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    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 ...
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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 Park, Yeouinaru
    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 ...
    Itaewon Walk
    Located smack-dab in the center of Seoul, Itaewon is home for the majority of expats that reside in Korea, making Itaewon a mini melting pot of cultures and religions from all over the world. The Seou ...
    Namsan Seoul Tower
    South of Myeongdong on Mt. Namsan is Namsan Park, popular for hiking trails, tourist attractions, and panoramic views of downtown Seoul. Namsan, meaning “South Mountain”, is the largest pa ...
    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 cast ...
    Hongdae Street
    When you think of "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 gath ...
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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 central Seoul, ...
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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 gentlemen ...
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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 ...
    Namsangol Hanok Village
    If you get off at Chungmuro Subway Station, you are right in front of Namsangol Hanok Village (traditional Korean village). You may consider it interesting to find this area standing between the tall ...
    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 ...
    Makgeolli
    Makgeolli (hangul: 막걸리 ), also known as "makkoli", "makoli", "makguli", "makgoli", or "makuly (takju)", is an alcoholic beverage native to Korea ...
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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 ...
    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 ...