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Ranked #1 of 576 attractions in Seoul
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Museums
Owner description: Poignant exhibits, war memorabilia, art works, and military equipment make this a perfect place to learn about Korea’s... more » Owner description: Poignant exhibits, war memorabilia, art works, and military equipment make this a perfect place to learn about Korea’s history of war, most notably with North Korea. Kids will enjoy the display of actual tanks and airplanes. « less
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Ranked #2 of 576 attractions in Seoul
Category: Performances; Theaters
Owner description: "A talented troupe of Korean performers treats Cookin' audience to a taste of Culinary lunacy-sliced and diced to percussive... more » Owner description: "A talented troupe of Korean performers treats Cookin' audience to a taste of Culinary lunacy-sliced and diced to percussive perfection." - Playbill, Minetta Lane Theatre-NANTA premiered in 1997 and is the longest running show in Korean history. This electrifying 90-min show, on the comically-charged efforts of four cooks who are tasked with preparing an entire wedding banquet in just one hour, is one of Korea's most popular musicals of all time. Since its first performance, this world famous non-verbal performance made a record of 20% above full capacity at the theatre driving the largest number of audience in Korean history. « less
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Ranked #3 of 576 attractions in Seoul
Category: National Parks
Owner description: One of the most popular pastimes in Seoul is hiking and this stunning national park just outside the city is a local... more » Owner description: One of the most popular pastimes in Seoul is hiking and this stunning national park just outside the city is a local favorite. Aside from a variety of hiking trails for every skill level, you’ll also see lots of flora and fauna, temples and ancient fortresses. « less
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Ranked #4 of 576 attractions in Seoul
Category: Transportation
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Ranked #5 of 576 attractions in Seoul
Category: Sports Complexes
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Ranked #6 of 576 attractions in Seoul
Category: Art Museums; Performances; Concerts; Operas
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Ranked #7 of 576 attractions in Seoul
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: It’s hard to believe that this large, beautiful Buddhist temple is situated in the middle of a bustling metropolis. It’s... more » Owner description: It’s hard to believe that this large, beautiful Buddhist temple is situated in the middle of a bustling metropolis. It’s impossible not to be moved by the beauty and serenity of this enchanting temple. You can even stay overnight for a fee. « less
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Ranked #8 of 576 attractions in Seoul
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks
Owner description: This park is a good place to get away from the crowds and bustle of Seoul. The cycling trails (bikes are available for rent)... more » Owner description: This park is a good place to get away from the crowds and bustle of Seoul. The cycling trails (bikes are available for rent) are popular as are the swan boat rides. And the views of the Han river and city are stunning. « less
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Ranked #9 of 576 attractions in Seoul
Category: Performances; Theaters
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Ranked #10 of 576 attractions in Seoul
Category: Art Museums
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Ranked #11 of 576 attractions in Seoul
Category: Museums
Owner description: This is the largest museum in Korea with over 220,000 objects in its collection. It has six permanent exhibition galleries... more » Owner description: This is the largest museum in Korea with over 220,000 objects in its collection. It has six permanent exhibition galleries such as Historical Gallery and Fine Arts Gallery. It also has special exhibition halls, a children's museum, outdoor exhibit areas, restaurants, cafes, shops and other amenities. *Admission: Free to Permanent Exhibition & Children's Museum(changeable after 2010)*Hours: Tue/Thu/Fri: 9am-6pm, Wed/Sat: 9am-9pm, Sun/holidays: 9am-7pm, closed Mon & January 1st « less
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Ranked #12 of 576 attractions in Seoul
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Castles; Historic Sites; Gardens; Architectural Buildings; Monuments/ Statues
Owner description: This 600-year-old UNESCO World Heritage Site is the city's jewel. It's as famous for its outstanding architectural details as... more » Owner description: This 600-year-old UNESCO World Heritage Site is the city's jewel. It's as famous for its outstanding architectural details as for its verdant and expansive gardens. « less
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Ranked #13 of 576 attractions in Seoul
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks; Gardens
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Ranked #14 of 576 attractions in Seoul
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Ranked #15 of 576 attractions in Seoul
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Castles; History Museums; Historic Sites
Owner description: The National Museum of Korea and the National Folk Museum are located on the grounds of this palace, built six centuries ago... more » Owner description: The National Museum of Korea and the National Folk Museum are located on the grounds of this palace, built six centuries ago by the founder of the Chosun dynasty. « less
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Ranked #16 of 576 attractions in Seoul
Category: Museums
Owner description: The Trickeye Museum is an art gallery with paintings created using 'trompe l'oeil' techniques that give each 2D art piece the... more » Owner description: The Trickeye Museum is an art gallery with paintings created using 'trompe l'oeil' techniques that give each 2D art piece the illusion of being in 3D. Instead of merely viewing paintings (as in a typical art gallery) visitors can interact with the paintings, posing themselves just right so that they look as if they are part of the original work. Moreover, Ice Museum is located in the Trickeye Museum, which is made in all ice such as iced TV and iced kichen. You can enjoy museum activities all in iced.To ensure that even its busiest patrons have time to enjoy the fun, the museum stays open each day until 9PM(last admission by 8PM), making it a popular date and hang-out place.Outside of the main exhibition hall is a main square that is decorated like the Santorini in Greece.The main square is also home to the museum café (simply called ‘Cafe Santorini') which serves you muffin and drinks. « less
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Ranked #17 of 576 attractions in Seoul
Owner description: This is the nexus of Seoul’s youth and indie culture. Funky boutiques, avant-garde galleries, and great nightclubs are this... more » Owner description: This is the nexus of Seoul’s youth and indie culture. Funky boutiques, avant-garde galleries, and great nightclubs are this neighborhood’s mainstay. Come here for a fascinating look at the other side of traditionally conservative Korean culture. « less
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Ranked #18 of 576 attractions in Seoul
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Ranked #19 of 576 attractions in Seoul
Owner description: MISO is one of Korea's leading shows, holding 5,500 performances in the fourteen years since 1997 and welcoming 960,000... more » Owner description: MISO is one of Korea's leading shows, holding 5,500 performances in the fourteen years since 1997 and welcoming 960,000 viewers from all over the world. Now it's your turn!With a greater love than Romeo and Juliet, the love story of Chunghyang and Mongryong comes to the stage with a mixture of Korea's traditional melodies and singing, dance moves, outdoor performances, and seasonal customs that will leave viewers from all over the world with hearts pounding. « less
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Ranked #20 of 576 attractions in Seoul
Category: Neighborhoods

Myeongdong is Seoul's busiest area teeming with tens of thousands of people at any given time. There are hundreds of shops here and you can find Korean cosmetics stores like The... more »

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Ranked #21 of 576 attractions in Seoul
Owner description: A unique & extraordinary museum, which displays various object art, interactive and media art, and trick art. Moreover, what... more » Owner description: A unique & extraordinary museum, which displays various object art, interactive and media art, and trick art. Moreover, what is different and more entertaining than other art museums is that an interaction and engagement are involved. « less
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Ranked #22 of 576 attractions in Seoul
Category: Neighborhoods; Historic Walking Areas
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Insadong
Ranked #23 of 576 attractions in Seoul
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Neighborhoods; Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: Though touristy, this vibrant neighborhood is one of the cultural and artistic hubs of Seoul. Great tea houses, restaurants,... more » Owner description: Though touristy, this vibrant neighborhood is one of the cultural and artistic hubs of Seoul. Great tea houses, restaurants, street food, galleries and souvenir shops make it a must-see area. « less
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Ranked #24 of 576 attractions in Seoul
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Lookouts
Owner description: Built on a 262 meter peak in Namsan Park, the tower reaches to 480 meters above sea level. When the weather and pollution... more » Owner description: Built on a 262 meter peak in Namsan Park, the tower reaches to 480 meters above sea level. When the weather and pollution levels cooperate, visiting the observation tower (370 meters above sea level) allows you to view the entire city and surrounding areas. « less
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Ranked #25 of 576 attractions in Seoul
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Ranked #26 of 576 attractions in Seoul
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Bodies of Water
Owner description: Formerrly polluted and covered with an elevated road since 2005 this stream has been cleaned up and made into an Art and... more » Owner description: Formerrly polluted and covered with an elevated road since 2005 this stream has been cleaned up and made into an Art and nature walkway through the heart of Seoul. « less
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Ranked #27 of 576 attractions in Seoul
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Ranked #28 of 576 attractions in Seoul
Category: History Museums
The history of ordinary Koreans.
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Ranked #29 of 576 attractions in Seoul
Category: Sports Complexes; Parks
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Ranked #30 of 576 attractions in Seoul
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Though known as a market for clothes, for those in-the-know, this market is actually a foodie’s dream. Gwangjang offers a... more » Owner description: Though known as a market for clothes, for those in-the-know, this market is actually a foodie’s dream. Gwangjang offers a cornucopia of cheap, traditional Korean snacks and “street foods.” Try the giant mung-bean pancakes for an authentic, affordable treat. « less
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