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Seoul Activities

What to Do in Seoul

Seoul activities are affordable and entertaining options that cater to almost all age groups, budget levels and personality, whether you’re a nature lover, thrill-seeker or history buff. The city is a vibrant mix of historical sights, verdant mountains, modern architecture, and unique culture, while efficient subway systems and public transportation makes it incredibly convenient to explore many sights and sounds beyond the city centre.

As Seoul has plenty to offer besides its limitless shopping, sightseeing, and dining opportunities, it’s important that you plan well in advance before jetting off so that you can make the most out of it. From climbing Korea’s tallest mountain peak to spending the night in a traditional bathhouse, here are some of activities you could enjoy for an unforgettable experience during your holiday.

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Korean Folk Village

The Korean Folk Village is where visitors can relive the old days of Seoul, before urbanization took over the city. This quaint town has people performing folk art, cultural workshops that you can take part in, and a modern theme park to keep the kids busy. 

Popular spots within the Korean Folk Village are the World Folklore Museum, Pottery Exhibition Hall, and the Korean Folk Museum. Visit the village’s performance area to catch acrobatics on a tightrope, equestrian shows, and farmer’s music and dance concerts.  

  • Opening Hours: Monday–Friday from 9.30am to 5.30pm, Saturday–Sunday from 9.30am to 6pm (extended hours apply in summer and spring)
  • Location: #90 Minsokchon-ro, Giheung-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, Seoul, South Korea
  • Tel: +82-31-288-0000
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Bugaksan Mountain

Bugaksan Mountain is one of South Korea’s highest mountains. Also known as Baekaksan, there are scenic trails that take you through the city’s 15th- century gates and along ancient fortress walls. It takes about 2 hours to reach the top, where you'll get magnificent views of the city, Gyeongbokgung Palace, and N Seoul Tower. 

Along the way, you’ll pass through historical landmarks such as Seoul Fortress Wall, Bugak Pavilion, and Samcheong Park. Remember to bring your passport as you will need to present it to the authorities to gain entry to the trails. 

  • Location: 42, Changuimun-ro 10-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
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Take a Tour of the City

day pass, you can get off and on any city tour bus for the day. There are 4 routes to choose from – the Panorama course stops at 16 spots, including N Seoul Tower, Namsan Park, and Han River. You’ll also visit the districts of Myeong-dong and Hongdae.  

If you’re interested in sightseeing, opt for the Downtown Palace Namsan Course – the bus stops at the 5 grand palaces of Seoul, the National Folk Museum of Korea, and Namsangol Korean Town. This shuttle tour is suitable for families and visitors who aren’t familiar with the city’s subway system. 

  • Opening Hours: Daily from 8.30am to 9pm
  • Location: Dongwha Duty Free Shop (Subway Gwanghwamun Station, Line 5, Exit 6)
  • Tel: +82-2-777-6090
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