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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Landmark
“I recommend this royal palace which the palce the last of royal emperor of Korean, many toursts enjoy this place you can enjoy Korean traditional clothes, and walk by beautiful road.”
  • 250 locals recommend
  • 17 Experiences
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“Seoul has a number of viewing platforms where visitors can enjoy the nighttime cityscape or gaze out onto the Hangang (River) but the tower's Digital Observatory is unique, offering an astonishing 360 degree panorama over the city, and 32 LCD screens recounting the 600-year history of Seoul. That is why the observatory is so popular and such a source of pride. Situated on top of the N Plaza, the Roof Terrace is a spacious wooden viewing deck whose exotic atmosphere makes it very popular with lovers. A recent attraction for courting couples is "Locks of Love," thousands of padlocks attached to the fence by romantic Seoulites symbolizing their undying affection. ”
  • 202 locals recommend
  • 7 Experiences
Neighborhood
“If you are looking for shopping. this place is the best for you. specialy there has a duty free shop in Lotte department sotre. So you can come a pick it up what you want to!”
  • 194 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences
General Entertainment
“DDP is a complex cultural space located at Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station in Seoul.Since opening on March 21, 2014, DDP has held a number of cultural events including exhibitions, fashion shows, new product presentations, forums and conferences.DDP is the place where design trends begin and cultures interact.The world's first new products and fashion trends, new exhibitions to share knowledge and various design experiences are possible. Address: 281 Euljiro, Jung-gu, Seoul”
  • 102 locals recommend
  • 14 Experiences
Amusement Park
“Amusement park with easy access by train. (The only amusement park in Seoul-You can get cheap transportation) There are separate indoor and outdoor spaces, but all are available.”
  • 111 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“great shopping place. the mall is almost connected with green line #2 and gold line #9 subway so I recommend to visit when weather is too cold, too hot, or snowy, rainy day. All stores are inside of building.”
  • 104 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Insadong is a precious space where old but valuable traditional objects are exchanged in the city center. In Insa-dong, alleys between Saisai are intertwined like a maze. In this labyrinth, galleries, traditional craft shops, antique art stores, traditional teahouses, traditional restaurants and cafes are concentrated. Insa-dong shops are especially popular with young people and middle-aged people because of their unique style.”
  • 118 locals recommend
Place to eat
“One of my favorite place that you could try the Korean pancakes, Korean style raw beef, chopped raw octopus”
  • 68 locals recommend
  • 7 Experiences
Park
“Surrounded by Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace and Jongmyo Shrine, Bukchon Hanok Village is home to hundreds of traditional houses, called hanok, that date back to the Joseon Dynasty. The name Bukchon, which literally translates to "northern village," came about as the neighborhood lies north of two significant Seoul landmarks, Cheonggyecheon Stream and Jongno”
  • 71 locals recommend
  • 46 Experiences
Place to shop
“Exit 3 of Sinsa Station (Line 3). There are many shops and restaurants along the alleys.”
  • 81 locals recommend
Place to shop
“You can find everything. from clothing to carpet. table ware. accessory. fur. etc.”
  • 86 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Market
“The biggest clothes and fashion wholesale market in Korea. Night market is famous. until 4:00am”
  • 42 locals recommend
Landmark
“The Joseon Dynasty in Seoul-the only Joseon dynasty registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997, one of the five imperial palaces of the imperial era.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Museum
“Huge museum with an awesome children's museum. This is the place to go to learn about Korean history and culture.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“There are many foreign pubs and restaurants for the natives/foreigners. Recommend to visit in the weekend, night!”
  • 95 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Plaza
“Center of Seoul. Great view and close from Gyeongbok palace, Samchung-dong, and Insa-dong.”
  • 59 locals recommend
  • 9 Experiences

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Samgyetang is a ginseng chicken soup, consists of a whole chicken that’s filled with glutinous rice, ginseng, spring onion, jujube, garlic, herbs, and then boiled in a stone bowl that brings out rich and herbal flavors to the dish. Known to be a healthy dish, it’s a perfect choice if you’re feeling sick or exhausted to recharge your body from a whole day’s worth of shopping around Seoul!”
  • 32 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
“Please try Korean traditional noodles here. Its history is over 30 years and one of the famous restaurants in Samchungdong.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you want to try Korean traditional chicken soup, You must go there this is located next to Kyungbok Palais ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Plaza
“Hongdae is a street of youth. You can enjoy k-pop. There are many people with shopping and delicious restaurants.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
“KALGUKSU Literally translating to “knife noodles”, kalguksu is a noodle dish consisting of handmade, knife-cut wheat flour noodles served in a large bowl with broth and other ingredients. Its name comes from the fact that the noodles are not extruded or spun, but cut. Myeongdong Kyoja is said to serve some of the city’s best for just 8,000 KRW per bowl. Really, really good. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
“Yeonnam-dong Thai cuisine restaurant.Thai local atmosphere is very attractive. Michelin guide 2020. Address: 161-8 Seongmisan-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul”
  • 16 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
“Yeonnam-dong representative rice noodle restaurant.Beef noodles and Soi Poppie aga is the main menu. Address: 267, Donggyo-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Cold Noodles restaurant. Its history is over 60 years. If you wanna try chewy noodles restaurant, visit this restaurant. 9,000~12,000 KRW”
  • 4 locals recommend

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