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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.

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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: Military 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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Seoul Metro
Seoul Metro
Attraction type: Public transportation systems; Transportation
Jamsil Baseball Stadium
Jamsil Baseball Stadium
Attraction type: Sports complexes
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Bongeunsa Temple
Bongeunsa Temple
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... 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
Attraction type: Religious sites
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Jyoti Restaurant Chungmuro
Jyoti Restaurant Chungmuro
Ranked #1 of 13,014 Restaurants in Seoul
Price: $8 - $13
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Gusto Taco
Gusto Taco
Ranked #2 of 13,014 Restaurants in Seoul
Price: $6 - $25
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
Jyoti Restaurant
Jyoti Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 13,014 Restaurants in Seoul
Price: $7 - $12
Cuisines: Indian, Tibetan, Nepali
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
The Beastro
The Beastro
Ranked #4 of 13,014 Restaurants in Seoul
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
JinOkHwa Halmae Dakanmari
JinOkHwa Halmae Dakanmari
Ranked #5 of 13,014 Restaurants in Seoul
Cuisines: Korean
Dining options: Late Night

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Come Inn Guesthouse
Come Inn Guesthouse
$14 - $54
Ranked #3 of 629 Seoul B&B and Inns
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Bounce Guesthouse
Bounce Guesthouse
$23 - $114 (KRW 25,442 - 126,106)
Ranked #2 of 367 Specialty Lodging in Seoul
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Central Hongdae Pencil Hostel - Zzzip
2.0 of 5
Central Hongdae Pencil Hostel - Zzzip
$20 - $103 (KRW 22,124 - 113,938)
Ranked #3 of 367 Specialty Lodging in Seoul
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hotel Icon
3.0 of 5
Hotel Icon
$57 - $74
Ranked #20 of 413 Hotels in Seoul
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HOTEL GS
2.5 of 5
HOTEL GS
$62 - $108
Ranked #22 of 413 Hotels in Seoul
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Doulos Hotel
3.0 of 5
Doulos Hotel
$61 - $121
Ranked #47 of 413 Hotels in Seoul
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul
5.0 of 5
JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul
$317 - $404
Ranked #1 of 413 Hotels in Seoul
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Lotte Hotel Seoul
5.0 of 5
Lotte Hotel Seoul
$261 - $389
Ranked #2 of 413 Hotels in Seoul
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Sheraton Seoul D Cube City Hotel
4.5 of 5
Sheraton Seoul D Cube City Hotel
$199 - $238
Ranked #3 of 413 Hotels in Seoul
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