25 Free Things to Do in Seoul

South Korea, Seoul Guide (B): 25 Free Things to Do in Seoul

Seoul is one of the hottest travel destinations in Asia offering a vibrant mix of old and new. The city has been the capital of Korea during many dynasties and is, therefore, home to various historic attractions. Moreover, the city is constantly changing with new architectural gems popping up year after year, such as Lotte World Tower, the tallest building in South Korea, or the Dongdaemun Design Plaza by award-winning architect Zaha Hadid. The cost of living in Seoul is also rising continuously but there are still lots of things do to in the city that you don’t have to break the bank for. Here are 25 free things to do in Seoul.

Many say you haven’t really seen Seoul if you didn’t visit Gyeongbukgung Palace. Built in 1395, Gyeongbokgung is the largest and most important palace out of the five grand palaces in Seoul and probably the number one attraction in the city. While there is an admission fee of 3,000 Korean Won, you can get free admission to the palace when wearing Korean hanbok. Thousands of local and foreign tourists rent hanbok when visiting the city for the unique experience and memorable travel photos and getting into Gyeongbokgung Palace and other attractions around Seoul for free is an added bonus. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 25 Free Things to Do in Seoul
Guide Location: South Korea » Seoul
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Gyeongbukgung Palace   Bukhansan   Dongdaemun Design Plaza   Changdeokgung   Hangang Park   Bukchon Hanok Village   Hongdae   Namdaemun   Banpo Bridge Rainbow Fountain   National Museum of Korea   Ihwa Mural Village   Seoul Museum of History   Cheonggyecheon Stream   Jogyesa   Gwanghwamun Square   Seoul Tower   Namsan Library   Palgakjeong   Noryangjin Fish Market   Bongeunsa Temple   National Folk Museum   Insadong   Seoul City Hall Seosomun   The War Memorial Of Korea   World Peace Gate  
Author: Linda Dunsmore
Read it on author's website: http://lindagoeseast.com/2018/05/31/25-free-things-to-do-in-seoul/

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