best places to visit in seoul

The capital of Korea, Seoul is an extremely modern and developed city but retains the ancient cultural traditions, beautiful ancient architecture. Seoul also always in the top of Asia’s top attractive destinations with countless attractions, entertainment, shopping everywhere. So, where to go in Seoul and where should I go in Seoul? Let’s check it out our suggested top places to visit in Seoul Korea (top places to visit in Seoul Korea, top things to see in Seoul) including best places to go in Seoul, best places to visit in Seoul south Korea (Seoul best places to visit), most beautiful places in Seoul, must go places in Seoul, must see places in Seoul, must visit places in Seoul, most famous, beautiful, cool places to visit in Seoul to find out the answer!

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Seoul flashy and modern.
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Bustling street at Myeongdong neighborhood.
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N Tower (Namsan Tower), the symbol of Seoul.
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Deoksugung Palace seen from above.
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Hongdae night street.
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Seoul street food
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Gyeongbokgung Hall in cherry blossoms season.
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Bukchon Hanok Village, one of the best places to visit in Seoul.

Gyeongbokgung Palace

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Gwanghwamun Gate, the main entrance gate to Gyeongbokgung Palace

You will be surprised to learn that in Seoul there are not only 1 but there are 5 main palaces. Gyeongbokgung is Korea’s largest and most important palace. Along with the Forbidden City in Beijing, Seoul is also considered to be one of the special tourist spots, bearing the bold traditional cultural identity through long, ancient and magnificent beautiful architecture buildings.

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Almost all tourists who come to Korea want to go to this ancient magnificent palace like this.
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The changing of the guards ceremony at Gyeongbokgung Palace

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Picturesque autumn in Gyeongbokgung
Picturesque autumn in Gyeongbokgung

Gyeongbokgung Palace is a large complex, where has the two museum are the National Palace Museum of Korea and The National Folk Museum of Korea that attract many visitors every day. What should I do at Gyeongbokgung? You should rent a brilliant Hanbok traditional costume immediately, a beautiful little bicycle to get free entrance to the palace to visit and be feel free for virtual living in the royal style.

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best places to visit in seoul

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cherry blossom in spring of Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul (1)

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Gyeongbokgung Hall

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The 2nd floor of Gyeongbokgung Hall

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Yeongjegyo Bridge at the north of Heungnyemun gate
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Sujeongjeon Hall

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Hyangwonjeong Pavilion
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The National Folk Museum of Korea
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Exterior of The National Palace Museum of Korea
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Sinmumun Gate at the exit of Gyeongbokgung Palace
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Changing of the Guards at Gyeongbokgung

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It can be said that Seoul is one of the rare places in the world but there are many ancient palaces in one city. We have a very detailed article about the five grand Korean palaces here: Royal palace Seoul — How to visit 5 grand palaces in Seoul?

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Autumn in Gyeongbokgung
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Gyeongbokgung at night
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Stunning Gyeongbokgung Gate at night
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Gyeongbokgung map

Address: 161 Sajik-ro, Sejongno, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Opened: 1395
Hours: 9AM–6PM / Tuesday: Closed
Phone: +82 2-3700-3900

Gwanghwamun Square

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Square of Gwanghwamun-Night View

This square is located in front of Gwanghwamun gate, the main gate of Gyeongbokgung palace. The highlight of Gwanghwamun Square is the grand and majestic statue of the great King Sejong of the Joseon Dynasty. He is also the inventor of the Korean Hangul alphabet.

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Gwanghwamun Square
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Beautiful roofs
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The guards
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The square is windy with the majestic statue of the King Sejong.
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Spectacular at night.

Address: 172 Sejong-daero, Sejongno, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Hours: Open 24 hours
Phone: +82 2-2133-7732

Changdeokgung Palace

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Changdeokgung, one of the 5 grand palaces in Seoul

This is the second largest palace in 5 grand palaces in Seoul. Changdeokgung Palace is famous for a large secret garden where there are many sacred temples, halls and a rich, beautiful natural ecosystem. This place is most beautiful in the spring when cherry blossoms bloom all over the place and the fall in a romantic setting with red and yellow carpet of leaves.

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A quiet corner of the palace.
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Huijeongdang Hall
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Secret Garden in summer
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Tranquil and peaceful in autumn
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In the fall
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Autumn in Huwon Garden
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Blossom at Changdeokgung Palace, Seoul, South Korea (6)
Cherry blossoms at Changdeokgung Palace
Blossom at Changdeokgung Palace, Seoul, South Korea (6)
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Address: 99 Yulgok-ro, Waryong-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Hours: 9AM–5PM / Monday: Closed
Area: 57.9 ha (0.224 sq mi)
Phone: +82 2-762-8261

Bukchon Hanok Village

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Bukchon Hanok Village, one of the best places to visit in Seoul South Korea

Located between Gyeongbokgung Palace and Changdeokgung Palace is the famous and picturesque ancient village called Bukchon Hanok. The village is home to more than 400 old houses that you often see in Korean historical dramas. Inside the ancient village there are many lovely cafes, tranquil tea ceremony rooms, restaurants and souvenir shops selling sophisticated Korean handicraft products.

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Small House Cafe in Bukchon Hanok Village
Small House Cafe in Bukchon Hanok Village
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Read more: Visiting Bukchon Village — One of the most beautiful villages in Seoul, South Korea.

Address: 37, Gyedong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03059, South Korea
Hours: 9AM–6PM
Phone: +82 2-2133-1371

Cheonggyecheon Stream

Cheonggyecheon Artificial Stream, Korean people love going to this cool stream on the weekends.

Cheonggyecheon stream is about 10 km long, winding around Seoul capital, creating a gentle beauty and air conditioning for the city. This place is also the place for exhibitions and outdoor festivals such as Buddha’s Birthday (Vesak Day), lantern festival or Christmas… On each occasion, the stream is decorated in a majestic and sparkling way and attracts thousands of people to attend the festivals or events.

Cheonggyecheon Stream

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Cheonggyecheon stream
Shimmering at night.

Address: Cheonggyecheon-ro, Yongsin-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Length: 10.92 km
Hours: Open 24 hours
Phone: +82 2-2290-7111

N Seoul Tower

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The tower is also considered one of the modern symbols of Seoul.

Located on Mount Namsan, N Seoul Tower is the second highest point in Seoul with a height of 236 meters, with a panorama beautiful sparking view of Seoul when it lights up. Seoul’s magnificent picture seen from N Seoul Tower is a dream for many tourists. In addition, the lovers also want to visit this Seoul tourist attraction once, lock the love lock on the tower, pray for the faithful and lasting attachment.

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The observatory
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The love lock fence and broken chair.
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Panorama view of Seoul seen from Namsan Tower
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Magical at night.
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In the winter
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N Seoul tower seen from a far.

Read more: Visiting N Seoul Tower (Namsan Tower) — A tourist icon of Seoul, South Korea.

Address: 105 Namsangongwon-gil, Yongsan 2(i)ga-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Height: 236 m
Hours: 10AM–11PM
Alternative names: N Seoul Tower, Namsan Tower, Seoul Tower
Construction started: 1969

Namdaemun Market

Namdaemun market
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