Sunday, July 30, 2017

7 Must-Visit Tourist Attraction in Seoul, South Korea

Seoul is the capital and the largest City of South Korea. It is the business and cultural hub where you can buy clothes, cosmetics, shoes, etc.  You can learn their culture of an ancient tradition, palace, and temples.

If you are planning to travel to Korea, here are the lists of places of interest in Seoul, South Korea.

Gyeongbokgung Palace: 
This delightful structure that served as the home of Kings of the Joseon dynasty, the King’s households, and the Government of Joseon. In 1395, the main royal palace of the Joseon dynasty was built. The palace had more that 7,000 rooms.

This where you can see any souvenir items such as traditional and modern arts and crafts to bring back home. The “In” and “Sa” of Insadong is the two original towns which name is ended in the syllables “in” and “sa”. 

This is well-known for being one of Seoul’s main shopping and tourism districts. If you love shopping then, this place is for you. You can buy Korean cosmetics, clothing, shoes, etc. And, also famous for the two historical sites such as Myeondong Cathedral and the Myeondong Nanta Theatre. 

This is the oldest wooden structure and one of the eight gates in the fortress Walls of Seoul, South Korea. The Namdaemun Market is a place where you can shop and buy souvenir items. 

In 1398, the King Taejo built Dongdaemun in his fifth year of reign and renovated in 1453. The current structure is the one built in 1869. This is also the famous landmark in the central of Seoul, South Korea. The Korean name Dongdaemun means “Great East Gate”. Also, includes the remarkable attraction of Dongdaemun Design Plaza. It is a convention hall with rooftop park and curves architecture.

Cheonggyecheon Stream:  
You can take a walk for this 10.9 Km long modern public area in downtown Seoul, South Korea and explore this place. It was open to the public in 2005 and became popular with the residents and tourists as well.

Bukchon Hanok Village: 
The hanok is a Korean traditional houses. It preserved to give you an impression about the 600-year-old urban environment. The village located between Gyeongbok Palace, Changdeok Palace and Jongmyo Royal Shrine.

And, of course, your Seoul escapade will not be completed if you don't try their street food.  

You may include these places to your bucket list when you are planning to trip to South Korea and make your life more unforgettable memories. Happy travelling!

photo credits: RC
info source: wikipedia

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