Attractions in Seoul, South Korea: Valeria's Top 6
If you are interested in going to palaces in Seoul, or looking for some good places to shop in Seoul, you can check their pages for more information. Below, I have listed my top five favorite attractions in Seoul, Korea. If you are interested in booking a hotel in Seoul for a few days or a few weeks, you can find great deals online or when you arrive. You can also check out this Seoul travel & flights page, to work out the cheapest way to travel to Seoul.
National Museum of Korea
The National Museum of Korea is certainly worth a visit if you are looking to get a good understanding of Korean culture. The museum is Weekdays 09:00 -18:00 and Saturdays,Sundays & Holidays 09:00 - 19:00. Visit the National Museum page for more details.
The 'Great Eastern Gate area is a fantastic area for finding a bargain. Spend hours in this area which is particularly popular because of Flea/street markets. You can literally buy anything in the area of Dongdaemun. This area is also very easy to get due due to its relatively central position in Seoul and its own subway stop. Read more about Dongdaemun Gate, Korea.
Seoul Tower, Seoul
For a fantastic view of Seoul, why not visit Seoul Tower. Seoul Tower, built on a 262 meter peak in Namsan Park, is 480 meters above sea level. You to view the entire city and surrounding areas. The Tower is located at: San 1-3, Yongsan-dong 2-ga | Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea. Read more information for Seoul Tower. You can also view information on the official Seoul Tower website for the latest prices and information.
Everland is the biggest amusement park in Seoul, South Korea. Everland is huge and it includes a water park, called Caribbean Bay, a zoo and various rides divided into thematic sections. Everland is located at about one hour and 30 minutes bus ride from Seoul and it is a must for a day out with family and/or friends. Read more about the Everland amusement Park in Korea.
Yook-Sam (The "63" Building), Seoul
Yook-Sam, in Seoul, is one of the tallest buildings in South Korea and it is called 63 because it has 63 floors. From its observatory, located on the 60th floor, it is possible to enjoy a great view of Seoul. Building 63 hosts also an IMAX theatre, shops, restaurants and an aquarium. Read more about the Yook Sam building 63.
Korean Folk Village, near Seoul, South Korea
The Korean Folk Village is the accurate reconstruction of an old Korean village, like it used to be in the past. It hosts reconstructions of traditional Korean houses and other buildings and also artisan shops where artisans still make crafts in the traditional ways, as well as traditional Korean restaurants. It is a place you will love if you are interested in ancient culture and traditions. Read more about the Korean Folk Village.