ENJOY SEOUL LIFE
Seoul is the business and cultural hub of South Korea
where skyscrapers tower over Buddhist temples. Take it all in from the N Seoul Tower, built atop a peak in Namsan Park. The teahouses and shops of Insadong give you a taste of Korean flavor, which you can further experience with a visit to the grounds and museums of Gyeongbokgung. UNESCO World Heritage Site Changdeokgung Palace is a fine example of authentic ancient architecture.
Palaces in City
Seoul is home to five royal palaces from the Chosun Dynasty.
- Gyeongbok Palace
- Changdeok Palace
- Changgyeong Palace
- Gyeonghui Palace
- Deoksu Palace
Seoul has various different types of parks. These include ecological parks designed with the preservation of certain rare types of flora and fauna in mind, and its small and medium-sized parks that provide an environmentally-friendly setting with diverse fun faclilities for the whole family.
- Bukhansan National Park
- Seoul N tower
- Seoul 7017 Highline
- Han River Park
- Olympic Park
Seoul is a new world at night: as its glittering lights pop on to hail the onset of evening, a whole other urban landscape awakes where shining shopping malls, steamy saunas, and lively clubs and bars can be enjoyed round the clock. Seoul - the city that never sleeps - shows a beautiful new side at night, and is full of shimmering and mesmerizing lights.
Seoul, South Korea has many shopping areas and markets throughout the city, such as the fashions of Myeong-dong, the luxury of Cheongdam-dong, the indie and vintage of Hongdae area, or the whole-sale of Dongdaemun and Namdaemun markets.
Hallyu, or the Korean Wave, has brought Korean music, dramas, musicals, and films to audiences around the world. Explore the fun, fabulous world of Hallyu firsthand through sightseeing, shopping, and experiential programs.
Seoul City's subway system is one of the most convenient and fastest way to get around the city.
It currently consists of lines 1 through 9 plus the Jungang Line, Bundang Line, and Gyeongui Line. The color-coded subway lines make the Seoul Metro quite easy to use. The subway operation hours are from 5:30 to about 24:00. The estimated travel time between subway stations is 2~3 minutes.