26 Places To Visit in Seoul, South Korea (Things To Do)
South Korea, in the last 10 years has experienced an increase in the number of tourism and has become the target of foreign tourists. The country’s popularity is due to Korean drama, K Pop, Boy band and girl band.
In addition, South Korea is also known as a developed country that has very rapid economic growth in far Asia compared to its neighboring North Korea.
Seoul as the capital of South Korea is one of the cities with dozens of attractive destinations for foreign tourists. Here are 25 tourist attractions in Seoul that you can visit:
One of the best tourist attractions in Seoul is a palace that is very beautiful and cool. This palace is located just north of Seoul. Gyeongbokgung Palace is the largest of the 5 large palaces.
This palace opened since 1395 and is a palace full of history and beauty. In addition, tourists can wear traditional Korean clothes or called Hanbok. So it’s no wonder this place is suitable for visitors who want to take pictures in this ginseng country.
N Seoul Tower
Seoul N Tower is a radio transmitter located in Seoul with a tower height of 236 meters. This building was built in 1969 and began to open on October 15, 1980.
This tower is sometimes called the Seoul Tower or the Namsan Tower only. In addition, to climb to the top of the tower tourists can ride using the Namsan cable car. There are also restaurants and shops to get souvenirs on the lower floors of this building.
Myeongdong is a settlement in the city of Seoul and covers an area of 0.91 km² with a population of more than 3000 people. One of the best tourist attractions in Seoul is a favorite shopping place when vacationing in South Korea.
Besides there are various kinds of shops, it turns out this place is also a place for leading companies and government offices.
Insadong is a settlement in Seoul from Jongno-gu district. This tourist spot is popular as a shopping place and place to buy traditional Korean art.
In Insadong there are also a variety of restaurants with delicious dishes such as mushrooms and vegetables. The tourists can also see various kinds of art collections in the art galleries around Insadong.
Lotte World is a playground, marine animal exhibition, and water playground with an area of about 13 hectares. This playground opened in 1989.
Lotte World consists of indoor and outdoor playgrounds. Outdoor playgrounds here are often referred to as Magic Island, a luxury hotel, the Korea Folk Museum, shopping malls, department stores, sports facilities and movie watching. This playground near Lotte Aquarium and Tower.
Itaewon Street is an interesting place in Seoul to shop, eat and have fun for holidays. This area is famous throughout the world after the 1986 Asian Games and the 1988 Seoul Olympics were held here.
Itaewon Street stretches 1.4 km with various shops, entertainment venues and restaurants to enjoy delicious dishes. So, in 1997, Itaewon Street was finally designated as an official tourist area.
Seoul City Hall
Seoul City Hall is a renaissance-style building that was founded in 1926. This place is a historic place for the people of South Korea.
This place has also been a place to watch thousands of football fans during the 2002 World Cup matches. In addition, in this place there is a beautiful grass square. This place is also often used to hold various kinds of famous festivals.
Namdaemun Gate & Market
Namdaemun Market is a traditional market in Seoul and is the largest and oldest market in Korea. This market can be a place to buy souvenirs for souvenirs from vacationing to Korea.
National Museum of Korea
The National Museum of Korea is a museum located in Seoul and is the largest museum with a collection of historical objects in Korea. The National Museum of Korea was built in 1945.
The museum is divided into 3 floors, each of which has its own unique collection. The 1st floor features prehistoric objects, the 2nd floor displays Korean artwork such as calligraphy and classical paintings. While the 3rd floor contains ceramics, metal artwork, Buddhist texts, and famous artifacts.
Cheonggyecheon is a river that is located in downtown Seoul. The Cheonggyecheon River is an artificial river and an important part of the history of Seoul. This river has a length of 10.92 km.
This river is one of the best tourist spots in Seoul, especially in October which is full of crowds. There are interesting festivals in commemoration of restoration times. When this event took place, more than 100 works of art were exhibited along 1 km of this river.
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