Seoul Top Attractions, part II, Seoul

Seoul is the capital and the largest city of South Korea with a two thousand year history. Also known by the name "tech capital of the world", Seoul is the second largest mega city in the world. It attracts thousands of tourists due to the unique combination of World Heritage Sites and modernistic atmosphere. Below are listed the most popular attractions in Seoul.
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Seoul Top Attractions, part II Map

Guide Name: Seoul Top Attractions, part II
Guide Location: South Korea » Seoul (See other walking tours in Seoul)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 km
Author: ann
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Deoksugung Palace

1) Deoksugung Palace (must see)

Deoksu Palace, built in 15 century in traditional Korean style vividly contrasts modern skyscrapers of Seoul. This palace contains the best examples of royal architecture of the Chosun Dynasty. It is protected by the government as a historical monument. Royal Museum is in one of its...   view more
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Seoul City Hall

2) Seoul City Hall

Seoul City Hall is a place for the government of Korea. It is set in beautiful Seoul Plazza. There is a fountain near the building. The design of this building was thoroughly chosen. It is modern but recalls the traditional style of Korea...   view more
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Jogyesa

3) Jogyesa (must see)

Jogyesa is the main Buddhism temple in Korea. It was founded in 1395 and is situated in the center of the city. The contemporary temple was established in 1910. A national monument, an old white pine tree grows at this...   view more
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Millennium Plaza

4) Millennium Plaza

Situated in downtown of Seoul, Millennium Plaza is an amazing example of modern architecture due to its unique shape. The upper floor of the buildings hosts a restaurant from where opens a beautiful view of Seoul. The building is almost entirely made out of glass. There is some nice greenery...   view more
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Jongmyo Royal Shrine

5) Jongmyo Royal Shrine

Jongmyo Royal Shrine cannot be missed by tourists of Seoul. It is the UNESCO´s World Cultural Heritage. This magnificent palace is 500-year old and is one of the oldest Royal Shrines. It belongs to Joseon dynasty and is one of the longest constructions of the old Korea. Grand traditional ceremonies and services take place...   view more

Walking Tours in Seoul, South Korea

Create Your Own Walk in Seoul

Create Your Own Walk in Seoul

Creating your own self-guided walk in Seoul is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
City Orientation Walk II

City Orientation Walk II

The capital of South Korea, Seoul is a bustling metropolis replete with modern skyscrapers, high-tech infrastructure and pop culture mixed up with Buddhist temples, ancient palaces and street markets. Among the local attractions not to be missed are the high-rising Jongno Tower with a rooftop restaurant and bar offering visitors a remarkable view of the city; Gyeongbokgung Palace, once comprising more than 7,000 rooms; and Jogyesa Temple, the site of ancient locust and pine trees. These and other attractions make up this orientation walk of Seoul.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.1 km
City Orientation Walk I

City Orientation Walk I

The capital of South Korea, Seoul is a bustling metropolis replete with modern skyscrapers, high-tech infrastructure and pop culture mixed up with Buddhist temples, ancient palaces and street markets. Some of these attractions, such as the Deoksu Palace, a piece of 15th century Chosun Dynasty royal architecture (nowadays housing the Royal Museum), Gyeonghuigung Palace, and Namdaemun Market, are particularly notable and make up, alongside other sights, this Seoul orientation walk.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.7 km
Seoul Top Attractions, part I

Seoul Top Attractions, part I

Seoul is the capital and the largest city of South Korea with a two thousand year history. Also known by the name "tech capital of the world", Seoul is the second largest mega city in the world. It attracts thousands of tourists due to the unique combination of World Heritage Sites and modernistic atmosphere. Below are listed the most popular attractions in Seoul.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 8.2 km
Seoul Museums Walking Tour

Seoul Museums Walking Tour

Seoul is an old city with rich history. There are many museums about Asian traditions, food, technological development, wars. Some of the museums are located in beautiful palaces, that are national historical monuments and national heritage protected by UNESCO. This self-guided tour will lead you to the most important museums of Seoul:

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.0 km
Landmarks of Seoul Walking Tour

Landmarks of Seoul Walking Tour

Seoul is a city of ancient historical monuments built in BC era and a modern metropolis of glass and steel skyscrapers. Some of its historical sightseeings are ancient wall around the Old town, gates to the town. Among modern landmarks there are the tallest skyscrapers in the world. This self-guided tour will lead you through this historical and contemporary places:

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.2 km

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