Top Six Tourist Attractions You Cannot Miss While Visiting Seoul

Being the 16th largest city in the world and the largest metropolis in South Korea Seoul offers an excellent mix of the modern and the old attractions. It remains as a fun place with historical aspect and landmark, modern look, fantastic public transportation system, good food, and many things to enjoy while visiting this energetic city.

There are plenty of things to do while visiting Seoul that can fit every desire and budget may be big or small. Seoul is big enough to make anyone confused, so to help the puzzled amongst you regarding Seoul attractions. Here are six places that you must visit in Seoul!


Gyeongbokgung is the historical Palace which is famous all over South Korea and is a must see for everyone visiting this country. It is the major and biggest of the five grand palaces built in 1395 by the Joseon dynasty for their Kings and government of that time.

You can visit this grand palace that also has a home to the National Palace Museum of Korea and the National Folk Museum inside it. Gyeongbokgung is located at the entrance of the city that has walking distance to many other attractions in Seoul such as Cheonggyecheon stream and the statue representing King Sejong and much more.

N Seoul Tower  

If you have a desire for a good view of the city then the 236.7 meters’ high communication and observation Namsan Tower is for you. Up in the tower, you have four observation stands that give you a 360-degree sight of the city. It also has restaurants on the top to fulfill your hunger while enjoying the panoramic view of the city. Travelers take the cable car up the Namsan Mountain to reach the tower as an adventure move and make their vacation memorable.

Dongdaemun Design Plaza 

Dongdaemun Design Plaza is the largest and most iconic landmark of Korean design industry. Located at the City center of the Dongdaemun area, this place will serve as a key venue for design related shows, conference, exhibition and much more events and gathering is a must to watch for while visit Seoul.

Walk along the Cheonggyecheon River

In the heart of Seoul, you’ll discover an artificial river that stretches around eight kilometers through the city center. Walking along the river is always pleasant and you can find stunning waterfalls, bridges and some fascinating street to enjoy your vacation time particularly at sunset.

Party venue

If you have the desire to know and visit one of the world’s best party venues, Hongdae is the famous area in Seoul that is known for its best clubs and bars as well as all street art. The clubs are running until late at night, and few of them will run until the next morning. This area also offers Seoul’s best nightlife.

Namdaemun Market

Namdaemun Market is the oldest and largest traditional market in Korea offers everything that your heart desires.  From food, clothes, bags, kitchenware, daily miscellaneous goods to various imported products, you can get everything there with a great price. Perhaps the bargaining skill can be helpful to get the best price! Feel the ambiance of a market and enjoy spending hours on browsing through over thousands of shops on Namdaemun Market!


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