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Seoul
Seoul is the business and cultural hub of South Korea, where skyscrapers tower over Buddhist temples. Take it all in from the N Seoul Tower, built atop a peak in Namsan Park. The teahouses and shops of Insadong give you a taste of Korean flavor, which you can further experience with a visit to the grounds and museums of Gyeongbokgung. UNESCO World Heritage Site Changdeokgung Palace is a fine example of authentic ancient architecture.

All things to do » Things to do

The War Memorial of Korea
The War Memorial of Korea
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... 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
Attraction type: Monuments/ Statues; Museums
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Bukhansan National Park
Bukhansan National Park
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... 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
Attraction type: National Parks
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MyeongDong NANTA Theatre
MyeongDong NANTA Theatre
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... 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
Attraction type: Performances; Theaters
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Seoul Metro
Seoul Metro
Attraction type: Transportation
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Hongdae NANTA Theatre
Hongdae NANTA Theatre
Attraction type: Performances; Theaters
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Gusto Taco
Gusto Taco
Ranked #1 of 12,598 restaurants in Seoul
Price: $6 - $25
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Outdoor seating
Brew 3.14
Brew 3.14
Ranked #2 of 12,598 restaurants in Seoul
Price: $6 - $15
Cuisines: Pizza, Bar, Bistro
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
Braai Republic
Braai Republic
Ranked #3 of 12,598 restaurants in Seoul
Price: $8 - $25
Cuisines: African
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Jyoti Restaurant
Jyoti Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 12,598 restaurants in Seoul
Price: $7 - $12
Cuisines: Indian, Nepali
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Brooklyn The Burger Joint
Brooklyn The Burger Joint
Ranked #5 of 12,598 restaurants in Seoul
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Rio House Hongdae
Rio House Hongdae
$35 - $140
Ranked #5 of 500 Seoul B&B and Inns
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FunFunStay Guesthouse
FunFunStay Guesthouse
$38 - $55 (KRW 39,501 - 57,173)
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Family & Friends House
2.5 of 5 Family & Friends House
$33 - $60
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hotel Icon
3.0 of 5
Hotel Icon
$68 - $82
Ranked #3 of 396 hotels in Seoul
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HOTEL GS
2.5 of 5
HOTEL GS
$69 - $139
Ranked #16 of 396 hotels in Seoul
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Doulos Hotel
3.0 of 5
Doulos Hotel
$75 - $121
Ranked #49 of 396 hotels in Seoul
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Lotte Hotel Seoul
5.0 of 5
Lotte Hotel Seoul
$290 - $417
Ranked #1 of 396 hotels in Seoul
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Sheraton Seoul D Cube City Hotel
4.5 of 5
Sheraton Seoul D Cube City Hotel
$219 - $323
Ranked #4 of 396 hotels in Seoul
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Lotte Hotel World
4.5 of 5
Lotte Hotel World
$184 - $379 (KRW 191,268 - 393,971)
Ranked #5 of 396 hotels in Seoul
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