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Top things to do in Seoul

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Seoul Attractions

Seoul a bustling metropolis of over 11 million residents is the perfect vacation destination for both families and individuals alike. A perfect mixture of ancient Korean tradition unlimited shopping

and modern technological marvels await the anxious traveler. Newcomers to the city will find that a map will be very useful when attempting to locate all of the available Seoul activities.

Seoul excursions offer the easiest way to enjoy the city in its entirety. Among the many things to do in Seoul which should be on your list is a visit to the War Memorial of Korea. The War Memorial features a number of exhibits memorials and antique military equipment that offer a unique learning experience for everyone.

Continue your historical trip and head to one of the more popular religious local spots the Bongeunsa Temple. This Buddhist temple which dates back hundreds of years is a great place to learn about the country's rich religious history while enjoying a quiet relaxing atmosphere. This temple is one of the top attractions in Seoul because the facility allows guests to stay overnight for a small fee.

Because Korea is historically a Buddhist nation Seoul is home to a large number of temples. Aside from temples breathtaking palaces can be seen alongside towering skyscrapers. The 600 year old Changdeokgung Palace a UNESCO World Heritage site is featured on many Seoul tours and a must-visit for every tourist. Sit in the palace gardens and enjoy the well-preserved architecture which has stood the test of time.

On a calm clear day visitors to Seoul should head up to Namsan Park for the best view of the city. Expedia recommends this must see Seoul attraction for a couple needing to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Don't miss out on your next exciting vacation. Book your Seoul trip with Expedia today and experience one of the most exciting places in the world!

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Discover neighborhoods in Seoul

Myeongdong

This central Seoul shopping district is the place to buy quality brand products and stop for a bite to eat. 

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Jung-gu

Historic meets modern in this central district of Seoul, where good food, unique architecture and mountainous green spaces come together. 

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Insadong

This central Seoul district offers shopping and culture with traditional Korean art, antiques, and crafts.

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Samseong-dong

With one of Asia’s biggest underground malls, sky-high buildings and international brands, this glitzy Seoul district is also the unlikely home of several historic sites.

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Seocho-gu

This riverside district of Seoul is packed with exciting places for discovering South Korean culture, including museums, galleries and theaters.  

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