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  • Concerts in Seoul Plaza
    We had the most amazing night at my first Concert in Seoul Plaza at the beginning of the month. Every year since 2007, the plaza, based on preserving art and culture, has organized concerts free of charge. Several performers step up and [...]
    D: 1.3mi00
  • Sadong Myeonok Restaurant
    This cozy little restaurant is a bit hidden, but once you found it, you will not want to go away, or you will definitely come back. I loved all about Sadong Myeonok. They have the most largest manduguk (rice dumpling) you'll ever eat [...]
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  • Migabon Restaurant
    A simple, little cozy place, with a traditional aspect, the Migabon restaurant is heaven of good Korean food and fast service. Even if you have to wait a bit in a queue, the time is worth it, because 1. you don't have to wait THAT long [...]
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  • Seoul Dream Forest
    Seoul's 4th largest park in the northern part of the city, Dream Forest has become a major attraction to visitors. We were so lucky that we went to Seoul in the spring and visited the park, because the trees on Cherry Blossom Path were [...]
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  • Seoul World Cup Park
    Formerly the land of tons and tons of garbage, the Seoul World Cup Park is now a place of peace, tranquility and public. The Stadium in the heart of the park was built for the 17th FIFA world Cup that was held there in 2002. The park is [...]
    D: 5.2mi00
  • Leeum Samsung Museum of Art
    Housed in three buildings, the Leeum Samsung Museum of Art is not just an architectural jewel but a unique gem of culture and art in the busy city of Seoul. Exploring the permanent exhibitions enables you to have a glimpse on the evolution [...]
    D: 2.1mi00
  • Seoul City Tour Bus
    The Seoul City Tour Bus enables you to have a few glimpses on the city for a fair price of only $8.75. The simple part of the tour is that you can get off the bus when it stops, look around, and then just take the next one to the next [...]
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  • Bukchon Hanok Village
    To see and 'experience' some of the traditional side of Seoul a visit to the Bukchon Hanok Village is a worthwhile thing. There are several old, traditionally Asian houses, called hanok, which you can enter (not every one of them) [...]
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  • Folk Village Museum near Seoul
    We fell asleep while we traveled by bus to the Korean Folk Village and we got down from the bus it was like we went back in time several hundred or thousand years. They managed to recreate buildings and surrounding so perfectly, you felt [...]
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  • Myeong-dong Shopping Area
    Seoul's most trendy and popular shopping area, Myeoing-dong is an attarction in itself. Full of all kinds of shops ranging from big brand-chains to traditional Korean souvenir shops, the street is a shopping-mecca for visitors. At [...]
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  • Gyeongbokgung Palace
    One of the national landmarks of the city, the Gyeongbokgung Palace is a very old building , home of the royal families of Korea. The whole palace was built in traditional Asian style with beautiful terraces and roofs, walls. And though [...]
    D: 1.7mi00
  • Seoul Tower
    You get a beautiful view of the city of Seoul and also its surroundings from the observation deck of the Seoul Tower. We were really lucky that we caught a nice, cloudless day with the sun shining down on the city. It is truly breathtaking. [...]
    D: 1.4mi00
  • National Museum of Korea
    History, art and culture; that is what museums are all about. For an understanding of Korea and its background the National Museum of Korea is definitely the best. It offers various kinds of information on both history and culture and has [...]
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  • Insa-dong Street
    Seoul's cultural scene, the Insa-dong Street, in the heart of the city is full of handicraft, antique and artwork shops. A true Mecca for visitors. There are also several traditional cafe and tea shops where visitors can spend a few [...]
    D: 0.8mi00
  • Tosokchon
    Attracting both locals and foreign visitors, Tosokchon, this cozy little place, based in hut-like apartments is a popular Korean locale. We went quite early for dinner, because we wanted to avoid the queues and get a place in time. The [...]
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  • Nanta Theater
    'Playing with your food' seems to hold up a totally new meaning when you watch the show that is held every night in the Nanta Theater in the Unesco Building. The performers characterize chefs that 'play' with their food and [...]
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  • The Road to Peace and Life - 545km
    From the DMZ to the PLZ(Peace and Life Zone) As you know, Korea is separated into two countries. According to the Koreans Armistice Agreement of 1953, the cease-fire line was established from the mouth of Imjingang River in the west [...]
    D: 1.2mi10
  • Korean Folk Village
    This beautiful village is made up of 260 buildings from the Chosun era of the Korean history. The first thing you should know about it is that this is the filming place for the well known Korean dramas, you may be familiar with some of them [...]
    D: 1.2mi10

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Seoul History

Seoul's history stretches back to a time before Christ to 18 BC or maybe even earlier. In its two millennia years of history, Seoul has served as a capital of kingdoms since its establishment. There is evidence of human settlements in the vicinity along Han River in the period spanning the Paleolithic Age. This claim has been backed by archeological evidence as well as that of the period known as Neolithic Age. Remains dug up from the Prehistoric Site in Gangdong-gu dated from 3000 to 7000 years ago. While the facts are still not totally established, the possibility remains. The oldest written history of Seoul dates back to 18 BC when [...]
 
 
Cheap flights to Seoul

Recent Seoul flights found by Travelgrove users

  • $875Hong Kong Airlines flight Hong Kong Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Los Angeles, CA (LAX)Seoul, KR (ICN)05/12/201812:10 pm
    Seoul, KR (ICN)Los Angeles, CA (LAX)05/27/201806:30 am
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  • $941Multiple Airlines flight Multiple Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    San Jose, CA (SJC)Seoul, KR (ICN)09/11/201802:44 pm
    Seoul, KR (ICN)San Jose, CA (SJC)09/25/201812:55 pm
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  • $974China Air flight China Air 
    FromToDepartureTime
    San Francisco, CA (SFO)Seoul, KR (ICN)06/19/201802:50 pm
    Seoul, KR (ICN)San Francisco, CA (SFO)06/26/201805:50 pm
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