Seoul Travel Guide

Seoul is a dynamic capital where ancient history meets modern innovation. Visitors can wander from historic palaces to sleek skyscrapers, indulge in street food or fine dining, and enjoy serene parks amidst urban buzz. It’s a city of contrasts, promising unforgettable experiences for every kind of traveler.

Grand Palaces Area

Discover Seoul’s regal history in the Grand Palaces Area, where the Joseon Dynasty’s spirit is alive in splendid palaces like Gyeongbokgung and Changdeokgung. Witness traditional ceremonies, stroll through peaceful gardens, and explore the cultural artifacts at the National Folk Museum. It’s a serene haven that contrasts with the city’s modernity.

Gyeongbokgung Palace

Gyeongbokgung Palace

The first and largest of the 5 grand palaces in Seoul

changdeokgung palace

Changdeokgung Palace

UNESCO World Heritage site with a secret garden

deoksugung palace

Deoksugung Palace

The unique blend of traditional Korean and Western architecture

Bukchon Hanok Village in Seoul

Bukchon Hanok Village

Over 900 traditional Korean houses village: photo spot

Insadong street in Seoul

Insadong Culture Street

Known for souvenirs & handcrafts antique shops & tea houses

seoul city hall

Seoul City Hall

Hub of modern governance, architecture, and cultural events

Seochon village in Seoul

Seochon Village

Historic charm and artistic nook with unique shops & cafes

Cheongwadae 청와대 blue house in Seoul, Korea

Cheongwadae: Blue House

South Korea’s Executive Powerhouse open to the public

Seoul City Center (Northern Seoul)

Seoul City Center is a bustling hub where ancient meets modern. Scale the N Seoul Tower for cityscape views, shop and snack in Myeongdong, and delve into history at nearby palaces. With diverse attractions, the city center offers a slice of Seoul life for everyone.

Myeongdong Night Market Guide


Bustling hub of fashion and street food

Dongdaemun design plaza DDP

Dongdaemun Design Plaza

Iconic landmark of fashion and design

N seoul tower

N-Seoul Tower

Panoramic city views at night & romantic spot

Namdaemun market

Namdaemun Market

Largest traditional markets and local crafts

cheonggyecheon stream

Cheonggyecheon Stream

Tranquil urban oasis in the heart of Seoul & Local events

Gwangjang market

Gwangjang Market

Paradise for foodies with tons of local cuisine & street foods

Ikseondong Hanok street

Ikseondong Hanok Street

Charming alleyways of historic Korean homes and modern cafes

Euljiro street

Euljiro Cafes & Pubs Street

Industrial chic meets nightlife in Seoul’s hidden streets

Hongdae District

Hongdae buzzes with youthful energy, from its indie music and art scene to its dynamic nightlife. By day, discover unique shops and cafes; by night, join the vibrant crowd in clubs and eateries. It’s a district that never sleeps and always inspires.

Hongik University station

Hongik University Station

How to get to the station & exit information and luggage lockers

Yeonnamdong Guide

Fun must-dos in Seoul’s bustling youth culture and artistic hub

Hongik University (2)

Things to Do in Hongdae

Trendy heart of Seoul’s youthful vibes and creative spaces

Hongik University

Best Restaurants in Hongdae

Local’s top picks of various culinary gems in Seoul

Gangnam District (Southern Seoul)

Gangnam is Seoul’s epitome of glamour and trendsetting. It offers luxury shopping, K-pop hotspots, and nightlife. Highlights include COEX Mall and the towering Lotte World Tower, delivering both underground shopping adventures and sky-high city views.

airbnb gangnam

Things to Do in Gangnam

Luxury shopping, K-pop culture, and vibrant nightlife

Gangnam restaurants

Best Restaurants in Gangnam

A guide to gourmet dining and local delicacies and nightlife

Coex mall - Library


Asia’s largest underground shopping and cultural complex

Seoul Sky

Seoul Sky & Aquarium

Views from one of the world’s highest observation decks


Garosugil (Sinsadong)

Trendy fashion shops, boutiques, cafes, and restaurants


Bongeunsa Temple

tranquil oasis of Buddhist tradition in the heart of Seoul

Apgujeong Rodeo Street

Bustling fashion district with Instagrammable cafes, and nightlife


Banpo Hangang Park

Riverside picnic, the annual flower festival, and bridge rainbow fountain

Theme park & Zoo

Seoul’s theme parks and zoo offer exhilarating rides and wildlife encounters. Lotte World and Everland provide thrills for all ages, while Seoul Zoo invites you to meet animals in a serene setting. It’s fun-filled escapism amidst the city’s hustle.

Lotte World Amusement Park

Lotte World

Thrilling adventure in Seoul’s largest indoor theme park

Everland Theme Park in Korea


Fun rides, seasonal flower festivals, and a zoo in Yongin, Gyeonggi-do

Seoul Land

Seoul Land

family-friendly amusement park in Gwacheon, Gyeonggi-do

Children's Grand park

Children’s Grand Park

A zoo, botanical garden, and amusement rides in Seoul

Other Popular Places in Seoul

Explore Seongsudong’s artistic streets, savor global flavors in Itaewon, and relax at Yeouido Hangang Park by the river. Each Seoul neighborhood offers its own unique experience, from creative spaces to tech hubs.

Namsangol Hanok Village

Namsangol Hanok Village

Near Myeongdong, experience Korean culture and lifestyle

seoul station

Seoul Station

Guide to the central hub of transportation: KTX, Metro

Yeouido hangang park

Yeouido Hangang Park

Riverside relaxation & known for the cherry blossom festival

sindangdong hot places


Famous for Tteokbokki Town, and trendy cafes & pubs

Itaewon street


Multicultural district, known for its diverse cuisine and nightlife



Creative hub with unique cafes, art studios, and boutique shops

things to do in Konkuk University area (Kondae)

Konkuk University

From shopping street to popular nightlife spot for youth


Ttukseom Hangang Park

vibrant riverside oasis with picnics and panoramic views

Noryangjin Fish Market

Noryangjin Fish Market

Wide variety of seafood: fresh & reasonable price

The War Memorial of Korea

War Memorial

Honoring Korean War history and sacrifice: near Itaewon

haneul park

Haneul Park

Sweeping panoramic views and stunning silver grass fields



Sky park with gardens, paths, and stunning view