Symbiosis of ancient tradition and modern design
One of the world’s most populous and high-tech advanced metropolises where everybody will find something pleasurable. Historical monuments, modern architecture, shopping, picturesque panoramas, cultural life and delicious food. All of this is offered by Seoul.
Best of all, you will take in the atmosphere of the South Korean metropolis through visiting the five royal palaces of the Joseon Dynasty in the Jongno-gu and Jung-gu districts, namely Deoksugung, Gyeongbokgung, Gyeonghuigung, Changdeokgung and Changgyeomggung. In this city, you can also see four historic gates of which the southern Namdaenum gate near the market of the same name is the most famous. The historic ramparts of the city are also interesting.
Rich history of the city
Seoul attracts visitors with its many galleries and museums which uncover the eventful history and cultural richness of this city. The famous CJ Seoul Tower is also worth a visit, offering panoramic views of the whole city and a revolving restaurant. And every visit to Seoul must be completed by the taste of traditional Korean cuisine.
Shopping fans will enjoy a large commercial district, Dongdaemun Market, a mixture of shopping centres and traditional markets, while tourists will like the popular Myeong-dong, a locality full of street stalls, shops and places to find fashionable clothes as well as high-quality cosmetics.
Those of you who like night life should visit the Hongdae district, which is characterised by countless bars, clubs, flashing neon and street artists.