Seoul is one of the most lively, cultural and magnificent cities in Asia. Check out this list of our amazing things to do in Seoul that’ll help you get the best out of this city!
Wander around Gyeongbok Palace
This is Korea’s most well-known and primer royal palace. Gyeongbok Palace was originally built in the late 14th Century, but a fire burned it down and left the space empty for nearly 3 centuries, until it was reconstructed in 1867. Admission: Pay only 3,000 won ($3USD) to enter and you’ll get access to explore everywhere, including the museum towards the back.
The palace is enormous and there is a lot of interesting/cultural things to check out. Give yourself at least one or two hours to adventure around. It’s location at Gwanghwamun Station is conveniently located next to Seoul’s other tourist attractions, such as the famous King Sejong Statue and the Cheonggyecheon Stream.
Diversify yourself on the streets of Itaewon
Itaewon is the foreigner district of Seoul. If you are ever craving some delicious food from all over the world, or a wild and fun atmosphere, then Itaewon is your best option.
This lively district is home cafe’ and shops that sell everything from locally hand-made goods to tailored suits, to fancy jewelry and Korean pottery. At night, Itaewon comes alive with it’s huge variety of bars and clubs where you will meet people from all over the world. You can also buy all of your Korean souvenirs for your family and friends from street vendors. Don’t miss out on the happenin’ scene in Itaewon!