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Beautiful Seoul (Main Tourist Sites)
  • 청계천 광장
  • Cheonggyecheon Stream (Plaza) Homepage
    Cheonggyecheon Stream is a 10.84km-long stream crossing Jongno-gu and Jung-gu.
    Cheonggyecheon Stream holds numerous stories including 600 years of Seoul history as a capital of South Korea and small memories of each Seoul citizen.
    Address03187 37, Mugyo-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul (Seorin-dong) 0.05km from hotel Phone number02-2290-7111
  • 경복궁
  • Gyeongbokgung PalaceHomepage
    Gyeongbokgung Palace was completed in 1395, 3 years after the establishment of Joseon Dynasty.
    The palace with 390 parts is located on the center of Hanyang (former Seoul).
    The palace got its name ‘Gyeongbokgung’ with a meaning of wishing for ‘Prosperity of new dynasty with great fortune’.
    Address03045 161, Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul (Sejong-ro, Gyeongbokgung Palace) 1.9km from hotel Open HoursJanuary ~ February : 09:00~17:00(Last Entrance Time 16:00)
    March ~ May : 09:00~18:00 (Last Entrance Time 17:00)
    June ~ August : 09:00~18:30 (Last Entrance Time 17:30)
    September ~ October : 09:00~18:00 (Last Entrance Time 17:00)
    November ~ December : 09:00~17:00 (Last Entrance Time 16:00)
    Phone number02-3700-3900
  • 광화문
  • Gwanghwamun GateHomepage
    King Taejo of Joseon Dynasty moved the capital to Hanyang in 1394 and built Gyeongbokgung Palace.
    Then, King Taejo established Yook-Jo Government Office Street on left and right sides of palace’s front gate, Gwanghwamun Gate.
    The street once serviced as the best street in Hanyang and it opened again in 2009 by establishing Cheonggye Plaza reaching from Gwanghwamun Gate and Cheonggye Plaza. This plaza is largely divided into ‘Plaza for recovering the history of Gwanghwamun Gate’, ‘Plaza for reproducing scenery of Yook-Jo Street’, ‘Plaza representing Korea’, ‘Plaza as center of participatory urban culture’, ‘Urban plaza’ and ‘Plaza for connecting to Cheonggyecheon Stream.
    Address03154 172, Sejong-daero, Jongno-gu, Seoul 1.8km from hotel Open Hours Urban Plaza Open for 24 Hours Throughout The Year Phone number02-120
  • 창경궁
  • Changgyeonggung Palace Homepage
    Changgyeonggung Palace was established on the east side of Changdeokgung Palace in 1483.
    The palace got its name as King Sungjong expanded Suganggung for Queen Junghee, Queen Ansun, and Queen Sohye.
    Changgyeonggung Palace has Tresure No.384 Honghwamun Gate, National Treasure No.
    226 and the oldest existing Joseon Palace Myeongjeongjeon, Munjeongjeon where the king handled state affairs, Sungmundang where the king and subjects held a banquet, and Chundangji Pond where the king handled agricultural administration and engaged in farming.
    However, Changgyeonggung Palace still has empty sites including inner court site, Donggung site, and governmental office site. Changgyeonggung Palace is our palace and pride to be restored again.
    Address03072 185, Changgyeonggung-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul (Waryong-dong, Changgyeonggung Palace) 1.7km from hotel Open Hours09:00~21:00 (Last Entrance Time 20:00), Closed on Every Monday Phone number02-762-4868
  • 종묘
  • Jongmyo ShrineHomepage
    Jongmyo Shrine is an important place in history of Joseon Dynasty and it was the place where ancestral rites were held with enshrined mortuary tablets of kings. When the king newly ascended to the throne, the king went to Jongmyo Shrine and Altar of Land and Grain to make a deep bow and hold ancestral rites. Jongmyo Shrine has a solemn beauty by connecting the simple-structure memorial service buildings in a long structure. Jongmyo Ancestral Ritual is a national event that existed since Three Kingdom Period and it served as the basis for the national ruling order. Jongmyo Ancestral Ritual was designated as Important Intangible Cultural Property No.56 in 1975 and as UNESCO World Heritage in 1995.
    Address03135 157, Jongno, Jongno-gu, Seoul (Hunjeong-dong, Jongmyo Park) 0.5km from hotel Open HoursFebruary ~ May 09:00~18:00 (Ticket Sales 09:00~17:00)
    September ~ October 09:00~18:00 (Ticket Sales 09:00~17:00)
    June ~ August 09:00~17:30 (Ticket Sales 09:00~18:30)
    November ~ January 09:00~16:30 (Ticket Sales 09:00~17:30) Closed on Every Tuesday
    Phone number02-765-0195
  • 인사동
  • Insa-dongHomepage
    Insa-dong is a valuable place where old but precious traditional things are traded. Insa-dong’s maze is crowded with gallery, traditional craft shop, antique shop, traditional tea room, traditional restaurant, and café.
    Especially, stores at Insa-dong are famous among youth and middle-aged group for their unique charms.
    Among the stores, gallery is the center that has been carrying on the tradition of Insa-dong.
    Address62, Insadong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul (Gwanhun-dong) 0.7km from hotel Phone number02-734-0222
  • 명동성당
  • Myeongdong Catholic CathedralHomepage
    Myeongdong Catholic Cathedral is the first parish in Korea and it represents Roman Catholicism in Korea. The construction began in 29th year of Emperor Gojong (1892) and it was completed in 2nd year of KwangMu (1898).
    Myeongdong Catholic Cathedral is the base influencing greatly on Christian history, politics, society, and culture.
    Address04537 74, Myeongdong-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul (Myeongdong Catholic Cathedral) 0.8km from hotel Phone number02-774-1784
  • 남산 서울타워
  • Namsan MountainHomepage
    Settled as an urban romantic island, Namsan Seoul Tower has been widely known as a propitious site for ‘Growing Old Together’.
    Namsan Seoul Tower is a 236.7m-high tower located in the top of Namsan Mountain (262m).
    The tower presents the best 360-degree panoramic view on Seoul in an altitude of 480m. Namsan Seoul Tower is the symbol of Seoul selected as No.1 tourist site by foreigners and romantic place for all lovers dreaming about eternal love.
    Address04340 105, Namsangongwon-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul (Yongsan-dong 2 ga, YTN Seoul Tower) 3.3km from hotel Open HoursObservatory Monday~Friday/Sunday 10:00 ~ 23:00
    Saturday 10:00~24:00(Open time may vary depending on weather condition)
    Phone number02-3455-9277
  • 숭례문
  • Sungnyemun Gate
    Sungnyemun Gate is often called ‘Namdaemun Gate’ as it’s the north gate for Seoul city wall.
    The construction began in 1395 (4th year of King Taejo) and, completed in 1398 (7th year of King Taejo), and reconstructed in 1447 (29th year of King Sejong). This gate stands above the stone platform with an arched gate in the center and it’s the largest among the existing gate buildings in Korea.
    Address04528 40, Sejong-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul (Sungnyemun Gate (Namdaemun Gate)) 2.2km from hotel Open Hours9:00 AM~6:00 PM(Open) Closed on Every Monday Phone number042-481-4650
  • 동대문
  • Dongdaemun GateHomepage
    Among the 8 gates of Seoul wall made to protect Hanseongbu (government office in charge of Hanyang), Heunginjimun Gate is a large gate in the east side.
    The gate got a name “Dongdaemun Gate” as it is located in the east side. It was completed in 7th year of King Taejo (1398) in Joseon Dynasty and remodeled in 6th year of Emperor Gojong (1869). Heunginjimun Gate is a 2-storied building made by making a middle gate tower with 5 sections on front, 2 sections on sides, and arched gate on the center.
    Address03119 288, Jongno, Jongno-gu, Seoul (Jongno 6 ga, Heunginjimun Gate ) 1.8km from hotel Phone number02-731-0412
  • 명동
  • Myeong-dong
    Myeong-dong is a dong (district) in Jung-gu, Seoul and it is located between Chungmu-ro, Eulji-ro, Namdaemun-ro.
    The name ‘Myeong-dong’ is named after ‘Myeong’ from Myeongraebang on the north side.
    Most Myeong-dong areas except Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Korea and Myeongdong Catholic Cathedral are mostly downtown areas. Myeong-dong is the center of finance and street of trendy culture in Korea. The Korean Federation of Banks, YWCA, UNESCO Hall, Royal Hotel, and various stores are located at Myeong-dong.
    AddressMyeong-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul 1.5km from hotel
Pleasant Seoul (Food, Entertainment)
  • 광장시장
  • Gwangjang MarketHomepage
    Gwangjang Market has been in the center of Seoul for 100 years. It’s a trading center for vintage fashion and a place for purchasing wedding presents such as Hanbok or bedding.
    Especially, imported vintage clothing shopping area is always crowded with young people as the area is full of unique items. Most of store owners spent decades in the vintage market and sweater, t-shirt, jeans, fur, and bag are imported and distributed mainly from the United States, Europe, and Japan.
    Address03195 88, Changgyeonggung-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 0.8km from hotel Open HoursOpen Time Depends on Stores Phone number02-2267-0291