Being a BTS and K Drama fans, we know everyone has a dream of visiting their idol's land, i.e. Seoul at least once in their lifetime, but it doesn't matter if you are into Korean entertainment or not if you love travelling, exploring a new culture and meeting diverse people from all across the globe the capital city of South Korea "Seoul" has to be there in your bucket list.
Seoul is one of the largest metropolitan city in South Korea and it counts as the 16th largest city in the world.
The city is the most developed Asia cities one can ever witness. Seoul is the ideal example of a culture with technology. It has rich cultural values along with a modern lifestyle. This makes this city a yearning destination for non-travellers too.
As you are reading this blog, we are pretty much sure that your next travel destination is Seoul for sure. So, here are the top 5 must-visit places in SEOUL.
Gyeongbokgung is the most magnificent place and most valuable among other five palaces also known as Gyeongbok Palace.
It is one of the main royal palaces of the Joseon Dynasty. Built-in 1395 it’s surprising enough that being one of the top modern cities, Seoul has so many traditional places also.
Gyeongbokgung is grand palaces that also have the National Folk Museum of Korea. If you are someone who has a special place in your heart for an antique and historical place then make sure to visit.
Wear you rented a traditional Hanbok Dress, and get free admission!
Bukcheon Hanok Village
Bukchon Hanok Village is a traditional Korean village located between Gyeongbok Palace and Changdeok Palace.
The beautiful hanok buildings in this village were residences of the Nobel men during the Joseon Dynasty. Today, these well-preserved hanoks serve as residences, museums, and workshops.
Some have been restructured into guesthouses, offering tourists unique and exciting experience. More than 400 houses are there in this village. It feels so fascinating that in the heart of a city, there lies a beautiful village.
So, if you want to experience calmness among a stressful modern city, then do visit Bukchon Hanok Village.
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N Seoul Tower
In that tower itself, there are so many beautiful things to see and experience, if you ever visit there make sure to check the restaurants and gift shops there.
National Museum of Korea
The National Museum of Korea is one of the most extensive museums in Republic of Korea. It was establishment in 1945, and has been committed to various studies and research activities. Especially in the fields of archaeology, history, and art, also is focusing into variety of exhibitions and education programs.
The museum has an enormous collection of more than 310,000 historically precious and aesthetic artifacts ranging from the Paleolithic Age to the early 20th century and numerous collection of masterpieces ., i.e. more than 12,000 on display in its permanent exhibition hall.
People who are interests in Korean history and culture there you go.
Hey all foodies here, we have a great destination for you too. If you love to explore different foods and drinks then Gwangjang Market is a must visit place for you.
The market is in middle Seoul, and it's open from 9 am to 10 pm. The most famous things sold here are Bindaetteok (mung bean pancakes), Bibimbap (rice mixed beef, vegetables, and gochujang, i.e. Korean famous red chilli paste), Gimbap (Korea's sushi), Sundae (sausage), Tteokbokki (stir-fried sauteed with gravy spicy rice cakes), and numerous types of noodles.
SEE YOU SOON IN SEOUL!