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    Hotel Sleepypanda Stream Walk
    This 2 star downtown hotel, Hotel Sleepypanda Stream Walk offers you a walking distance to Cheonggyecheon Stream, Myeondong street and sightseeing district of Seoul. Good for solo and&n ...
    Cheongwadae (Blue House)
    Cheongwadae is the presidential residence of the Republic of Korea and is regarded as the heart of the nation. It is comprised of the main presidential office, reception rooms, conference rooms and l ...
    Namdaemun Gate
    Namdaemun, officially known as the Sungnyemun, is one of the Eight Gates in the Fortress Wall of Seoul, South Korea, which surrounded the city in the Joseon dynasty. Sungnyemun Gate is the largest cas ...
    Sikhye
    Sikhye (also spelled shikhye or shikeh; also occasionally termed dansul or gamju) is a traditional sweet Korean rice beverage, usually served as a dessert. In addition to its liquid ingredients, sikhy ...
    Ddeokbokki
    Tteokbokki (떡볶이; also known as teokbokki, ddeokbokki, topokki, and dukboki) is a popular Korean snack food made from soft rice cake, fish cake and sweet red chili sauce.It is commonly purchased ...
    Japchae
    Japchae, jabchae, chapchae, chop chae, or chap chae (Korean: 잡채) is a Korean dish made from sweet potato noodles (called dangmyeon, Korean: 당면), stir fried in sesame oil with vegetables (typic ...
    Hongdae Street
    "Hongdae Street," the first things that come to mind are cafes, clubs, wall murals, fashion, underground music and art festivals. It was the non-mainstream artists who gathered in the area a ...
    Insadong Art Street
    Insa-dong Street is one of the most memorable attractions in Seoul and represents the focal point of Korean traditional culture and crafts. Stores in Insa-dong specialize in a wide variety of goods th ...
    Gangnam Station Underground Shopping Center
    Gangnam Station Underground Shopping Center (강남역 지하도상가) is a mall located in Gangnam Station of Seoul Subway Line 2 consisting of all the latest fashion trends in Korea. It i ...
    Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin
    The Statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin was erected at the front of Gwanghwamun Square on April 27, 1968, in honor of the brave spirit and leadership of the Admiral. At 17 meters tall, the bronze statue sta ...
    National Folk Museum of Korea
    National Folk Museum of Korea is a national museum of South Korea, located within the grounds of the Gyeongbokgung Palace in Jongno-gu, Seoul, and uses replicas of historical objects to illustrate the ...
    63 Wax Museum
    The 63 Wax Museum opened in 2008 and is a favorite amongst visitors to 63 City. Guests can tour the Museum and take photos with wax figures of historical personages including world-renowned musicians ...
    Namsangol Hanok Village
    If you get off at Chungmuro Subway Station, you are right in front of Namsangol Hanok Village (traditional Korean village). This village has five restored traditional Korean houses and a pavilion ...
    Deoksugung Palace
    Located at the corner of Seoul's busiest downtown intersection, Deoksugung Palace is famous for its elegant stone-wall road. It is also the only palace that sits alongside a series of western styl ...
    Everland Korea
    Everland is South Korea's largest theme park. With 6.6 million visitors, Everland ranked thirteenth in the world for amusement park attendance in 2011. Along with its main attractions, Everland al ...
    Unhyeongung Royal Residence
    Unhyeongung Royal Residence was the home of young Gojong, who later became Emperor during the Joseon Dynasty.  It was formerly the residence of the Heungseon Daewongun a prince regent of Korea du ...
    Seoullo 7017
    Seoullo 7017 (서울로 7017) also known as the Seoul Skygarden or Skypark, is an elevated, linear park in Seoul, built atop a former highway overpass that used to connect the eastern and western ...
    Seoul Folk Flea Market
    Seoul Folk Flea Market is the largest flea market in Korea. The market sells typical Korean items, everyday goods, souvenirs, traditional goods and traditional food, allowing visitors to enjoy shoppin ...
    Namdaemun Market
    Namdaemun Market is located in the east of Namdaemun and in the area between Seoul Station and Myeongdong. As the largest traditional market in Korea, Namdaemun Market used to sell mainly crops, fruit ...
    63 City
    63 City is located in Yeouido overlooking the gently flowing Hangang River. On the outside, it’s a simple skyscraper. On the inside, however, it’s full of wonderful things for visitors to ...
    Bulgogi
    Bulgogi - (불고기) - thinly sliced or shredded beef marinated in soy sauce, sesame oil, garlic, sugar, scallions, and black pepper, cooked on a grill (sometimes at the table). Bulgogi literally mea ...
    Gyeongbokgung Palace
    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 Gyeonghui ...
    Ramyeon
    Ramyeon is an Instant Noodles that typically spicy.  The first Ramyeon brand was "kkoburang guksu", which literally means curly noodles in Korean. Later, a joint venture by North Korea ...
    Seoul Central Masjid
    Seoul Central Masjid (서울 중앙성원) was the first Islamic mosque in Korea. Construction of the mosque began in October 1974 on a piece of land (5,000 square meters) that was donated by the ...
    Jogyesa Temple
    Jogyesa is the chief temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, becoming so in 1936. It thus plays a leading role in the current state of Seon Buddhism in South Korea. The temple was first establis ...
    Samgyeopsal
    Samgyeopsal is a popular Korean pork dish. Pork is usually inexpensive in Korea, compared to the more pricey beef, which allows this dish to be a common meal for both eating out and eating at home. Th ...
    Dongdaemun Gate
    Heunginjimun, literally "Gate of Rising Benevolence" or more commonly known as Dongdaemun Gate, is one of The Eight Gates of Seoul in the Fortress Wall of Seoul, a prominent landmark in cent ...
    Myeongdong
    Myeong-dong is one of the most alluring and popular shopping districts in the city of Seoul, South Korea. It is approximately a half-mile stretch of primarily retail outlets. Two anchor department sto ...
    Tapgol Park
    Seoul Tapgol Park is mostly a place for relaxation for Seoul’s elderly residents. Outside the park’s western wall are fortune tellers waiting under colorful tents. Inside the park, older g ...
    Seoul 53 Hotel
    Seoul53hotel is a budget hotel located only a walking distance to the Insadong main street of attractions. Location Wise: Good; Shopping, sightseeing, restaurants & bars are nearby Money ...
    Bibimbap
    Bibimbap (비빔밥, "mixed rice"): rice topped with seasoned vegetables such as spinach, mushrooms, sea tangle, carrots, bean sprouts, and served with a dollop of gochujang (red pepper past ...
    Dongdaemun Design Plaza
    Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) is the newest and most iconic landmark of the Korean design industry. Located at the center of the Dongdaemun area, the DDP will serve as a key venue for design-related s ...
    Bukchon Hanok Village
    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 ...
    Dongdaemun Market
    Ever since its opening in 1905, Dongdaemun Market has been one of the major markets in Korea. Specializing in wholesale clothing, the market has grown large, having more than 20 shopping malls. A full ...
    Seoul Station
    Seoul Station is a major railway station in Seoul, the capital of South Korea. It is the main terminal for Gyeongbu line (Seoul-Busan) KTX (Korea Train Express), Metro line 1 and 4 as well as Saemaul, ...
    Sannakji
    Sannakji or sannakji hoe is a variety of hoe, or raw dish, in Korean cuisine. It consists of live nakji (hangul: 낙지, a small octopus) that has been cut into small pieces and served immediately, us ...
    Namsan Seoul Tower
    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), m ...
    Makgeolli
    Makgeolli (hangul: 막걸리 ), also known as "makkoli", "makoli", "makguli", "makgoli", or "makuly (takju)", is an alcoholic beverage native to Korea ...
    Cheonggyecheon Stream
    Cheonggyecheon is an 11 km long modern stream that runs through downtown Seoul. Created as part of an urban renewal project, Cheonggyecheon is a restoration of the stream that was once there before du ...
    Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty (Donggureung)
    The Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty refers to the 40 tombs of members of the Korean Joseon Dynasty (1392–1910). These tombs are scattered in over 18 locations across South Korea. They were built t ...
    Yeouido Hangang Park
    Hangang Park is a representative people’s park located by Hangang River. It was created through the “Hangang River Comprehensive Development Project” in the 1980s, covering a hu ...
    Kimchi
    Kimchi is a mix of various vegetables (usually cabbage, white radish, or cucumber) commonly fermented in a brine of ginger, garlic, green onion and chilli pepper. There are endless varieties, and it i ...
    Hangang River Cruise
    If you’re looking for something different, a Hangang river cruise through Seoul is a unique way to view the city. Surely anyone who has visited Seoul knows of the wide and mighty Hangang (한강 ...
    Seoul Plaza
    Seoul Plaza is a central plaza located in front of Seoul City Hall at Taepyeongno, Jung-gu in Seoul, South Korea is a historic site where the March 1, 1919 (Samil) Independence Movement and the p ...
    Nowon Culture Street
    Nowon Culture Street is a government created entertainment and shopping district known for its nightlife, entertainment and shopping in northeast Seoul. The district might not be t ...
    Kimbap
    Gimbap or kimbap is a popular Korean dish made from steamed white rice (bap) and various other ingredients, rolled in gim (sheets of dried laver seaweed) and served in bite-size slices. Gimbap is ofte ...
    Noblesse Tourist Hotel Nowon
    A 3 star hotel, Noblesse Tourist Hotel Nowon is a hotel uptown Seoul. Walking distance to Nowon Station that serves Line 4 and 7, offers you almost everything you need as a traveler while in Seoul. E ...
    Seoul Metropolitan Library
    Seoul Metropolitan Library (서울도서관) provides access to a wide range of documents and materials about Seou. Visitors will find diverse resources related to the city including, history, cu ...
    Naengmyeon
    Naengmyeon (Korean: 랭면 (North Korea), 냉면 (South Korea), also known as raengmyeon (in North Korea), naeng-myeon, naengmyun, or naeng-myun, meaning "cold noodles") is a Korean noodle d ...
    Seoul City Wall Museum
    Seoul City Wall Museum (한양도성박물관) was built in 1396. Some parts of the museum were demolished through modernization, but authority has kept its original form well to be designated as a va ...
    An Jung-geun Memorial Hall
    Jung-gun is one of Korea's great heroes, assassinating Ito Hirobumi during the nation's loses of sovereignty under the Japanese Imperial Rule. To commemorate his passionate patriotism, the An ...
    Jeon
    Jeon (also spelled chŏn), buchimgae, jijimgae, or jijim refer to many pancake-like dishes in Korean cuisine. It has been also called jeonyueo or jeonyuhwa, especially in Korean royal court cuisine. S ...
    Namiseom Island
    Namiseom Island was formed as a result of the construction of the Cheongpyeong Dam. It is a half moon shaped (462,809㎡) isle, and on it is the grave of General Nami, who led a great victory against ...
    Must Stay Hotel
    A good place for a short stay in the heart of Seoul. The hotel offers basic amenities such as towels, shampoo and soap. Location Wise: Good, walking distant to Namdaemun, Myeondong, Seoul Station and ...
    Namsan Park
    Namsan Park is a historical site. You will find Bonghwadae (beacon mound) at the top as it was once the center of capital defense. During the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) the capital was changed to Hany ...
    Changdeokgung Palace and Huwon
    Changdeokgung Palace was the second royal villa built following the construction of Gyeongbukgung Palace in 1405. It was the principal palace for many kings of the Joseon Dynasty, and is the most well ...
    Lotte World
    Located in the heart of the city, Lotte World is the perfect spot for entertainment and sightseeing. It is a theme park filled with thrilling rides, an ice rink, different kinds of parades as well as ...
    Itaewon Special Tourist Zone
    Itaewon is a unique place in Seoul where one can meet people of diverse nationalities and cultures. Located smack-dab in the center of Seoul, Itaewon is home for the majority of expats that reside in ...