30 Must Visit Places & Activities To Do in Seoul, Korea
KoreaToDo handpicked collection of must visit places and activities to do in Seoul across a wide range of cultural, most popular, hidden secrets and local favourite hunts.
The Seoul Must-visits and Must-do Collection offer quick picks for the first timers to Seoul, busy travellers with little planning time, travellers with short holiday in Korea and perhaps fresh ideas for the seasoned travellers.
Which are your favourites and how many have you visited? ENJOY!
6. Korean Markets
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7. Seoul City Wall
The 18.6km long wall of cultural significance, surrounding the center of Seoul across 4 main mountains.
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9. Han River (Hangang) Parks
Han River is a major river running through Seoul. 12 parks are created along Han River in Seoul, offering relaxation and sporting hub for the citizens.
KoreaToDo Hot Picks: Parks with direct subway station access, unique attractions & activities to do (i.e. bicycle rental, duck boat rental, ferry cruises, etc):
11. Underground Malls
There are many underground malls in Seoul. Of which, the Express Bus Terminal Underground Mall (GOTO MALL) stands out among the rest as the largest underground mall in Seoul with over 600 shops. You can find the latest fashion wear, paintings, household items, beddings, accessories and even plants & pots at GOTO MALL.
12. Korean Universities
Ewha Womans University is the largest university for women in Korea. It has the largest underground campus (ECC), designed by world renowned architect. The beautiful campus is within walking distance to subway station. There are great shopping and restaurants outside its campus too!
In autumn, Yonsei University nearby is a must-visit for its autumn foliage!
With day tours to go and so many places to visit in Seoul, including palaces, shops, cafes and restaurants, parks are often given a miss by travellers unfortunately...
Nonetheless, please do take some time to relax in nature and enjoy the beautiful seasonal flowers and plants Seoul Parks has to offer.
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14. Kakao Friends / Line Friends Flagship Stores
You can find your favourite and cutest Kakao Friends and Line Friends merchandise from toys, stationeries, clothing and lifestyle items... only in South Korea!
Best locations for both flagship stores located near subway stations:
We can't leave out the cult favourite for beauty lovers, Olive Young!
Visit the largest Olive Young store in South Korea, Olive Young Myeongdong Flagship Store and stock up your beauty care products (e.g. masks, sun cream).
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