Watching the night view together in Seoul with the 360-degree observatory is nothing better. If you are a solo traveler, you should consider visiting at night and save for yourself the shimmering photos when Seoul lights up. The most modern city of Seoul promises to bring many beautiful photos everywhere.
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N Seoul Tower
Address: 105 Namsangongwon-gil, Yongsan 2(i)ga-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Height: 236 m
Alternative names: N Seoul Tower, Namsan Tower, Seoul Tower
Construction started: 1969
Seoul night activities: Absolutely relax at Jjimjilbang
The jjimjilbang in Korea is the most worthy place for you to relax and pamper yourself: bath, sauna, relax to enjoy the time drifting. You can see a lot of jjimjilbang around Seoul, such as Dragon Hill Spa in Yongsan, The Spa in Garden 5 in Songpa-gu, Spa Lei (women only), The Medi Spa by Riverside Hotel (men only ) in Jamwon-dong, Itaewon Land in Itaewon-dong.
Dragon Hill Spa & Resort
An absolute relaxing night by experiencing body care services at Seoul Dragon Hill Spa. The place is known as one of the largest spas in Seoul. You may not know it but jjimjilbang – also known as sauna is effective and famous beauty treatments in the land of kimchi. Saunas help the body detox and stimulate blood circulation, reverse the signs of aging … In addition, the sauna also helps your body really relax after a tired day of travel with many visiting schedules.
Spending an evening in Seoul to pamper yourself will bring you a healthy body and enhence your spirit. I highly recommend this experience for those who traveling with parents, surely your parents will love it. Besides being sauna, you also enjoy dishes sold at the restaurant area of Seoul Dragon Hill Spa.
Dragon Hill Spa & Resort
Address: 40-712 Hangangno 3(sam)-ga, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Hours: Open 24 hours
Phone: +82 2-792-0001
Siloam Bulgama Sauna Spa
The Siloam Spa in the area behind Seoul Station will be a great choice because it is built clean and complete with lots of great services. In addition, the restaurant here also serves great dishes, especially the soup. Oh, it is delicious “excellent”.
Siloam Bulgama Sauna Spa
Address: 49 Jungnim-ro, Jungnim-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Hours: Open 24 hours
Phone: +82 2-364-3944
Nightlife in Seoul for foreigners: Itaewon
If you are a person who doesn’t go to clubs often but you still want to drink something with your friends, go to Itaewon. An old-style American sports bar, a European pub, or even some cigar bars … there are all kinds of bars with all styles in Itaewon. To get to the right place, you should go to Route66 American Bar (Address: 72-32 Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea / Hours: 5PM–2AM; Saturday: 1PM–2AM; Sunday: 12PM–12AM / Phone: +82 2-793-7232). In addition, you can also go to surrounding areas such as Haebangchon or Gyeongnidan.
Other bars you should visit:
Prost Pub & Grill: This place is the most crowded in Itaewon, the music is good but there will be no room for you to dance.
Vinyl Bar: This bar is the funniest place, DJ plays many types of music from Vinyl discs so the sound quality is very top.
Thursday Party: This place has Beer Pong for only 9,900 won, and plays good music and has plenty of space to dance freely.
Besides, there are also many luxurious fashion stores, especially at night, which seem to become more splendid, tourists can come here freely to choose for themselves good clothes from the most famous fashion brands in the world. Korean people don’t come here because it’s not the right place for them.
Seoul at night what to do: Multi–bang in Sinchon
If you or your group wants to go to a place where not only can karaoke but also do many other things, a mutil–bang is a great place for you. This is a room where you can play games on the Nintendo Wii or computer. You can also choose to watch a movie, a TV show, watch a music video or “take a nap” in the small room decorated so beautifully. You can go to Sinchon area, where there are many multi–bang. In addition, there are many places have multi–bang such as Hongdae and other areas near universities.
What to do in Seoul at night? Take a Seoul food tour
What about a Seoul culinary tour? In Seoul, even at the late of the night, you never fear of starvation. There is a wide range of fast food chains like Lotteria and McDonald’s. There are also countless Korean restaurants, street food stalls, and beer stalls open 24/7. Not only that, you will also see some Korean barbecue shops throughout Seoul. The grilled dishes will include a lot of meat and side dishes. Try to come the bustling areas like Hongdae, Myeongdong, Gangnam and Eujilro you will meet a lot.
Another suggestion is that you can go to convenience stores to find the best food according to your taste. Here you will see cooked snacks, sweets, snacks, healthy drinks, etc. Or you can also book a food tour of travel agencies like KKday, Klook, Trazy with the accompanying guide.
Best places in Seoul at night: Hongdae Area, near Hongik University
If visitors ask the most modern, youthful and dynamic area in Korea, the people here will quickly answer that is Hongdae neighborhood. This is a street you cannot miss when you have the opportunity to travel to Korea.
Hongdae is a neighborhood located in Mapo District, the west of Seoul. To get to this street, visitors from Seoul Station just take the subway line 2 and get off at Hongdae Station. This neighborhood has been active since the Olympics were held in Seoul in 1988.
Located near Hongik University, the Hongdae area is one of the most exciting nightlife in Seoul for tourists. The neighborhood owns full of bars, cafes, and restaurants. Here, visitors can find pubs, clubs and dance floors when night falls. In addition, if you do not like the noise of restaurants and bars, you can experience the feeling of walking on the street and listening to music coming from the bars.
Seoul things to do at night: Night street food at Gwangjang Market
Gwangjang Market is considered to be a traditional market that selling cloth and hanbok, but this is also the oldest street food market in Korea. The food stalls are connected adjacent to each other and there is always smoke. You just need to choose a stall you like, sit down and order food.
Address: 88 Changgyeonggung-ro, Jongno 4(sa)-ga, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Phone: +82 2-2267-0291
Fun things to do in Seoul at night: Karaoke
Karaoke or Korean often called noraebang, is a favorite place for groups of friends and colleagues after work or after school. Korean students also love to go to karaoke together on weekend evenings.
There are many noraebang shops concentrated in Hongdae area, but you can also find them in other neighborhoods. Prices range from 2,000-20,000 won / hour, including snacks and drinks. The playlist is always updated to suit Korean teenagers and is also very diverse, including Korean, Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, …
Some best day tours, trips, activities and transfer services, tickets in and from Seoul you can refer to
- Private Incheon International Airport Transfers (ICN) for Seoul
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- Klook Exclusive Seoul 5 Day Pass
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- [SALE] Instant Ticket! Korea Rail Pass (KR PASS) 2/3/4/5 Days to travel around the cities in Korea
- Private Incheon Airport (ICN) and Gimpo Airport (GMP) Transfers for Seoul by S.A Tour
- Everland Private Car Charter with Admission Ticket by Wondertrip
- KAL Limousine Bus Ticket for Seoul
- [Limited Offer] AREX Incheon Airport Express Train One Way Ticket in Seoul
- Bukchon Oneday Hanbok Rental Experience (4/24 Hrs)
- Nami Island, Petite France, Garden of Morning Calm, and Gangchon Rail Bike Day Tour from Seoul
- Seoul City Sightseeing Bus (Downtown Palace Namsan Course/Seoul Panorama Course)
- [Limited Offer] Incheon International Airport (ICN) Luggage Services (Between Airport and Hotel) by Safex
- 4G Prepaid SIM Card (SK Airports Pick Up) for South Korea
- [SALE] South Korea 4G Pocket WiFi (KR Airports Pick Up) from KT Olleh
- 4G WiFi (MY Airport Pick Up) for South Korea (Unlimited Data)
- 4G Portable WiFi for South Korea from Uroaming (Unlimited Data)
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