haneul Park

Haneul Park signage Shuttle bus ticket. As we mentioned before, World Cup Park is located near Seoul World Cup Stadium and is made up of five smaller parks: Pyeonghwa (Peace) Park, Haneul (Sky) Park, Noeul (Sunset) Park, Nanjicheon Park, and Nanji Hangang Park.

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Heunginjimun
Heunginjimun

Heunginjimun, literally "Gate of Rising Benevolence" or more commonly known as Dongdaemun, is one of The Eight Gates of Seoul in the Fortress Wall of Seoul, a prominent landmark in central Seoul, South Korea.

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Insa-Dong
Insa-Dong

Insa-dong, located in the heart of the city, is an important place where old but precious and traditional goods are on display. There is one main road in Insa-dong with alleys on each side. Within these alleys are galleries and traditional restaurants, teahouses, and cafes.

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Inwangsan
Inwangsan

Inwangsan Mountain stands at a height of 338.2m and spreads throughout the regions of Hongje-dong in Seodaemun-gu and Muak-dong, Nusang-dong, Ogin-dong and Buam-dong in Jongno-gu. The unique and colossal rock formations and the view of Seoul and Cheongwadae are only a few of the many charms of Inwangsan Mountain.

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Jogyesa
Jogyesa

Introduction As the main temple as well as the district head temple of Jogye order in Seoul, Jogyesa Temple is the center of Korean Buddhism. The temple was built in the late 14th century during the Goryeo period and was once turned into ashes due to fire and was rebuilt under the name of Gackhwangsa Temple in 1910 with the effort of many ...

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Jongmyo
Jongmyo

Jongmyo is a royal shrine dedicated to the performance of ancestral rites for the deceased kings and queens of the Joseon Dynasty. Being the place where the royal ancestral tablets are enshrined, Jongmyo's atmosphere is solemn and sacred rather than splendid like the royal palaces.

Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art
Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art

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Lotte World
Lotte World

Operated by Lotte Group, Lotte World is the perfect spot for entertainment and sightseeing for Koreans and international tourists alike. It is a theme park filled with thrilling rides, an ice rink and different kinds of parades, as well as a folk museum, a lake, accommodations, department stores and more.

Museum Kimchikan
Museum Kimchikan

Museum Kimchikan is a unique museum dedicated to kimchi and kimjang, the process of making kimchi which was designated as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The museum was also selected by CNN in March 2015 as one of the world’s top 11 food museums.

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Myeong-Dong
Myeong-Dong

Myeongdong Kyoja (명동교자) Prev Next. Address 29, Myeongdong 10-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul 서울특별시 중구 명동10길 29 ... www.mdkj.co.kr (Korean only)

Myeongdong Cathedral
Myeongdong Cathedral

Myeong-dong Cathedral is located in downtown Seoul and tourists frequently come and visit the place. Near the cathedral are other tourism spots such as Namsangol Hanok Village preserving Korean traditional houses, N Seoul Tower overlooking Seoul and Namdaemun Market, a traditional market with a wide variety of food and goods.

N Seoul Tower
N Seoul Tower

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Namdaemun
Namdaemun

Opened in 1964, Namdaemun Market is the largest traditional market in Korea with shops selling various goods. All products are sold at affordable prices and the stores in this area also function as wholesale markets. Most of the goods are made directly by the storeowners.

Namdaemun Market
Namdaemun Market

Namdaemun Market (남대문시장) ... Namdaemunsijang 4-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul 서울특별시 중구 남대문시장4길 21 ... namdaemunmarket.co.kr (Korean, English ...

Namhansanseong
Namhansanseong

Since the 17th century, Namhansanseong, near the capital city of Seoul, evolved greatly in its size as a mountain fortress, serving as an emergency capital for the King of Joseon to take refuge in emergencies. Consequently, it became a super-sized mountain fortress, the likeness of which is rarely found anywhere else in the world.

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Namsan
Namsan

Namsan Seoul Tower was the first tower-type tourism spot in Korea. The top of the tower is at almost 480m above sea level, including Namsan Mountain (243m) and the tower’s own height (236.7m), making it one of the tallest towers in the Orient.

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Namsangol Hanok Village
Namsangol Hanok Village

Namsangol Hanok VIllage also has many traditional programs and activities to participate in. Traditional programs, such as, wearing hanbok, folding hanji (traditional Korean paper), writing in Korean, traditional tea ceremony, tradtional etiquette school and herbal medicine experience.

National Folk Museum of Korea
National Folk Museum of Korea

National Folk Museum of Korea (국립민속박물관) Korea Tourism Organization Official website provides various information on all things about Korea. Take your time to get correct guide each. Take your time to get correct guide each.

National Museum of Korea
National Museum of Korea

In addition to galleries with a wide array of national and international pieces, the National Museum of Korea is the stage for a number of cultural activities related to collection, preservation, research and analysis, social training, academic publications, intercultural exchange programs, concerts, and more.

National Palace Museum of Korea
National Palace Museum of Korea

The National Palace Museum of Korea opened in 1992 displaying relics from the Joseon Dynasty [1392~1910]. Over 20,000 royal relics from Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace, Changgyeonggung Palace and Jongmyo Shrine are on display.

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Olympic Park, Seoul
Olympic Park, Seoul

The park also features Olympic Museum, Seoul Olympics Museum of Art (SOMA)—one of the world’s top five sculpture museums—and Music Fountain. * Leisure Sports Park This area is comprised of Sports Square (walking/jogging paths, an acupressure path, inline skating area, etc.) and Peace Square (a pleasant area with a wide variety of activities and sports lessons).

Seodaemun Prison
Seodaemun Prison

Seodaemun Prison History Hall is a special museum located at Seodaemun Independence Park. It was built near the end of the Joseon Dynasty (~1910), and was where Japanese soldiers tortured and later executed Korean Independence Movement followers.

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Seoul Color Park
Seoul Color Park

The Seoul Color Park spans over 9,000㎡ of land next to Hangang River under the Mapo Bridge. It features a large wave-shaped sculpture, as well as bar code graphics and benches painted with 10 different colors that have been designed as the Colors of Seoul.

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Seoul Forest
Seoul Forest

Situated in the heart of Seoul Forest, the Cultural Art Park features Seoul Forest Square, Ttukseom Family Field, decorative flower beds, a visitor's center, a skate park, an outdoor stage, a waterside lounge (restaurant), an in-forest open space, an in-forest play ground and a water play area.

Seoul Grand Park
Seoul Grand Park

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Seoul Land
Seoul Land

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Seoul Museum of History
Seoul Museum of History

Seoul Museum of History captures the traditional culture of Seoul. Vestiges from the prehistoric era to modern Seoul are on display. Many of the Joseon Dynasty relics were donated during the Relic Donation Campaign. Also, the landscape of Seoul is recreated when it was the capital of the Joseon Dynasty.

Tapgol Park
Tapgol Park

Tapgol Park, formerly Pagoda Park, is a small (19,599 m²/23,440 yd²/4.84 acre) public park located at 97 Jongno (street), Seoul, South Korea. This park was once a site of Wongaksa (Buddhist Temple). The word tap means "pagoda", and the park gets its name from the Wongaksa Pagoda, a 10 storied stone pagoda (National Treasure No.2) located in the park.

Trickeye Museum Seoul
Trickeye Museum Seoul

In addition, the Ice Museum, located inside the Trickeye Museum, is filled with objects that are fully made out of ice, such as iced TV, ice kitchen, ice slope etc. With just one admission ticket, visitors can enjoy both the Trickeye Museum and the Ice Museum.

Unhyeongung
Unhyeongung

One of the amazing things about Seoul is that some of the most interesting historical sites are right in the middle of the business districts. Located near the Jongno Police Station and the Japanese Cultural Center, Unhyeongung Royal Residence is one such site.

War Memorial of Korea
War Memorial of Korea

The War Memorial of Korea, located in Yongsan-gu, Seoul, exhibits and preserve materials related to the Korean War and serves as a national moral educational venue. It was established to commemorate the noble sacrifice of patriotic martyrs by the War Memorial Service Korea Society on June 10, 1994.

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