10 Most Visited Tourist Attractions in Seoul, South Korea

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Published on February 26, 2014

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10 Most Visited Tourist Attractions in Seoul, South Korea: 10 Most Visited Tourist Attractions in Seoul, South Korea © Hoodaki 2014 About The City: About The City Seoul , the capital of South Korea , is the second largest metropolitan area and the fourth largest metropolitan economy in the world. Visited by over 10 million international tourists annually, it is a rapidly growing travel destination in Asia, drawing visitors for its four UNESCO World Heritage Sites and many other fabulous attractions, including the world’s largest subway network and indoor theme park. Following is a list of top 10 most visited places in Seoul. © Hoodaki 2014 1. Gyeongbokgung Palace: 1. Gyeongbokgung Palace One of the top 10 most visited tourist attractions in Seoul is Gyeongbokgung Palace. It was reconstructed in 1867, but again succumbed to a catastrophic fire in 1876. The present Gyeongbokgung Palace is a result of the restoration effort that began only in 1994. It is the largest of the Five Grand Palaces built by Joseon Dynasty in Seoul. The other four are Changdeokgung , Changgyeonggung , Deoksugung & Gyeonghuigung . © Hoodaki 2014 2. Changdeokgung Palace: 2. Changdeokgung Palace Changdeokgung Palace blends well with the natural setting and adapts perfectly to the local topography. One of the Five Grand Palaces, Changdeokgung Palace enamors visitors with its charming architecture and picturesque setting within a large park in Jongno-gu . © Hoodaki 2014 3. National Museum of Korea: 3. National Museum of Korea The museum draws well over three million visitors every year, enriching their understanding of Korean history. National Museum of Korea is certainly one of the top 10 most visited places in Seoul, so you should not miss it even if you are here for a very brief period or need to catch last minute flights to Seoul. © Hoodaki 2014 4. Bukchon Hanok Village: 4. Bukchon Hanok Village Visit Bukchon Hanok Village to experience a 600-year-old urban environment. it has to showcase houses built of woods ( hanok ), hanok restaurants and lots of alleys. Situated between Gyeongbokgung and Changdeokgung , Bukchon Hanok Village is said to be one of the most popular tourist attractions in Seoul. © Hoodaki 2014 5. Lotte World: 5. Lotte World One of the 10 most visited tourist attractions in Seoul, Lotte World boasts of the world’s largest indoor theme park, malls, hotels, theatres & several other attractions for kids & families. If you are on Seoul holidays with family, then you can’t avoid a trip to Lotte World, which is considered as one of the two most world-class theme parks in Asia. © Hoodaki 2014 6. Myeong-Dong: 6. Myeong -Dong Visit Myeong -dong to see some of the awe-inspiring financial landmarks in Seoul & explore traces of a bygone era. It is also a hub of festivities and events that usually involve parades, music & dance performances, fashion shows and other fun activities. Moreover, the area is also home to one of the oldest churches in South Korea. © Hoodaki 2014 7. Everland: 7. Everland The largest theme park in South Korea, Everland attracts no less than 6.5 million visitors in a year, a good number coming from abroad as well. Enjoy the fun rides and fabulous attractions of a great amusement park with your family. Everland is certainly one of the 10 most visited tourist attractions in Seoul, and it also includes a zoo and a water park. © Hoodaki 2014 8. N Seoul Tower: 8. N Seoul Tower Getting a view from the top of the city is a must to appreciate the financial progress and technological advancement of South Korean capital. So, one of the top things to do in Seoul is to climb N Seoul Tower, the tallest building in the city. The Namsan Cable Car can take you up the mountain from where you can walk to the tower and climb to its highest point. © Hoodaki 2014 9. COEX Mall: 9. COEX Mall COEX Mall offers you a perfect glimpse of hyper-modern Korea with its diverse arrays of shops, restaurants and entertainment attractions. With over 100,000 visitors on typical weekdays, the behemoth mall deserves to be in the list of top 10 most visited tourist attractions in Seoul. Moreover, it has more than 40,000 creatures from nearly 650 species. © Hoodaki 2014 10. War Memorial of Korea: 10. War Memorial of Korea One of the top free things to do in Seoul is to visit the War Memorial of Korea, which houses a wide range of exhibits to depict the military history of Korea. It is a wonderful museum, unfolding some gloomy chapters of Korean conflicts while displaying its numerous well-preserved war memorabilia. © Hoodaki 2014 Contact To Hoodaki: Contact To Hoodaki 3rd Floor, 3 Princes Street, London W1B 2LD Phone: +44 20 7318 8140 Website: http://www.hoodaki.com/ Blog: http://www.hoodaki.com/blog/ Like us on: Facebook Follow us on: Twitter Follow us on: Google+ Follow us on: LinkedIn © Hoodaki 2014

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