Seoul Vacations & Travel Packages!
The capital and largest metropolis of South Korea, Seoul is located on the Han River is situated on the Han River. The history of the city dates back to more than two thousand years as it was founded in 18 BCE. At present, this city is considered as a leading and rising global city. This dynamic city is fashion and technology forward, deep traditional, and mashes up palaces, temples, mountain trails, and a plethora of other tourist attractions. Seoul is a paradise for passionate foodies as there are lots of restaurants and eateries offering delicious cuisines. Moreover, Seoul is a round the clock vivacious city and thus makes an ideal option for party lovers and night owls as well.
Places of Interest in Seoul
Arguably the most beautiful of all the five palaces in the city, Gyeongbokgung Palace is also called 'Northern Palace' as it is the furthest north when compared to the adjacent palaces of Changdeokgung and Gyeongheegung. The meaning of the name of the palace is 'Palace of Shining Happiness'. The National Museum is located within east within Hyangwonjeong and the National Palace Museum of Korea is located south of the Huengnyemun Gate
A heaven for shopaholics, Myeongdong is the primary and most popular shopping district of Seoul. In Myeongdong, one can find stores of everything related to fashion from internationally-recognized brands to unique items. It also boasts an assortment of family restaurants, Korean, Japanese, Western dining options, and fast food centers.
N Seoul Tower
Located on Mount Namsan, N Seoul Tower offers great scenic views of the city. This tower has been a symbol of the city since it was first opened to public in 1980. N Seoul Tower has recently undergone a major remodeling. The tower is now a cultural space with an assortment of performances, exhibitions, movies, as well as topnotch snack bars and restaurants.
The largest wholesale and retail shopping district in Korea, Dongdaemun boasts 26 shopping malls, 50,000 manufactures, and 30,000 specialty shops. The site remains closed on Mondays and some public holidays. Here, visitors can literally shop all night as it opens from 10:30 AM to 5:00 AM.