If it’s your first time heading to Seoul, then there’s much to plan for on your trip! Here are some of the top attractions which will provide captivating insights into the country’s dynamic capital city.
Dating to the Joseon Dynasty, the magnificent Gyeongbokgung Palace takes one back in time. Within 20 minutes of Travelodge Myeongdong Euljiro, this famed attraction is the city’s main palace and is home to a number of notable sites; these include the Gwanghwamun Gate, Hyangwonjeong Pavilion and the National Palace Museum of Korea.
Myeongdong Shopping Street
A must-visit for shopaholics and fashionistas, Myeongdong offers plenty of retail therapy for the whole family. Easy to reach when staying at a hotel near Myeongdong Station, this lively locale is famed for its fashion, cosmetics, department stores (including the flagship store of Lotte) and delectable street food too.
N Seoul Tower
A towering beacon in the city, the 236-meter-tall N Seoul Tower sits atop Namsan Mountain and is not only a great sight to photograph but visit as well. The journey up the mountain via a cable car ride adds to the adventure, while the 360-degree panoramas from the observation deck, especially at sunset, will take your breath away.
An important sacred site, the Jogyesa Temple is another key attraction in Seoul. Dating back to the Joseon Dynasty, this Buddhist temple features intricately carved latticework, a 10-storey stupa and a captivating dharma hall with three gold Buddha statues that add to the site’s appeal.