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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
“When people think about Korea, the first thing pops up on the head is old palace. You will find what you have seen and imagined. Nice and very calming place to visit ”
  • 244 locals recommend
Tower
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“A wonderful building symbolizing Seoul and a wonderful place with a view of the city.”
  • 198 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Seoul's representative attractions It is full of various food and shopping. You must go.”
  • 191 locals recommend
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”
  • 101 locals recommend
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.”
  • 107 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Great place to go shopping Amazing starfield library, you should definitely go and take a picture”
  • 100 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“If you want to buy souvenirs in Korea, I recommend Insadong. Antiques, art galleries, antique furniture shops, and many traditional teahouses and restaurants. When you come here, go to Ssamji-gil. As a shopping space for traditional Korean culture, you can meet various items containing Korean emotions. Address: Ssamzie, 44, Insadong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul”
  • 117 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Seoul's representative food market. You can try a variety of Korean foods at reasonable prices. Even if it is awkward, some Korean language is required.”
  • 67 locals recommend
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
Place to shop
“Most famous, trendy scene shopping and fashion experience area with sophisticated high street retail shops. Also perfect for foodies.”
  • 78 locals recommend
Place to shop
“You can find everything. from clothing to carpet. table ware. accessory. fur. etc.”
  • 85 locals recommend
Market
“The biggest clothes and fashion wholesale market in Korea. Night market is famous. until 4:00am”
  • 42 locals recommend
Landmark
“Famous Royal Palace. *Admission Information: Reservation required 3 ~ 4 hours before entry.”
  • 52 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
Neighbourhood
“There are many foreign pubs and restaurants for the natives/foreigners. Recommend to visit in the weekend, night!”
  • 94 locals recommend
Plaza
“This place is one of Must Visit place in Korea. You can see historical statues and enjoy lot of events in this square. At the end of the square, there is Kyungbok Palace where Korea Kings lived. You can try Korea Traditional costumes. Everyday, there is a Royal Guard Changing Ceremony”
  • 57 locals recommend

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.”
  • 15 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. ”
  • 13 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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