The Top Places to Visit in Seoul

If you are planning to visit Korea then there is no way you would want to miss visiting Seoul which is the best and most popular destinations of this country.  Seoul is a great place to relax shop, hang out, eat out and do a lot more.  But among so many attractive places, one can easily be spoilt for choice when it comes to deciding on certain specific or limited number of places. Thus for your reference and help, we have come out with a list of the top places to visit in Seoul:

Gyeongbokgung

gyeongbokgungThis palace is one of the top most places to visit while you are in Seoul and is one of the most beautiful destinations in the city.  The translation of the name of this palace means ‘Palace of shining happiness’ and in every sense it lives upto its name.  In this palace, there are over 7700 rooms and thus this place is a must see.

Myeongdong

If you are in some mood to shop, then you can head to Myeongdong shopping district where there are many fashion boutiques, branded shops and street shopping.  You can also enjoy a variety of restaurants, cafes, fast food centers and street food centers.

N Seoul Tower

N seoul towerIf you wish to enjoy a panaromic view of the city, then you can visit the N Seoul tower which is the symbol of N Seoul since the year 1980 when it was first opened.  The tower is now also a cultural space which regularly hosts many performances, cultural shows, movies and exhibitions.

Dongdaemun

This is Korea’s largest retail and wholesale shopping district and consists of 24 shopping malls.  It also consists of thousands of specialty shops and 50000 manufacturer shops.  Clothing and fabric are the main items sold at this market place.

Bukchon Hanuk Village

Comprising of the largest cluster of privately owned traditional Korean wooden homes or Hanuk in Seoul, this village is a must visit.  It boasts of a 600 year old history and is thus great for anyone who is inclined to experience culture and history of Korea.

Insadong

This is another popular attraction in Seoul which is a focal point of Korean traditional culture and crafts.  A variety of goods and products can be purchased from this place as it consists of about 100 galleries that sell fine arts, paintings, pottery and folk crafts.