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.
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.
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.