Reviewed on May 17, 2020
Capital cities are like rich tapestries, stitched together with colorful and vibrant neighborhoods and communities. Discover the Seoul neighborhood of Seongbuk-gu, 5 kilometres (3 miles) northeast of the capital's heart.
Seoul's major attractions are the Dongdaemun Market, Gyeongbok Palace and National Museum of Korea.
Things to see in and near Seongbuk-gu include Seoul's popular Korea University.
Located within a short distance of the Sungkyunkwan University is the Lotte Hotel Seoul and The Westin Chosun Seoul, while the The Shilla Seoul and THE PLAZA Seoul, Autograph Collection are closer to the Arko Art Center.
The Brown Hotel is one of the less-expensive accommodation options in Seongbuk-gu.
If you're planning on vacationing in Seongbuk-gu, you could also check out hotels in Mia-dong. Mia-dong is a neighborhood that's found 3 kilometres (2 miles) to the north of central Seongbuk-gu. Alternatively, you could check out Expedia's Yeoksam hotels guide for accommodation options in Yeoksam, another Seoul neighborhood.