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About Seoul, Korea


Top 5 Attractions

From old to new, explore all that the city has to offer. Visit the best shopping districts, top historical sites, and panoramas with the best views of the city skyline. Whether you prefer modern architecture or the charm of the royal palaces, there is something for everyone!


Dongdaemun Market
A huge shopping district where you can find almost anything!
Gyeongbokgung Palace
The first royal palace built during the Joseon dynasty.
Insa-dong
Experience Korea's traditional charm through food and shopping.
N Seoul Tower
Seoul’s many public parks offer a break from the hustle and bustle of the city.
HanRiver
The Hangang River is the most important physical landmark in the city, dividing the metropolis into north and south.

Must-buy items in Seoul

What are the things that all visitors want to buy as souvenirs or presents? From handicrafts full of Seoul's culture and history to fashion products that can't be found anywhere else in the world!



Cosmetics
One frequently-heard remark by international visitors to Seoul is that most Koreans are attractive and have good skin.

Traditional Handicrafts & Hanbok
Traditional handicrafts from unique countries like Korea always make excellent travel souvenirs!

Clothing and Shoes
When shopping for apparel, look for the "Made in Korea" label to be sure of their quality.

Hallyu Memorabilia
You will easily find a shop for Hallyu Memorabilia.

Discover Korean Food


Bibimbap
Bibimbap, a bowl of rice mixed with meat and assorted vegetables, is one of the all time favorites in Korea, regardless of age or generation

Tteokbokki
It is a widely popular dish in Korea that has a very distinctively spicy, yet sweet, flavor.

Samgye-tang
Samgye-tang (ginseng chicken soup) is packed with nutritious ingredients and widely known for its restorative properties.

Bulgogi
Bulgogi is prepared by marinating thin slices of beef and grilling them over a charcoal fire. It has long been a popular dish served to important guests. Foreigners visiting Korea are impressed by Bulgogi, and state guests are no exception.

Makgeolli (Takju)
It is made by mixing steamed glutinous rice or wheat with yeast and water, and then leaving the mixture to ferment.