Top 13 Destinations in South Korea

Here are the most common place for tourist to visit in South Korea

Seoul Downtown City

1.  Gyeongbok-gung (Palace)

The biggest palace (main) in South Korea where all the Joseon Kings resided.

2.  Chandeok-gung (Palace)

The second biggest palace with its famous secret garden.

3.  Deoksu-gung (Palace)

Right next to Gwanghwamun Square, palace that not only rich with old history but also political story.

4.  Insa-dong Street

Best place to find local Korean souvenirs and enjoy semi traditional restaurants.

5.  Jogyesa Temple

Famous Buddhist temple right on the heart of the city.

6.  Bukchon Hanok (Village) Traditional

Get a feeling travel back to Joseon era 14th century, a traditional village that still exist in the middle of modern building, with actual people living there.

7.  Myeong-dong Shopping Street

The best street for shopping a local famous Korean Cosmetics and local brand fashion.

8.  Namsan Tower

Get a tremendous open view of Seoul city from this tower, it also famous with couple who lock each other promise in a lock keys display available at the tower.

9.  Lotte World Amusement Park

An amusement park in the middle of the Seoul city, a great escape for those who has kids and likes to enjoy a local museums.  Parents who don’t like to join can wait at Lotte World Shopping Mall right next door.

10.  Mural Village Ihwa-dong

A city project of art, that became famous with international tourist, is actually a village gallery, where local artist draw painting outside villagers house walls.

11.  Han-gang (River) Park

The famous place that you can see in every family Korean drama (yes, every! check that out). A park when family and couples loves to hangout mostly during spring or summer. On Autumn you can enjoy an international fireworks festival which held every year in Yeouido district.

12.  Hongdae University Street Art

Located at Hongik University of Art, this place is where young local Koreans and international students gather to hangout in the area that packed with street performances, from acoustic performance, music bands, dance to street theatrical. Hongdae also very famous with night clubs to jam all night.

13.  Gangnam Street

Known as the Beverly Hills of Korea where the “Chaebol” lives. It also a famous street to open business and private offices. The streets including Apgujeong-dong and Cheongdam-dong (The Rodeo Drive of Seoul), which offer the most luxurious brands both local and international.  Here you can also visit the remarkable COEX Aquarium which shows hundreds kinds of fish and mermaid show.

Don’t know your way around the Seoul city? See HERE and find your suitable tour around the city in affordable way.

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