Seoul is hailed as one of the most vibrant cities in Asia, attracting visitors from various parts of the world. As the capital city of South Korea, it is home to sprawling modern structures as well as a rich culture and remnants of history dating back more than 2,000 years.

    Present-day Seoul has plenty to offer tourists – you’ll find grand palaces from the Joseon dynasty, some of Asia’s biggest theme parks, Buddhist temples, and vibrant districts dedicated to shopping. Seoul’s efficient public transportation can easily take you from the metropolitan capital to traditional villages in the countryside.

    What to see & do in Seoul

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    Seoul attractions are diverse – the city has well-preserved remnants of the Joseon dynasty such as royal palaces and quaint Buddhist temples, together with nature parks near skyscrapers, shopping malls, and massive theme parks. Seoul’s efficient subway system allows for easy accessibility beyond the city centre. While the best seasons for sightseeing in Seoul are spring and autumn, Seoul is equally captivating during wintertime. Recreational opportunities during this snow-filled... Read more

    Where & what to eat in Seoul

    Seoul restaurants are well-regarded for catering to varied budget levels and preferences, which ranges from all-day food stalls nestled within quiet alleyways to award-winning restaurants available in Seoul’s upscale districts. If you’re in the mood for savoury, spicy, hearty and nutritious Korean dishes, definite must-tries include bibimbap (rice with vegetables and meat), samgyetang (chicken ginseng soup), kimchi (fermented vegetables) and Korean BBQ grilled meat. Whether you're... Read more

    Where to shop & what to buy in Seoul

    Shopping in Seoul range from shopping malls and multi-level department stores to charming boutiques and vibrant street markets. A trip to the capital of South Korea isn’t complete without a day or 2 dedicated to shopping. These outlets are set within popular districts such as Myeongdong, Apgujeong, and Gangnam, all of which are accessible via Seoul’s subway system. Seoul’s shopping districts offer plenty of sightseeing opportunities such as aquariums... Read more

    Where to go & what to do at night in Seoul

    Seoul’s nightlife scene is a mix of trendy bars, pubs and nightclubs that appeal to partygoers from all over the world. Hard-core dance music fans will love award-winning nightclubs within the trendy Gangnam, Apgujeong, and Hongdae districts. Lively expat-oriented bars in Itaewon are stocked with premium wines, whiskeys and beers. A favourite holiday destination for tourists worldwide, Seoul’s sprawling shopping districts and cultural spaces stay open until... Read more

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