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Discover Seoul Pass! The Best Way to Enjoy Seoul – Updated 2022

Planning a trip is a daunting task. You might be swamped with tons of information from social media and blogs. If you are planning to visit Seoul, the Discover Seoul Pass will dramatically reduce your effort and cost.

What is the Discover Seoul Pass?

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[ Discover Seoul Passes ]

The Discover Seoul Pass provides free admission to 69 and discounts to 127 attractions, including Royal Palaces, museums, and theme parks. Furthermore, it is possible to use the railroad and city tour bus as well.

You can pick a card from the off-line store or also purchase one from many online travel agencies.

Benefits of the Discover Seoul Pass & Recommendations

Free Admission

Gyeongbokgung Palace
[ Gyeongbokgung Palace ]

Royal Palaces & Historic Places

To learn more about the royal palaces in Seoul, take a look at the post, Must-Visit 5 Grand Palaces in Seoul.

Seoul City Tour Bus
[ Seoul City Tour Bus ]

Attractions & Theme Parks

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
[ National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul ]


Where can I buy it?

Online Purchase

Off-line Purchase

  • Myeongdong Tourist Information Center (Cash only)
  • Address: 66, Euljiro, Jung-gu, Seoul
  • Phone: 02-778-0333
  • Open: 10:00-18:00 (Closed on Lunar New Year, Chuseok)

Important Notice!

  • You can top up your general Discover Seoul Pass card to use it as a prepaid transportation card on the bus and subway (T-money). However, the T-money function is not supported on the special BTS Edition.
  • Limited BTS Edition is only available as a 24-hour pass.
  • The Pass is exclusive for foreigners.

How can I use it?

Usage & Duration

  1. Submit your physical pass at the ticket office of each attraction.
  2. Then get an admission ticket to enter.
  • Pass duration: 24H / 48H / 72H
  • Duration starts after the first usage of a free attraction.
  • Discounted attractions, AREX, and Seoul-Bike can be used once each, regardless of the pass duration.

Tips: Use the app

  1. Register your pass in the app to see the remaining time available. It shows information about the featured tourist attractions.
    Google Play  |  App Store
  2. Scan the physical card’s QR code to register your pass so that you can easily check the pass information.

I hope you can enjoy Seoul more by maximizing the benefits of the Discover Seoul Pass! At a minimum, it will help you streamline and organize your sightseeing itinerary 🙂

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